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4 Signs a Car Needs a Wheel Alignment That Auto Mechanics Should Notice

Wheel alignment, or suspension angles, are optimized and set by car manufacturers. Over time, the wheels and steering components can go out of alignment. They will do so more quickly…
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3 Tips for Acing Your Auto Mechanic Apprenticeship Interview

In a survey, one third of employers indicated that they know if they are going to hire an applicant within the first 90 seconds of an interview. This gives you,…
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3 Things for Students in Mechanic Certification Programs to Know About Car Audio Systems

Vehicle audio systems have been around since 1930 when Motorola introduced the very first car radio. At the time, the technology was extremely expensive. In fact, Motorola’s radio cost $130…
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Why the Average Age of Vehicles on the Road Is Rising and What it Means for Auto Mechanic Careers

Auto sales are fairly high, and yet the average age of cars on the road in Canada continues to rise. According to a TD report, the average age hit 9.3…
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Understanding Automotive Systems: A Guide for Auto Service Training Students

If you’re interested in automotive mechanics, you’ll know that every vehicle is essentially a finely tuned machine. From Ferraris to Fords, under almost every convertible roof or shiny hood ornament…
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