Topics Service & Repair

Trailer diagnostic tools from Noregon

Noregon Systems introduces the Noregon Trailer Diagnostic Adapter. The new adapter provides technicians with a single source solution for the diagnosis of trailer ABS issues, the company says. “Our new Trailer Diagnostic Adapter is in response to industry needs for a single adapter that can connect OEM, ABS or JPRO ...

Service profitability white paper available from Karmak

Karmak has released the newest post in its new Thought Leadership series, “Using Data to Increase Service Profit.” Available HERE, the paper was written by Karmak’s team of Adam Madsen, manager of product management, and Jason Goby, product owner. In it, the duo breaks down five specific types of data ...

MERA debuts Remanufacturing Technology Forum

Detroit was the location for an industry first this week, as the Motor City hosted the Motor & Equipment Remanufacturers ...

Marx Group forms Collision Division

Tom Marx, CEO of Marx Group Advisors, announces the formation of a new business segment in the collision repair/paint, body and equipment (PBE) segment of the aftermarket for mergers, acquisitions and divestitures. Marx Group Advisors Collision Division will be led by Ray Datt, vice president, and Mike Bryan, who ...

Steps to repairing a rubber air line

“In an emergency situation, when a rubber air line between the tractor/trailer is severed, if the damage is close enough to the fittings on either end, and there is still enough working length in the line available, it is possible to repair the air line with a few ...

Avoiding the tempation of emission tampering

This is Part I of a five-part special report on emission tampering released last week by Successful Dealer. For access to Parts II-V, please see the links at the bottom of the page. For as long as heavy-duty trucks have been on the road, people have been tinkering with ...

FinditParts becomes master distributor for Leland Brake & Wheel

FinditParts.com is a new master distributor of Leland Brake & Wheel Parts. “We’re excited to reinvigorate and sell such a strong brand,” says David Seewack, CEO and founder at FinditParts. The Leland brand is available to both distributors and end-users alike on the FinditParts portal. Leland offers a catalog of more ...

Limited space remaining for upcoming MERA event

Motor & Equipment Remanufacturers Association (MERA) announces limited space is available for its upcoming Reman Technology Forum in Detroit next week. The event is scheduled for next Thursday, July 31, 2014 at the COBO Center in Detroit before the NACE|CARS 2014 event. MERA says key discussion topics include: Core Recovery, Disassembly ...

REPAIR SHOP OF HORRORS: Dyno-Sore

Dynos are handy tools when used properly. When not used properly, they are significantly less handy but much funnier.

Rotary Lift updates its MOD35 Series

Rotary Lift introduces the next generation of its heavy-duty in ground lift: the MOD35 Series. The MOD35 builds on the success of Rotary Lift’s popular MOD30 inground lift, the company says, offering best-in-class lifting capacity and clear bay space, patent-pending pendant controls and lower installation costs. More than 1,100 MOD30 ...