OTC will host technician challenge contest

March 31, 2015

OTC, a Bosch Automotive Service Solutions brand, will host a technician challenge and highlight its latest products and technologies in tools, equipment, diagnostics and A/C recovery at the 2015 Automechanika Chicago tradeshow and training event April 24-26 in Chicago.

Booth #1338 will feature the newest innovations from OTC, in addition to the technician challenge. The challenge will pit technicians face-to-face with one of several vehicle problems they must diagnose and solve within 15 minutes.

Technicians with the fastest times will be eligible to win an OTC Encore, an OTC Ford master cam tool kit or a set of award-winning OTC tools.

To participate, technicians can pre-register at OTCTools.com/technician-challenge or visit booth #1338 at Automechanika Chicago.

Additionally, OTC will present hands-on, high-tech training seminars designed to help busy professionals. The sessions are geared to help techs stay competitive using the latest tools and equipment to diagnose, service and repair both foreign and domestic vehicles. With vehicle technologies becoming increasingly advanced, high-tech training is more essential than ever for qualified technicians.

The drivability training seminars are:

* J 2534 Reprogramming – Duane Watson, field training specialist, April 25, 8:30-11:45 a.m., Session ID: SAAM25; and

* Air and Fuel Systems Efficiency Testing with a Scan Tool – Steven Zack, field training specialist, April 25, 2-3:30 p.m., Session ID: SAPM24.

Automechanika Chicago is designed for automotive service and collision repair shop owners, technicians, distributors and jobbers. Automechanika is focused on high-end technical and management training while showcasing new tools, equipment and products.