August 2023

Congratulations to our 2023 Auto Value Scholarship Winners!

Wishing you the best of luck in your education and future endeavors!

Read More About our 25 Recipients

Who's Ready for the Alaskan Adventure Cruise?! Promotion Starts September 1st, Don't "Moose" Out

All Hands-On- Deck August for Right To Repair

Auto Care Association’s President, Bill Hanvey, reports out in a Mid-Year Distribution Update and explains how resiliency amid economic hardship is poised for future success.

Click this link to send an automatic letter to your local congressperson telling them to support the REPAIR Act.

Heavy Duty Truck Air Brake Training

Register Now for 'The Brake Stops Here', onsite training at The Group Training Academy from October 9th to the 13th, 2023. For more details and to register for the hands-on workshop, visit their website.

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The Power of Reviews: How They Impact Auto Repair Shop Decisions

This blog highlights some of the findings of BrightLocal’s recent Local Consumer Review Survey 2023. One of my favorite stats – 46% of participants say they trust consumer reviews as much as personal recommendations from friends and family.

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Great America Leasing - Auto Value

Great America Leasing offers Certified Service Centers assistance with investing in tools and equipment. With a simple, no money down, hassle-free leasing program, help improve your shop’s efficiency and look with improved tools, equipment, shelving, and more.

Get started today by contacting Ryan Schlueter via 530-940-1483 or

Maximize Technician Efficiency to Satisfy More Customers

How do you offer the highest level of service with speed and accuracy? Consider digital tools that enhance auto repair technician efficiency to deliver vehicle inspections faster, based on past experience. As a result. estimates come together quickly and techs get right to work.

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Establishing a Training & Development Program for Today's Auto Technicians

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Check out the Newly Updated Store Locator

Our locator service recently got a refresh and provides new filter options, interactive buttons to link to Directions, Your websites, Setting Appointments, and more!

Wednesday, August 30th Road Testing - How to do it Profitably; How to do it Safely

Taking a customer’s car for a test drive may be the only way to know what’s really wrong – but how can you learn what you need in a safe and productive manner? Learn how to maximize your road test procedures and what you should remember to protect your team.



The TPMS warning light goes out after driving the vehicle for several miles. The MOST likely cause of this condition is:

A) An out-of-round tire.

B) Low tire air pressure.

C) A weak TPMS sensor battery.

D) A faulty wheel speed sensor.

View the answer. View explanation