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Automotive Repair Shop Management Forum

Professional automotive forum for discussion of repair shop management, covered from all angles, including: managerial discussions, employee relations, training, shop advertising and marketing ideas, streamlining of the shop environment, legal issues related to owning and managing a repair shop, and more. Although this forum is heaviest with participation of shop owners and managers, you also gain insight from members with other backgrounds (technicians, government employees, marketing representatives, educators, and more). This forum is for experienced automotive repair professionals only, membership required.

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Recent Automotive Discussions in the Automotive Repair Shop Management Forum

09/19/2021 in the Shop Management Forum
I am having the Wife looking into a new way of paying. It's called Facepay. The basic premise is that you pay a flat fee per month ( about 1 Benjamin) and we pay no fees, (percentage) She seems to think it's like Venmo and we have considered offering that...
Upsells to get in front of common failure issues
09/14/2021 in the Shop Management Forum
Last week we needed to do front pads and rotors on a 2013 Jeep Wrangler. Everything was working fine, the parts were just worn out and needing to be replaced. However, I have seen so many of these wranglers and recently with failed front brake flex hoses....
CarShield Auto Protection
09/11/2021 in the Shop Management Forum
Greeting fellow shop owners! I hope you are all doing well during this pandemic. We have never been busier in our 26 year history. I have had to limit the kind of work we do. We no longer do internal engine work, transmission work of any kind, most diesel...
AFM Delete
09/08/2021 in the Shop Management Forum
I apologize in advance if this is the wrong forum or has been addressed. Is it illegal or against the Clean Air Act for a shop or individual to disable Active Fuel Management on a GM vehicle? I do not modify vehicles but get this question from time to tim...
Tire mfg date? How old is too old?
09/05/2021 in the Shop Management Forum
Didnt want to hijack the post below. I have 2 questions. First one is concerning new tires. How old can a new tire be and you still be willing to install it? Second, is about tire repairs. What age is your cut off to perform a tire repair even if the trea...

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