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Genuine GM Reman 6L80 and 6L90 transmissions hit the market

Genuine GM Reman 6L80 and 6L90 transmissions hit the market

| November 29, 2017
 

 Rear wheel drive GM vehicles have been popular for decades and for good reason. They’re stylish, come in all kinds of vehicle forms and offer years of driving enjoyment to an ever-growing loyal fan base. Now GM can help keep these same vehicles rolling down the road by offering two replacement 6-speed transmissions: a 6L80 […]

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SAY NO TO SALVAGE – GM Issues Statement on Salvaged Parts

SAY NO TO SALVAGE – GM Issues Statement on Salvaged Parts

| September 5, 2017
 

 Insurers occasionally push salvage parts into the repair mix, declaring them to be critical cost-cutting ingredients. Whatever savings they may promise, recycled parts can arrive with serious quality issues that both compromise repair safety and raise costs. GM announced its refusal to support the use of salvage replacement parts in a statement released in late […]

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TEHCM vs TCM

TEHCM vs TCM

| June 28, 2017
 

 The way jargon, abbreviations and acronyms get tossed around in technical discussions, it’s easy to talk about things without truly understanding them. Take transmission components. There’s plenty of talk about TCM (Transmission Control Module) and TEHCM (Transmission Electro-Hydraulic Control Module), but what is the significance of each and the key differences? Simple answer: They’re actually […]

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SERVICE, EDUCATE, EMPOWER – Bogi Lateiner Talks Changing Industry Mindsets

SERVICE, EDUCATE, EMPOWER – Bogi Lateiner Talks Changing Industry Mindsets

| June 28, 2017
 

 Industry phenom Bogi Lateiner looks to change attitudes a full 180 degrees Just call her Bogi. Born Sarah Lateiner in Flushing, Queens, she’s a master technician, management trainer, owner of 180 Degrees Automotive in Phoenix, host of Velocity TV’s “All Girl Garage” and a passionate supporter of women in the automotive world. She’s also rebuilding […]

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OEM1Stop – Repair Info at Your Fingertips

OEM1Stop – Repair Info at Your Fingertips

| June 28, 2017
 

 When shops can conveniently find what they need, they create efficiency. That can further translates into potential revenue. www.OEM1Stop.com At one time, repairers may have gotten by through deducing how a repair should be performed based mainly on experience. Today, that approach is reckless and dangerous. Most repairs must be performed according to OEM guidelines. […]

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SHOWCASE SCHEDULE – Tradeshow Listing

SHOWCASE SCHEDULE – Tradeshow Listing

| June 28, 2017
 

 Great vacations start with great planning — typically well in advance of those precious days you’ll spend on the beach, in the mountains or at some dearly important family spot closer to home. The same approach will guarantee your spot at industry trade shows and other automotive expos where you get a leg up on […]

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BACK TO SCHOOL – GM Repair Clinics Return in 2017 with New Classes, Training Opportunities

BACK TO SCHOOL – GM Repair Clinics Return in 2017 with New Classes, Training Opportunities

| March 23, 2017
 

  Following a popular and highly successful 2016 run, GM’s Clinics return this year with even more training options and brand new classes to join updated Clinic favorites. New last year, InShop clinics can be held onsite at your shop, these cutting-edge training sessions provide a first-class look at current repairs and a valuable window […]

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Transmission Programming – GM Promotion Gives 6-speed Buyers No-charge Access to OEM Programming

Transmission Programming – GM Promotion Gives 6-speed Buyers No-charge Access to OEM Programming

| March 23, 2017
 

  Consider for a moment all those things that bring value to your business. Didn’t you try them out first before buying in? Such is the value of a sample. GM is offering this same kind of opportunity for repairers interested in doing all their transmission programming in-shop. From now until the end of 2017, […]

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The Best Part – Around the Clock.  Get the Best Deals on OEM Parts 24/7 with RepairLink

The Best Part – Around the Clock. Get the Best Deals on OEM Parts 24/7 with RepairLink

| March 23, 2017
 

 Review the following repair scenario and try to spot the major mistake the shop makes. A worried customer drops off her 2010 Chevrolet Silverado at Joe’s Garage in the late afternoon after a dash warning light comes on. The customer also requests a brake and suspension inspection. A technician finds time near the end of […]

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Building Blocks. West Coast Shop Turns Genuine GM Rewards into New Business!

Building Blocks. West Coast Shop Turns Genuine GM Rewards into New Business!

| March 23, 2017
 

  Many repairers reinvest their Genuine GM Rewards in their businesses. In itself, that’s very good business. Turn Key Engine Supply, in Oceanside, Calif., may have taken this practice to a whole new level. It’s quite literally a shop built by GM parts whose main business is selling GM products. Turn Key opened its doors […]

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