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06 Jul, 2021
What Is Dyno Tuning?

What Is Dyno Tuning?

Dyno tuning can help you measure the engine output of your vehicle. Learn more about how it works here!
28 Jun, 2021
The History of NASCAR: How It All Started

The History of NASCAR: How It All Started

NASCAR was founded in 1948. Learn more about its history and NASCAR Technical Institute by reading here.
07 Jun, 2021
What Causes Metal Shavings in Oil?

What Causes Metal Shavings in Oil?

Metal shavings can build up in your car’s oil and cause issues. Learn what causes this problem and how to prevent it here!
31 May, 2021
How Do NASCAR Engines Work?

How Do NASCAR Engines Work?

NASCAR engines deliver tons of power to cars on the track. Learn more details about how they work here!
26 May, 2021
The Most Common Car Cooling System Problems

The Most Common Car Cooling System Problems

The cooling system in your vehicle helps keep the engine running at the right temperature. Find out more about common issues this system can experience by reading here.
28 Apr, 2021
What Is Battery Terminal Corrosion?

What Is Battery Terminal Corrosion?

Are your vehicle battery terminals corroded? Read more to see what causes it and how you can fix it!
13 Apr, 2021
What Are Direct Injection Engines?

What Are Direct Injection Engines?

Direct injection engines offer increased fuel efficiency for vehicles. Read more about how they work here!
29 Mar, 2021
What Is Power Steering Fluid?

What Is Power Steering Fluid?

Learn about what power steering fluid does, the types of power steering fluid, when to change power steering fluid, and more.
23 Mar, 2021
Main Components of a Car & Their Functions

Main Components of a Car & Their Functions

What are the basic parts of a car and how do they work? Learn about them here.
09 Mar, 2021
What Is a Fleet Mechanic?

What Is a Fleet Mechanic?

Learn all about the career path of a fleet mechanic, including job duties, salary, required training and more.
01 Mar, 2021
Advancing vs. Retarding Ignition Timing

Advancing vs. Retarding Ignition Timing

Ignition timing will affect engine performance. Find out how it works and the difference between advancing and retarding here!
04 Feb, 2021
What Are Anti-Lock Braking Systems (ABS)?

What Are Anti-Lock Braking Systems (ABS)?

What are anti-lock braking systems (ABS), and how do they work? Learn all about ABS and why it’s such an important safety feature in cars today.
25 Jan, 2021
What Is an Automotive Oscilloscope?

What Is an Automotive Oscilloscope?

Automotive oscilloscopes are important diagnostic tools. Find out why here!
20 Jan, 2021
What Is Differential Fluid?

What Is Differential Fluid?

Learn the answer to “What does differential fluid do?” and why it’s important to maintain. Contact UTI for auto or diesel technician school information.
11 Jan, 2021
What Is Brake Fluid?

What Is Brake Fluid?

What is brake fluid? Find out what it does, looks like, and how often you should change it here.
06 Jan, 2021
What Is a Catalytic Converter?

What Is a Catalytic Converter?

What does a car’s catalytic converter do? Find out the important role it plays in your car’s exhaust system.
28 Dec, 2020
How Do Air Conditioning Systems Work in a Car?

How Do Air Conditioning Systems Work in a Car?

How do air conditioning systems work in a car? Lean more automotive AC system theory and operation here!
24 Dec, 2020
What Is an Automotive Service Manager?

What Is an Automotive Service Manager?

Find out what an Automotive Service Manager does and how you can take the steps to become one. Read more here!
30 Nov, 2020
Ranking the Highest Paying Automotive Technician Salaries in the U.S.

Ranking the Highest Paying Automotive Technician Salaries in the U.S.

Interested in working on cars for a living? Click here to find information on annual median salaries for automotive technicians.
30 Oct, 2020
What Is an Automotive Service Writer and What Do They Do?

What Is an Automotive Service Writer and What Do They Do?

Learn the automotive service writer job description, how to become a service writer, and where the career can take you.
12 Oct, 2020
Hourly Rate vs Flat Rate: How Auto Mechanics Are Paid

Hourly Rate vs Flat Rate: How Auto Mechanics Are Paid

Learn the difference between flat rate and hourly rate pay for automotive technicians. Contact Universal Technical Institute for mechanic school info.
21 Sep, 2020
How UTI Grad Kendrick Cowart Pursued a Career with Volvo

How UTI Grad Kendrick Cowart Pursued a Career with Volvo

Find out how this UTI grad turned his passion for working on cars into a full- time career at a Volvo dealership.
12 Jul, 2020
What is Transmission Fluid?

What is Transmission Fluid?

Ever wondered, ‘What does transmission fluid do?’ Click here to learn all about the importance of transmission fluid and how often it should be changed.
11 Jul, 2020
What is a Transmission and How Does it Work?

What is a Transmission and How Does it Work?

Learn answers to what does a transmission do and how does a transmission work, plus details on automatic vs manual transmission.
07 Jul, 2020
What is Car Coolant?

What is Car Coolant?

Learn the answers to what does coolant do and how does coolant work, plus what happens if you run out of coolant and types of car coolant.
04 Mar, 2020
Meet Michael Heyman: Award-Winning BMW STEP Instructor

Meet Michael Heyman: Award-Winning BMW STEP Instructor

BMW STEP Instructor Michael Heyman recently received the BMW Group Trainer Certification and achieved a final grade of distinction.
27 Feb, 2020
The Automotive Technician Shortage: What Does This Mean for Your Career?

The Automotive Technician Shortage: What Does This Mean for Your Career?

You’ve heard about the automotive technician shortage…but what does this mean for you?
21 Feb, 2020
7 Top Auto Technician Skills Employers Look For

7 Top Auto Technician Skills Employers Look For

Click here to learn about some of the top skills employers look for when hiring automotive technicians.
04 Feb, 2020
Ford FACT Program Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary

Ford FACT Program Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary

Ever thought about training for an automotive career with Ford? Click here to learn about the FACT program, which just celebrated its 20th anniversary.
18 Dec, 2019
Becoming an Automotive Service Advisor: Qualifications and Tips for Success

Becoming an Automotive Service Advisor: Qualifications and Tips for Success

Ever thought about becoming an automotive service advisor? Click here to learn everything you need to know about this career.

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