April 2024

Hear from fellow shop owners on how the National Right to Repair impacts local businesses and consumers


The Checkered Flag is Almost Waving, Our Race to Charlotte Promotion Ends April 30th

20 Professional Technicians and their guests have the chance to win a VIP trip to Charlotte, North Carolina for the Big Race!. The trip dates are October 10th - 14th, 2024. Don't forget, MyPlace4Parts users are entered automatically. Learn more at RaceToCharlotteSweepstakes.com

The MacPherson Ride™ Giveaway, May 1st – May 31st 

NEW for 2024 – Each The MacPherson Ride™ purchase on MyPlace4Parts earns you an automatic entry into the exclusive The MacPherson Ride™ Giveaway, May 1st – May 31st 

Visit macphersonride.com/promo for more details.

We’re Taking over Motor City

The Technician of the Year Finalist trip takes place this July in Detroit, MI. There is still time for you to throw your hat in the ring, contact your parts distributor for more information.

Remedies for Common Communication Issues

With their featured guest from Elite Worldwide, join Autoflow as they discuss simple communication remedies that, when applied properly, lead to strong rapport.

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Tekmetric’s all-in-one shop management platform makes it easy for Certified Service Centers to grow and cultivate lifelong customers. Tekmetric integrates seamlessly with MyPlace4Parts for even better and more efficient parts ordering and shop flow experience.

Don’t miss out on this Certified Service Center Special:

Save $50/month for your first 6 months on Tekmetric’s Scale Plan.

For more information, visit the website info.tekmetric.com/alliance or the flyer attached here.

Hybrids/EV – Where Are We?

There has been fear that EVs and hybrids would negatively impact the independent shop – but what are the realities? We’ll ask experts for details of what shops need to consider when they prepare for opportunities in their markets.

Wednesday, April 24 at 2:00 pm ET

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The Group Training Academy's April Feature

Millennial Perspective- What I want from an Auto Repair Shop

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Stay In The Know


A vehicle's automatic transmission is not downshifting correctly. A vacuum hose is a detached and hanging down by the transmission pan. This vacuum hose should be connected to which of the following?

A) The Governor

B) The Throttle Position Sensor

C) The Modulator

D) The Vehicle Speed Sensor

View the answer. View explanation

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