Mike Mavrigian

Longtime automotive industry journalist and Modern Tire Dealer contributor Mike Mavrigian also is the editor of MTD’s sister publication, Auto Service Professional. Mavrigian received a bachelors degree from Youngstown State University in English literature with a minor in journalism in 1975.


Avoiding Brake Service Comebacks

May 7, 2019
Brake system service has its own set of issues, starting with “rust never sleeps.”

Winter Tires and TPMS Systems: Follow Proper Procedures to Maintain Functionality

Jan. 15, 2019
Even the most straightforward service – mounting aftermarket winter tires that are the same size as the original tires – has the potential to create tire pressure ...

Upgrading Shop Equipment: When and Why to Consider New Purchases

Sept. 11, 2017
New equipment acquisition represents both a substantial investment as well as an enjoyable experience. After all, who doesn’t love the look, feel and smell of new equipment...
Consumer Tires

Wheel fasteners

May 5, 2015
Wheel fasteners are arguably the most important components on any vehicle, responsible for securing the wheels to the vehicle, yet are often the least understood and appreciated...
Consumer Tires

NVH issues and answers

May 5, 2015
In this article, we’ll address a variety of noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) issues. We’ll also offer tips on how to avoid and/or cure these ills.