Drivers of 2005-06 Chevy Equinox and 2006 Pontiac Torrent SUVs may complain of a rattling sound from the front when driving over rough roads at slow speeds. One likely cause for the noise, reports GM, is a worn lower brake caliper pin bushing.
WEST NEW YORK, N.J.—The auto shop class at Memorial High School was on the fast track to being eliminated. One teacher turned things around, transforming the class and challenging the traditional approach to teaching it.
EWING TWP., N.J. — Amid an industrywide shortage of service technicians, the 451 franchised car dealerships in New Jersey lacked a collective plan to identify, train, hire and retain talented techs for their shops. So they established an apprenticeship program.
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. — Bartec USA L.L.C., maker of tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) diagnostic tools, has released its latest tool software update — Release 61, for Tech400SD, Tech300Pro, Tech500 and Tech400Pro tools.
RICHMOND, Va. — The Automotive Service Association is urging its members in Virginia to contact their state legislators in opposition to plans by Gov. Ralph Northam and others to eliminate the state's periodic vehicle-safety inspection program.