Topics Service & Repair

February Qwik Tech Tips released

The February issue of Phillips Qwik Tech Tips is now online. This month's issue highlights the best 7-way sockets and trailer harness wire connections available in the marketplace. The issue lists good, better and best link connection options and tips on how to properly install the connections. The issue can be found HERE, and all previous issues of Qwik ...

REPAIR SHOP OF HORRORS: Brake check

The video starts off routine enough; a popped hood and diligently working mechanic. But it doesn't take long for things to go awry.

New fuel system cleaner from Penray

Penray introduces its Total Diesel Fuel System Cleaner. The product is designed to keep fuel systems operating at peak levels and minimize the impact of ...

Velociti adds maintenance service for aftermarket technology

Velociti, Inc. says it is expanding its technology deployment services to include post installation support and maintenance service of aftermarket transportation technologies. To date, Velociti has focused on transportation technology installation and implementation. The latest offering streamlines the management and maintenance of the growing number of aftermarket technology deployments in ...

REPAIR SHOP OF HORRORS: Leg Braker

The gas pedal is usually the long thing on right. The brake, the slightly elongated pedal to the left, right? The woman in this video is clearly confused (or maybe she really dislikes her mechanic). She surely doesn't seem too concerned.

PSI publishes Commercial Fleet Tire Digest

PSI announces the current issue of Commercial Fleet Tire Digest is now available. It can be downloaded HERE. This month’s issue focuses on tire inspection procedures. All past issues can be viewed by visiting the PSI archive page.

New wheel lift from Rotary Lift

Rotary Lift’s new MW-500 Mobile Wheel Lift can remove and position any size wheel or tire weighing up to 500 lbs., making it much easier and more ergonomic for technicians to work on heavy-duty trucks, buses and construction equipment, the company says. “The removal and installation of heavy-duty tires ...

New white paper on heavy-duty service opportunities

Wade & Partners has published a white paper highlighting the value of service portions for heavy-duty distributors. According to the white paper, top-quality distributor service is a vital source of revenue, customer satisfaction and competitive differentiation. “Finally heavy-duty truck parts distributors are recognizing the value of becoming service-led organizations, and ...

Lista now part of Stanley tools

Lista announces it is now part of Stanley Industrial & Automotive, LLC’s Storage & Workspace Systems business unit. Lista says this change consolidates a variety of business units under one legal entity. Stanley Industrial & Automotive is a subsidiary of Stanley Black & Decker. As a market-leading provider to multiple ...

Absorbent pads for shop work

The new Oil Eater Naturals line of absorbent pads is designed to provide a safer and cleaner workplace and help companies meet OSHA and EPA requirements, the company says. The pads are designed to clean up spills around areas such as paint and shop floors, as well as other ...