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Ratchet Basics

The tool that pivots its head back and forth to turn a fastener is indispensable to most vehicle repair procedures.

Tool Intel: Why Are There So Many Screwdrivers?

Screwdrivers come in many shapes and sizes, and they are not created equal.

VIDEO: Implementing A Loaner-Tool Program

If you don’t have a tool program, you’re definitely missing out on some add-on sales.

Cornwell Quality Tools Celebrates 100th Anniversary

It all started in 1919, when Eugene Cornwell, a skilled blacksmith, opened shop in an old tannery building in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, where he began hammering out tools on his anvil.

Remove Stubborn Gaskets with ProPneumatic Tool Set

The tools are packaged in a self-contained, reusable storage tray that fits most toolboxes.

Enhance Your Parts Operation’s Profile, Profits By Selling Professional Tools

You know your customers who work in the bays want to move on to the next vehicle as quickly and as prudently as possible. They work every day to streamline their operations so why not help them further by becoming a streamlined operation that offers parts and professional tools?

Impeltronics Offers The Extendable Magnetic Flashlight

Impeltronics offers clear definition to an everyday business phrase through its flashlight’s clever design and price, company says.

JohnDow Adds SMART Cabinet To Its Smart Storage Solutions Line

JDI is adding the SMART Cabinet, a new concept for hose reel storage that makes the installation and servicing of reels fast and easy, the company says.

TechSmart Releases New Import Solutions Tech Session Videos

Highlighting the Tech Sessions are TechSmart’s all-new, not remanufactured, electronic throttle bodies for Nissan and Infiniti, and TechSmart VVT chain tensioner kits for VW and Audi.

New Torque Tools From Dill Air Controls Make TPMS Installation Easier

Dill 4065 contains two pre-set Torque Tools and is a stand-alone kit for the shop that already has a basic TPMS installation toolkit.

I have a 2005 gmc 2500 hd v8 6.0. Mechanic is installing a computer. Control module.

He has had that try k for two work weeks. First they ‘sent” wrong module. Second module they are fooling with now apparently doesn’t work. They are trying to trace it to actual problem. The truck has plenty of turn over power when attempting to start, just won’t hit. Has spark, fuel etc. Any suggestions? I just don’t want to look like a dumb !@# when I start to question these guys. Although they are good friends and regularly work on my vehicles. They are a dealership with unlimited equipment. Thanks for your time!

ITM Offers The Uni-sensor Programmable TPMS System

Provides 95 percent vehicle application coverage for domestic, Asian and European vehicles, according to the company.