Auto Inc. - March-April 2015

Unfixable Dodge Magnum

For the most effective diagnostics, don’t just rely on the codes to troubleshoot. Actual testing will give you a bird’s-eye view. Last issue, we talked about a problem created by technician error and made worse by hanging parts without knowing…

ASA Working on Your Behalf

It’s been a busy legislative season in the nation’s capitol and around the country. Here are some news items about legislation moving through state legislatures in North Carolina and New Jersey. Be sure to visit ASA’s legislative website, www.TakingTheHill.com, for…

GM Security Systems

If you’ve worked on any GM vehicles over the past 20 years, most likely you have encountered one of their security systems. Passkey, one of GM’s most popular earlier systems, used a pellet in the steel shank of the key…

News Briefs, speedy facts, and other quick bits of info

Welcome, ASA-Connecticut! The Automotive Service Association (ASA) has announced a new affiliate: ASA-Connecticut. Dan Risley, ASA’s president and executive director, in making the announcement, said: “We are extremely excited to welcome ASA-Connecticut – formerly known as the Connecticut Collision Repair…

Thank You

At our annual meeting in April my term as chairman will end. Therefore, this is my last Chairman’s Message. Donny Seyfer will become chairman, and I assure you he is more than capable. There will be one or two new…