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Check/Service engine lights

FYI, most computers when they know something is wrong stop running monitors and self test because with something wrong can get false results. Problem with that is that there may be more than one problem with vehicle but only the first problem may be reported and identified because some on board testing may have stopped after first problem occurred. AFTER REPAIR, CODE(S) NOT CURRENTLY PRESENT. YOUR COMPUTER WILL NOW START PERFORMING SELF TESTING, THAT WAS STOPPED BECAUSE OF PREVIOUS CODE(S)/DTC(s). IF NEW DRIVE CYCLE SELF TEST FINDS NEW PROBLEM AND TURNS ON CHECK ENGINE/SERVICE ENGINE SOON LIGHT, RECOMMEND RETURN FOR NEW DIAGNOSTIC, OR YOU CAN LEAVE VEHICLE (SOMETIMES OVERNIGHT), PAY FUEL AND LABOR COST FOR DIAGNOSTIC TECHNICIAN TO DRIVE FOR SEVERAL DRIVE CYCLES. This note is to help inform the customer how a automotive OBD (on board diagnostic) computer works with self testing and monitors, some continuous work. Most have to meet ” enabling” condition(s) to run which also ... read more

Auto Care Association and ASE Honor Newest World Class Technicians

Seventeen automotive technicians have qualified for the 2017 World Class Technician Award. The Auto Care Association and National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) recognize these technicians who have tested and obtained ASE certification in 22 specialty areas during the 2016 test administrated by ASE. The 2017 World Class Technicians are: Dale Banfi, Downers Grove, Ill. James Bennett, Jr., Norfolk, Va. Justin Buckler, Mechanicsville, Md. Karl Chabowski, Rolling Meadows, Ill. Joe Gould, Hastings, Fla. Kenneth Grabowski, Rolling Meadows, Ill. Kelley Hatlee, Gillespie, Ill. Matt Krull, Lester Prairie, Minn. Andrew Lewis, Island Lake, Ill. James Mcleod Sr., Newmarket, Ontario, Canada Dwayne Myers, Woodsboro, Md. Gary Sapp, Pensacola, Fla. John Steinacker, Lamy, N.M. Tony Tasillo, Moffat, Ontario, Canada Lewis Vicinus Jr., Millville, N.J. John Villa, San Luis Ob ... read more

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