Just before the beginning of the 20th century, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s famous fictional detective, Sherlock Holmes, revolutionized criminal investigation by using the scientific process to arrive at a factual, rather speculative, outcome. For the past decade, a similar revolution has been taking place in the automotive service industry. Today, a new type of technician
On November 7, parts professionals around the nation will put a pencil to paper to test their real-world knowledge of the parts business. Counterman presents this technical information, based exclusively on ASE’s P2 ‘task list,’ that should help you be more confident when testing day arrives.
An automatic transmission shifts itself using engine rpm, load and other inputs to regulate shift points and gear engagement. Older automatics have mechanical/hydraulic controls, while newer automatics have electronic/ hydraulic controls and are operated by a computer (the powertrain control module or a separate transmission control module). All automatics require some type of oil for
Information to help parts professonals pass the ASE P2 test.