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All ADM Blog Posts Tagged 'repair' (91)


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DIY Tricks to Repair Body Damage After an Accident

Many DIY gearheads are skilled at handling tools with their hands. As a car owner, you might fit into this image as someone willing to do some of the manual labor. Sure, you can change your own oil and change out old windshield wipers, but more serious body damage to the bulk of your car might have you scratching your head. Here are several DIY tips to help you repair your car's body damage after any accident it might have undergone. 

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Added by Eileen O'Shanassy on August 9, 2017 at 2:41pm — No Comments


Vendor
Are you Killing Customers Softly with the Same Old Song?

In a recent…

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Added by Ujj Nath on August 7, 2017 at 6:53am — No Comments

The Ticking Time Bombs Sitting Beneath Every Dashboard

According to the Los Angeles Times, Honda recently released a statement detailing how a Takata airbag killed a Florida man who was working on his 2001 Honda Accord. The vehicle was not…

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Added by Chris Miller on July 24, 2017 at 6:37am — No Comments


Agency
A Man and His Truck: 4 Ways to Give Your Truck the TLC it Needs

If you are like many truck owners, you might be really proud of your vehicle. You probably also want to make sure that you take excellent care of it so that you can keep it in good condition. These are four steps that you can take if you'd like to take good care…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on July 10, 2017 at 4:06pm — No Comments


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5 Signs That Indicate Car Trouble

Sometimes it can be difficult to know or anticipate if your vehicle is having problems operating. Occasionally, the problem is obvious, such as a tire that’s flat or leaking air slowly, a battery that doesn’t hold a charge so the engine won’t turn over, or its leaking fluids. But what…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on June 27, 2017 at 11:14am — No Comments


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Crash and Burn: 5 Tips to Repair Your Car After an Accident

If your vehicle was damaged after an accident, you may not know what to do next. With the following five tips, you can get your car back up and running before you know it. Having your car repaired and ready to drive again is a great way to leave the accident behind you and move forward.



1. Get an Estimate from Your…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on June 26, 2017 at 4:00pm — No Comments


Agency
Gearbox Goals: How to Accrue Parts for a Complete Overhaul

If you love cars, the thought of rebuilding one from scratch may entice you. However, you will need to find the right parts to ensure that the job is done correctly. The good news is that there are many different ways to find what you need regardless of your timeline and budget.

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Added by Rachelle Wilber on June 23, 2017 at 1:00pm — No Comments


Vendor
3 Service KPIs to Review Every Thursday

For service managers, I have found that Thursday is a good day to do a trial close as you get ready for the end of the week. By Thursday you know pretty well where you stand and if you discover problems, you still have two days to get them cleaned up.



A trial close starts with closing every Repair…

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Added by Josh Blick on June 16, 2017 at 6:54am — No Comments


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Auto Upholstery Repair : How To Enjoy Great Value With Every Ride

A lot of people take their cars as essential parts of their lifestyle. Like a second home on four wheels. Cars are useful when comminuting to work or taking a road trip across the globe. You probably spend a lot of time in your car. With so much use, it is common for cars to experience wear and tear. It can happen on the interior or exterior. When the interiors of your car are compromised, it has a direct effect on your comfort and driving experience. That’s why it is of great importance…

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Added by Rahul Khatri on June 7, 2017 at 5:35am — No Comments


Dealer
Crane manufacturers vs. other repair companies – who should you contact?

When it comes to the crane, a regular inspection of its functionality is a must. Cranes being such high-end machines, it is imperative to keep a tab on all the parts and how they are working. As so much of heavy lifting and hoisting goes on; cranes can have a few to many problems. It is all the way more if…

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Added by Sandeep Sukhija on June 1, 2017 at 11:30pm — No Comments


Vendor
OEMs: Give Dealers More Autonomy!

While the automotive industry has seen massive technology changes in the last 5 years, there is a continuing trend where some OEMs partner with specific vendors and then take away the freedom of choice for forward-thinking dealers. Mandates are enforced where franchised dealers must choose between 2-3 vendors…

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Added by Ujj Nath on May 19, 2017 at 6:30am — No Comments


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Money and Mustangs: 4 Tips to Fix Your Car on the Cheap

There's no good time for your car to need repairs, but for many of us, it seems to happen at the worst moment possible. If you hear rattling in your engine, your mind is bound to quickly go to how much it could potentially cost you. While car repairs aren't inexpensive, they don't need to be financially ruinous either. Here are four tips to fix your car on the cheap.…

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Added by Kara Masterson on May 17, 2017 at 8:30am — No Comments


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Repair and Recharge: 4 Dimming Signs Your Car Needs a New Battery

 One of the more common issues that car owners have to deal with is a dead car battery. This is often a stressful event because you generally find out that your car will not start when you are headed out to work or you have important errands to run. There are…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on May 16, 2017 at 9:52am — No Comments


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Basic Repairs All Motorcycle Owners Should Know

Ideally, every motorcycle owner should have a basic knowledge of how to perform several repairs on their bike. This will make you feel more in control and increase your understanding of the way the motorcycle operates. All it takes is a basic set of motorcycle repair tools, a manual, and the time to complete the repairs. Just think of the satisfaction associated with knowing the way to complete even a few basic repairs on your bike. Here are a few you should know.

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Added by Eileen O'Shanassy on May 15, 2017 at 2:23pm — No Comments


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3 Quick Tips for Handling Declined Service

Service customers frequently decline some, or all the recommended services, which can be very frustrating to advisors.

While
it shouldn’t be a service advisor’s job to “find” things to recommend, it’s certainly their job to notify and counsel customers about any areas…

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Added by Tim Clay on May 12, 2017 at 7:30am — No Comments

Why are Consumers So Ambivalent About Bringing Recalled Vehicles into Your Dealership?

There are currently more than 63 million recalled vehicles still on US roads and highways, which is surprising when you consider that recall repairs are at no cost to the consumer. So, why are consumers so apprehensive about bringing you their recalled vehicles? Do consumers hate going to the dealership that…

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Added by Chris Miller on May 12, 2017 at 6:30am — No Comments


Agency
Living with a Beater: 4 Good Reasons to Junk Your Old Car

Driving a beater can be a frustrating experience. Whether it’s the AC, the windows, the radio or something more important, chances are something on the car is broken. You’ve probably considered getting a new car, but you haven't yet taken the plunge. Here are a few…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on May 1, 2017 at 9:38am — No Comments


Coach
Shielding the Shield: 5 Ways to Avoid Windshield Damage

A damaged windshield can be both frustrating and costly. As hard as we try, some of us seem to experience this event on a frequent basis. If you are constantly dealing with windshield damage, take a look at the 5 ways that you can avoid windshield damage…

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Added by Dixie Somers on April 24, 2017 at 12:06pm — No Comments

Is a Reasonable Consumer Expectation Too Much to Ask?

Imagine feeling ill enough to visit the local hospital. Most of us identify the hospital as the one place that has the combination of diagnostic technology, patient history, the knowledge and the skilled clinicians in one location. In order for physicians to accurately diagnose your ailment, they take blood samples…

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Added by Chris Miller on April 7, 2017 at 6:30am — No Comments


Dealer
Windscreen Replacement Sydney - Your Vehicle Glass Specialist

Windscreens are most commonly damaged by stones thrown up by other road traffic and depending on the size or position of impact because windscreen is a crucial component in preserving the structural integrity of the vehicle’s passenger compartment during a rollover crash. Windscreen…

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Added by Guy G. Gibson on April 5, 2017 at 8:00pm — No Comments

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