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Extractor oil changes

Automotive Shop Tools & Equipment Today, 07:54 AM
I just bought an dip stick extractor for oil changes. I was wondering if anyone used them or had any input. Obvious cons would be the possibility of not getting all the oil. We'll see how it goes. Sent from my SCH-I605 using Tapatalk
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Technician Interview Process

HR Topics, Hiring, & Firing & Training Yesterday, 11:15 PM
When you all interview a potential technician, do you have a specific series of technical/behavioral questions you use to determine his/her diagnostic aptitude?  The reason I ask is we have had technicians in the past who have been mechanics for 10+ years but after hiring them we find out th...
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Article: I Must Be Insane - - It's my excuse for bein...

AutoShopOwner Articles Yesterday, 09:29 PM
I Must Be Insane         Insanity has been described as doing the same thing over and over again, but expecting different results. Well, I must be insane, because every morning, as I drive to the shop and unlock the doors, I’m expecting today to be di...
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Local Valvoline Not That Busy

Banner Programs & Franchising Yesterday, 09:21 PM
There is a local Valvoline Quick Lube near me that does not appear that busy.  I wonder if it's just this location or are quick lubes going thru a change in their customer base? I know one thing that strikes fear in the quick lube industry is the extended oil change intervals and t...
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Free tire rotations

Automotive Products & Services Yesterday, 08:27 PM
I would like to hear how others are selling tire rotation services when places such as 'Discount Tire' and others offer free tire rotations when you buy tires from them? I try to sell a tire rotation every 5,000 miles with their oil change, and offer at '5K mile service' which includes the oil ch...
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