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Alternator Repair and Replacement: What You Need to Know

Stringer Auto Repair

Before replacing your alternator, a mechanic will inspect your car’s electrical system and battery to ensure they function correctly. If those components work correctly, your mechanic will replace the alternator with a new or remanufactured one.

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Frequently Encountered Toyota Prius Issues

Auto Alternative

Fortunately, this problem can be resolved through calibration or a minor part replacement. If your vehicle runs out of fuel due to an inaccurate gauge reading, you could find yourself stranded in a precarious situation, increasing the risk of an accident.

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4 Side Hustles To Explore After Auto Mechanic School


Mobile Mechanic Mobile mechanics carry out routine maintenance, large repairs, parts replacement, refurbishing, and general servicing of cars of all types at the request of their customers. These options provide a route to gaining more industry experience, shaping up your work portfolio, and earning more money.

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Run a Shop Smoother with Automotive Labor Times Guides


Of course, those times may vary depending on the technician’s experience or parts availability. Each labor time factors in various elements, such as: diagnostics repairs part replacements testing With these in mind, each task shows up in an estimate as in hours and fractions of hours.

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Mastering the Art of Diagnosing Engine Problems: A Mechanic’s Guide

The Mechanic Doctor

This comprehensive approach helps narrow down the issue, reducing the risk of unnecessary part replacements. Testing Individual Components: The diagnostic process for engine problems also involves thorough testing of various components, including the fuel system, ignition system, and sensors.

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Revolutionizing Fleet Care: A Mechanic’s Guide to Modern Tools

The Mechanic Doctor

Integration with ELDs: ELDs can be programmed to maintain a digital record of every service, repair, and parts replacement. Digital inventory management tools help organize and monitor parts and supplies. Today, digital maintenance logs offer an organized and easily accessible record.

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What's Covered in a PA State Inspection?

Girls Auto Clinic

A safety inspection can be daunting because the state requires auto technicians to look over all systems on a vehicle that may need some part replaced for safety reasons. Some parts you’ve never heard of before. Let’s break down all the systems and vehicle parts we inspect for a vehicle safety inspection.