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The Rules of Engine Diagnostics

There's More to This Service Than Just 'Clearing' Codes

It’s a rare tire dealership that does not occasionally see a car with an illuminated check engine light. In fact, 65% of respondents to MTD’s latest Tire Dealer Automotive Service Study report that they offer engine diagnostic services.


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The ABCs of Plus Sizing

Changing a Vehicle's Look Can Change Its Performance

Joe Findeis, publisher of The Ultimate Wheel & Tire Plus Sizing Guide, has provided expert advice on plus sizing tire and wheel packages for more than 40 years - both at the retail level and as a consultant to the tire industry. 


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REDI-Sensor Covers 62 Million Vehicles

Continental’s REDI-Sensor SE10006 TPMS sensor provides coverage for more than 62 million vehicles in operation, and allows tire dealers and service providers to reduce inventory and simplify tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) service.


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TPMS: Infiniti Q50 — 2018-2020

If a sensor within the tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) of an Infiniti Q50, model years 2018-2020, is replaced it will need to be initiated. The TPMS is not affected by wheel and tire rotation.


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Keep TPMS Tools Updated for Accurate Relearns

Continental is launching a national public service campaign to make sure tire dealerships and service facilities are aware they need to keep TPMS tools updated so they can service all vehicle makes and models and ensure trouble-free and profitable tire services.


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Tips for Mastering Mounting and Balancing

Equipment, Accessories & Patience All Play a Part in Avoiding Common Mistakes

Mounting and balancing tires correctly is the heart and soul of what tire dealers and other tire retailers do. And that means it’s absolutely critical the job is done with precision and delicacy.


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