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Bill Mohrmann

Bill Mohrmann

Bill comes from a background that includes after-sales positions with other European and Asian auto makers as well as an aftermarket supplier of replacement parts for various European marques.

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CAN Bus Review

CAN Bus Review

We’ll go through a brief introduction to CAN, and then focus on what’s most important: troubleshooting.

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StarTuned March 2017

StarTuned March 2017

In this issue: All Charged Up; Electricaly-Powered Steering; Exhaust System Work; AMG: Half a Century of Success; Transmission Maintenance

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Transmission Maintenance

Transmission Maintenance

Maintenance is the key to vehicle reliability, and is the bread-and-butter of the independent workshop. Most vehicle owners know to get their oil changed regularly – witness the growth of quick-lube joints – but what about that automatic transmission?

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AMG: Half a Century of Success with Mercedes-Benz

AMG: Half a Century of Success with Mercedes-Benz

These three letters stand worldwide for supreme automotive performance, exclusivity, efficiency, and highly-dynamic driving pleasure.

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Mercedes-Benz Exhaust System Work

Mercedes-Benz Exhaust System Work

Isn’t this just “bigger hammer” technology? Not anymore. And not if you don’t want comebacks.

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Mercedes-Benz Electrically-Powered Steering

Mercedes-Benz Electrically-Powered Steering

Introduced in 2011 with the CLS (218) model, virtually every new Mercedes-Benz model that’s appeared since then has this innovative system. We’ll explain how it works and offer some tips for when something’s not quite right.

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All Charged Up

All Charged Up

The design, operation, and diagnosis of charging systems and battery control modules, and a look at AC ripple and the problems it can cause.

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StarTuned December 2016

StarTuned December 2016

In this issue: Preventing Electrostatic Discharge Damage; The Intelligent Servo Module; Wiring & Function Diagrams & Descriptions; Careful Adjustments Keep Special Tops Working Great

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Careful Adjustments Keep Special Tops Working Great

Careful Adjustments Keep Special Tops Working Great

In many instances, reinstalling a component will keep the top on an even keel, while other situations require testing, rerouting, or the installation of new parts.

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