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04 Jun, 2021
What Does a Coil Light Mean?

What Does a Coil Light Mean?

The coil light is an important indicator on vehicles with diesel engines. Find out more about how it works here!
20 Apr, 2021
How Do Diesel Hydraulic Brakes Work?

How Do Diesel Hydraulic Brakes Work?

The hydraulic brake systems on diesel vehicles help them come to a safe and complete stop. Learn more about how they operate here.
02 Apr, 2021
How Does a Diesel Engine Work?

How Does a Diesel Engine Work?

Ever wondered what makes a diesel engine run? Learn all about the different diesel engine components here.
25 Feb, 2021
How Long Does It Take to Become a Diesel Mechanic?

How Long Does It Take to Become a Diesel Mechanic?

Learn about the requirements for diesel mechanic school, diesel mechanic courses, career paths for diesel mechanics, and more.
19 Feb, 2021
What Is a Locomotive Mechanic?

What Is a Locomotive Mechanic?

Locomotive mechanics have important jobs. Like working with your hands? Learn how you can train to become one here!
12 Feb, 2021
What Is a Mobile Diesel Mechanic?

What Is a Mobile Diesel Mechanic?

What is a mobile diesel mechanic, and how do you become one? Find out in this career guide.
04 Jan, 2021
How to Become an Agricultural Mechanic

How to Become an Agricultural Mechanic

What does an Agricultural Mechanic do? Read more about this rewarding job here!
30 Dec, 2020
The History of Diesel Engines

The History of Diesel Engines

Diesel engines are used in wide variety of fields today. Learn more about their history and when they were invented here!
22 Dec, 2020
What Is a Diesel Generator Technician?

What Is a Diesel Generator Technician?

Wondering what a Diesel Generator Technician does? Find out more about this in-demand job here!
02 Dec, 2020
Ranking the Highest Paying Diesel Mechanic Salaries in the U.S.

Ranking the Highest Paying Diesel Mechanic Salaries in the U.S.

Want to become a diesel technician? Click here to find information on diesel mechanic salaries and how they vary by state.
02 Jul, 2020
How Do Air Brakes Work?

How Do Air Brakes Work?

Learn how truck air brakes work, including how disc brakes work and how drum brakes work. Looking for more info?
01 May, 2020
How Do Diesel Exhaust Brake Systems Work?

How Do Diesel Exhaust Brake Systems Work?

Ever wondered how diesel exhaust brake systems work? Click here to read our complete guide.
15 Apr, 2020
UTI Grad Nestor Martinez: Our World Relies on Diesel Technicians

UTI Grad Nestor Martinez: Our World Relies on Diesel Technicians

While times might seem uncertain, the demand for diesel techs remains. Here's the inspiring story of UTI diesel grad Nestor Martinez.
30 Mar, 2020
She’s a Full-Time Diesel Technician at Just 19 Years Old

She’s a Full-Time Diesel Technician at Just 19 Years Old

Ever wonder what it’s like to be a female diesel technician? Read diesel tech and UTI grad Briannah Blakely’s story here.
26 Feb, 2020
How to Become a Diesel Technician: The Qualifications and Skills Employers Want

How to Become a Diesel Technician: The Qualifications and Skills Employers Want

Ever wonder what it takes to become a diesel mechanic? Learn about the qualifications and skills employers look for when hiring.
30 Jan, 2020
CNG vs. LPG vs. LNG Fuel: Understanding the Differences

CNG vs. LPG vs. LNG Fuel: Understanding the Differences

Natural gases can be great alternatives to conventional petroleum-based fuels. More industries are turning to CNG, LPG and LNG fuel. Find out the basics here.
05 Dec, 2019
Meet Jazmin Rivera: UTI Grad, Diesel Technician and Business Owner

Meet Jazmin Rivera: UTI Grad, Diesel Technician and Business Owner

UTI graduate Jazmin Rivera is blazing a trail as a female diesel technician for Velocity Vehicle Group. Here's how!
11 Oct, 2019
Light-Duty vs. Heavy-Duty Diesel Training: Which Is Right for Me?

Light-Duty vs. Heavy-Duty Diesel Training: Which Is Right for Me?

Thinking about pursuing a career in the diesel industry? Click here to learn more about light-duty vs. heavy duty-diesel training.
24 Sep, 2019
Preventive Maintenance Checklist for Diesel Trucks

Preventive Maintenance Checklist for Diesel Trucks

Following a maintenance checklist is essential for maintaining your diesel truck. In this post, we’re sharing a complete preventive maintenance checklist for diesel trucks.
04 Sep, 2019
125 Important Diesel Mechanic Tools (Actually, More)

125 Important Diesel Mechanic Tools (Actually, More)

Wondering what to put on a diesel mechanic tools list? Check out this comprehensive diesel mechanic tool set recommended by the pros.
29 Aug, 2019
Gas vs. Diesel Engines: What’s the Difference?

Gas vs. Diesel Engines: What’s the Difference?

Want to find out what makes a gas engine and a diesel engine unique? You've come to the right place, because this article was written for you.
10 Jun, 2019
Peterbilt Technician Institute Comes to Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Peterbilt Technician Institute Comes to Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Want to become a diesel mechanic? Learn about the Peterbilt Technician Institute training program available at four UTI campuses, including Rancho Cucamonga, CA.
06 Dec, 2018
UTI Grad, Diesel Technician, Bar Owner: What's Next for Junior Alvarez?

UTI Grad, Diesel Technician, Bar Owner: What's Next for Junior Alvarez?

Junior Alvarez graduated from UTI Avondale's Diesel Technology program. He works as a Caterpillar field service tech by day. And he's an entrepreneur by night.
05 Dec, 2018
High Pressure, High Stakes, High Rewards for UTI Avondale Diesel Program Graduate

High Pressure, High Stakes, High Rewards for UTI Avondale Diesel Program Graduate

Rogelio Ruiz is a 21-year-old diesel technician working at New Mexico oil fields and farms. He's a UTI Avondale graduate and he loves his job. This is his story.
24 Jul, 2018
After 35+ Years in the Industry, Diesel Pro Turns to Teaching

After 35+ Years in the Industry, Diesel Pro Turns to Teaching

After 35+ years of being in the Diesel Industry, Greg Osbourne is now an instructor at the UTI Bloomfield campus and is excited to share his experiences and show his knowledge in the Diesel Technician program.

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