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EyeSpy: Nothing but broken brakes!
August 23, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Brakes are a key safety item on any car, but you wouldn’t know that by the way some motorists take care of them!  Here are just four recent brake-related EyeSpy photos, sent in by readers of CARS magazine.  Enjoy the

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Sometimes it’s just beyond repair!
August 19, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Bruce Silverson of Hilltop Autopro in White Rock, B.C. had to use his diplomatic skills when a customer brought in a 2002 Mazda Protege with a complaint of “spongey brake pedal.” When they lifted the car, they found out there

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The more things change? Lifts
August 16, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Our latest walk down memory lane takes a look at how the manufacturing and marketing of lifts has changed over the years.

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New EYE SPY Video: Things that go BOOM!
August 15, 2019 by Allan Janssen

With so much tension in the modern automotive engine, it’s not surprising that technicians sometimes encounter the evidence of an explosive calamity under the hood.

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BY THE NUMBERS: Some facts about texting
August 13, 2019 by Allan Janssen

  3 minutes More than 90 percent of the time, texts are read within the first three minutes after receipt. Zipwhip, 2019 State of Texting Report   60% By far the most common business use of texting is to schedule

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BOOM! New EyeSpy video examines explosive situations
August 13, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Explosions are the inevitable result of heat, pressure, and pent-up energy. And with so much of those ingredients in the modern automotive engine, it’s not surprising that technicians sometimes encounter the evidence of an explosive calamity under the hood. Check

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Sometimes it’s beyond repair!
August 5, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Bruce Silverson of Hilltop Autopro in White Rock, B.C. had to use his diplomatic skills when a customer brought in a 2002 Mazda Protege with a complaint of “spongey brake pedal.” When they lifted the car, they found out there

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Community fundraiser deemed a ‘smashing’ success
July 8, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Eccles Auto Service turned the grand opening of its third Dundas, Ont. location into a fundraiser for St. Joseph’s Villa Foundation on Saturday. In addition to a day of fun games and activities, over 200 community supporters picked up a

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EyeSpy Video #9: Creative DIY Repairs… the sequel!
July 8, 2019 by Allan Janssen

  Ever wonder what your customers were thinking when they decided to try to fix their vehicles? Working without training, experience, or the proper tools, they manage only to make other people scratch their heads in wonder. Check out the

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EyeSpy | Creative DIY repairs… the sequel!
July 8, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Missed an episode? Go to the EyeSpy homepage to get caught up. DO YOU HAVE EYESPY WORTHY PICTURES? If you have pictures of unbelievably creative DIY repairs that had you instantly reaching for your camera [or phone] and you’d like

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Deep Dive: Randy Moore on achieving your dreams
July 6, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Former Mister Transmission president and CEO Randy Moore has written an inspiring book about how to break mental barriers and make dreams come true. Auto Service World editor Allan Janssen sat down with him to discuss the motivation behind “Fly

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On The Spot: ETI savours the sound of success
July 2, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Cruz Pedregon’s nitro-fueled Funny Car was a hit at the recent Tool Tech conference, hosted in Charlotte, N.C. by the Equipment and Tool Institute (ETI). Pedregon fired up his Funny Car — the only fully-functioning display car of its kind