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What’s In Your Car’s Fuse Box?

When a driver brings their vehicle to a service center or garage, an automotive technician must inspect it to determine the source of the issue the driver is experiencing. Automotive technician training schools can teach you the skills needed to perform numerous vehicle repairs and modifications. However, many problems that drivers believe are taking place, […]

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Collision Technology 101

Do you know what happens when you take your vehicle to a mechanic’s shop to have collision damage repaired? Behind those garage doors is where some of the most advanced automotive repairs happen. The world of collision repair technology is a fascinating and modern aspect of automotive technology, and any aspiring automotive technician should learn […]

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3 Things Employers Look for when Hiring Automotive Technicians

Once you’ve completed your automotive training, you’ll be looking for jobs in the industry to apply for and start your career as an automotive technician. But getting hired can be easier said than done. To prepare you for interviews and meetings with prospective employers, the Automotive Training Center is here to give you some advice. […]

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What is Tire Balancing and Alignment?

One common problem automotive technicians encounter with vehicles is unbalanced and misaligned tires. Any aspiring automotive technician should understand the fundamentals of tire alignment and balancing so they can resolve these problems quickly and efficiently. To ensure a smooth, safe drive, tire care is of the utmost importance. Take a look below to understand the […]

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What are Direct Injection Engines?

You may have noticed that some manufacturers have been advertising the engines in their newer vehicles as extra fuel efficient thanks to direct injection technology. Since using such technology is becoming a standard in the automotive industry, it’s important for aspiring automotive technicians to understand how direct injection technology works. Defining Direct Injection Direct injection […]

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3 Famous Car Designers and How they got Started

While car designers aren’t A-list celebrities by any stretch of the imagination, millions of people appreciate their work each year, including many aspiring automotive technicians. Take a look at how three of the most famous car designers in the world got their start in the automotive industry. Peter Schreyer Born in West Germany, Schreyer attended […]

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How to Repair your Defroster Grid Lines

Defroster grids on vehicles can be easily damaged, but instead of going to a repair center and paying hundreds of dollars to have someone fix them for you, you can easily repair them for much less. The defroster grids are the skinny lines that run across your rear windshield, and their job is to remove […]

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PA State Inspection Checklist: How To Perform A State Inspection

How’d you like to be on other side of a PA State Inspection? Vehicle Inspections are a tradition some Pennsylvanians might like to see disappear, but that probably won’t be happening anytime soon. Inspections can be stressful if drivers don’t know what the inspectors are looking for and the potential for expensive mandatory repairs can do […]

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