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VIDEO: Unlocking The Mystery Of The Engine Control Module

Unlike the man behind the curtain in “The Wizard of Oz,” there’s nothing mysterious about the electronic control module, or ECM.

VIDEO: A Closer Look At Oxygen Sensors

In a closed-loop system, the O2 sensor monitors the air/fuel ratio 100 times per second to make minor fuel-trim corrections.

VIDEO: Top 10 DIY Auto Care Jobs

Let’s take a look at the 10 most popular DIY auto care jobs, from Counterman’s 2020 P.A.R.T.S. Survey.

VIDEO: Building Customer Relationships

Solving problems maintains customers.

VIDEO: Selling Wheel-Alignment Equipment

Wheel alignments can provide a consistent stream of revenue for your DIFM customers.

VIDEO: Bench-Testing Starters And Alternators

Your first line of defense against unnecessary returns of starters and alternators is a bench tester.

VIDEO: Putting Together An Emergency Kit

Asking your customers if they have an emergency-supply kit could lead to additional sales, and it could even save a life.

VIDEO: What Is A Universal Joint?

U-joints are most commonly found on the rear axles of light trucks, SUVs and rear-wheel-drive passenger cars.


TPMS is one of the most popular topics that we cover.

VIDEO: Recurring Revenue From Tire Changers, Wheel Balancers

The recurring revenue opportunities after the sale of a tire changer or wheel balancer should far exceed the revenue from the initial equipment sale.

VIDEO: Is It Time For New Wiper Blades?

Most manufacturers recommend changing the wiper blades every six to 12 months.

National Pronto, The Network Announce Merger

As of Jan. 1, 2021, the newly formed organization will be known as the Pronto Automotive Distribution Network.