Garage Gurus

Garage Gurus® is an industry-leading training and support platform created to address the skills gap and technician shortages facing the automotive service industry.

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Discover how to determine the common causes of the P0420/P0430 code in the 5 Basic Emissions Control Diagnostic Checks eLearning course. You’ll learn the five basic steps for diagnosing issues with the emissions control system. Read More

This eLearning Module is designed to go through each of the 5 Basic Diagnostic Steps for the Emissions Control System, helping to determine common causes of the P0420/P0430 code. Read More

Este módulo de aprendizaje está diseñado para repasar cada uno de los 5 Pasos Básicos para el Diagnostico del Sistema de Control de Emisiones, y ayuda a determinar las causas más comunes que generan el código P0420/P0430. Read More

Clinic Length: Approx. 3 hours  Tuition:  $85.00 Universal Technical Institute 9494 Haven Ave. Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730 This seminar enhances the skills of the professional undercar technician in the area of advanced wheel alignment. It covers suspension and steering diagnosis due to bent parts from accidents and road hazards, vehicle modifications, tire/wheel resizing and height issues. A review of basic alignment angles followed by thorough explanation of steering axis inclination (SAI), included angle (IA), scrub radius and toe out on turns (TOOT) will assist the alignment technician in utilizing the aligner as a diagnostic tool. Related electronic systems are also covered in this course. Vehicle component inspection and customer communication skills are necessary traits for any successful alignment tech and the importance of these skills are stressed in this class.   After completing this seminar, the student will have the knowledge to: Utilize the alignment machine as a diagnostic tool for the alignment and repair of vehicles involved in road hazard incidents and vehicle collisions Identify root causes for uneven or erratic tire wear and handling problems. Effectively communicate the results to the vehicle owner. Identify how vehicle modifications and tire/wheel changes affect alignment and dynamic operation Analyze related electronic systems that interact with the chassis system in need of recalibration or adjustment after the alignment procedure Read More

Clinic Length: Approx. 3 hours  Tuition:  $85.00 This clinic will be taught in Spanish. This seminar enhances the skills of the professional undercar technician in the area of advanced wheel alignment. It covers suspension and steering diagnosis due to bent parts from accidents and road hazards, vehicle modifications, tire/wheel resizing and height issues. A review of basic alignment angles followed by thorough explanation of steering axis inclination (SAI), included angle (IA), scrub radius and toe out on turns (TOOT) will assist the alignment technician in utilizing the aligner as a diagnostic tool. Related electronic systems are also covered in this course. Vehicle component inspection and customer communication skills are necessary traits for any successful alignment tech and the importance of these skills are stressed in this class.   After completing this seminar, the student will have the knowledge to: Utilize the alignment machine as a diagnostic tool for the alignment and repair of vehicles involved in road hazard incidents and vehicle collisions Identify root causes for uneven or erratic tire wear and handling problems. Effectively communicate the results to the vehicle owner. Identify how vehicle modifications and tire/wheel changes affect alignment and dynamic operation Analyze related electronic systems that interact with the chassis system in need of recalibration or adjustment after the alignment procedure Read More

This course covers the incorporation of electrical components into electronic systems.  Technicians will see how all automotive systems now involve some form of microprocessor control.  Technicians learn about design and operation of input sensors and  switches, central processing units, and output devices such as actuators and motors.  It introduces vehicle networks and provides an overview of basic engine management and body electrical systems. Read More

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