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ASE Certifications and Their Importance to the Automotive Technician

ASE certification and the badge on the uniform signify that you have been tested and certified by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence. It implies to the public that you are knowledgeable in every aspect of the system you are working on.

2000-03 Chevy S10 2.2l Tech Tip

If your vehicle is experiencing low or no fuel pressure after a fuel pump or fuel filter replacement, the cause could be a faulty fuel filter/regulator. To determine if it is the fuel pump or fuel filter/regulator, there are steps you should following.

Keep It Safe! A Refresher on Safety Practices

Whether you're a new do-it-yourselfer or a seasoned professional, safety should always be a priority. Over time, we tend to get comfortable and fall away from basic safety practices if we're not careful. Here's a refresher to help keep you, your colleagues, and your vehicle safe.

Electric Fuel Pump Testing

Most vehicles with fuel injection utilize an electric fuel pump located in the fuel tank to supply sufficient volume and pressure to the injectors. Fuel is under pressure as it enters the fuel injector. The injector is a solenoid activated by the powertrain control module (PCM).

Why Fuel Pumps Fail

As winter approaches, it’s good to note that one of the leading causes of fuel pump failure is running on a low fuel tank, especially in cold weather. Frequent driving with a low fuel level can starve the pump for lubrication and cooling by plugging up the strainer with contaminants inside the tank, which can lead to accelerated wear or even pump damage.

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