April 2023

As winter comes to an end, it is time to get your customer's cars ready for spring driving and summer road trips! It is important to check tires, brakes and windshield wipers and take care of any issues that may have occurred during winter.

View the online Car Care Guide or order a copy for your shop's waiting area and help your customers be car care aware!

The Ultimate Vehicle Giveaway Ends April 30th!

Don't forget, MyPlace4Parts users are entered automatically. Learn more at ultimatevehiclegiveaway2023.com

2023 Technician of the Year

Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper is looking for top technicians across the United States to throw their hat in the ring and have a chance to be crowned the 2023 Technician Of the Year. The Technician of the Year program is designed to recognize, showcase, and award the top technicians in the country. Contact your parts supplier to learn more about the program in your area, and learn how YOU could become the Technician of the Year. 

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Repair Shop Advice: Local Links - What They Are and Why They Are So Important

The three core pieces of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) are Architecture, Backlinks and Content. The acronym is easy to remember – ABC. Backlinks are links back to your website from other websites. In this blog by Repair Shop Websites, they discuss what "links" are and why they are so important for your shop's SEO.

Understanding Local Pages

One of the most important components in a local marketing strategy is the development of local landing pages. A Local Page is created for an individual business allowing them to showcase information and content that is specific to their geographic area and customers they serve.

Local Page PDF Available Here

Are you struggling with consistency in your workflow in your shop?

In this webinar, we will begin by discussing common workflow failures that occur, specifically when you are under pressure with 'waiting clients' and quick-service visits. Our team will then “in-tool” with Autoflow to demonstrate techniques you can try out immediately.

Did you know? Autotext.me is now Autoflow. Read more about the name change here.

Register Today for the Virtual Diesel Expo

3 Days of Technical Training, Expert Insights, and Free Swag

View Agenda Here

POP QUIZ: There is little air flow through the vents of a vehicle's automatic air conditioning system. Which of the following is causing this condition?

A) An open in the blower motor circuit.

B) Resistance in the blend door motor circuit.

C) A faulty compressor

D) A clogged cabin air filter.

View the answer. View explanation.