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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

Tech to Manager
05/26/2020 in the Shop Management Forum
Many years ago my youngest daughter came to work for me. She started in the file room and worked her way up to service writer and then office manager. The transformation was straight forward and relatively easy. Now that I am fully retired I feel a genera...
Another round of PPP Rules information from PAAR Melis live
05/19/2020 in the Shop Management Forum
As some have found out the PPP isn't quite as simple as some thought. Simple in concept tough in execution. If you don't know the forgiveness portion will be facilitated through your bank.... I hope you get along and you have ducks in a row. The New Video...
Looking for Main bolts for 3.0l Duratec engine
05/19/2020 in the Shop Management Forum
Hi everybody, Does anyone have a source for Main bolts on a 2008 Ford Escape 3.0L DOHC? I can't find them anywhere but the dealer and they are about 3-5 days out. Suggestions? Kind Regards, Ian.
Identifix relief program covid-19
05/07/2020 in the Shop Management Forum
For those using Identifix and expecting a lot less volume of work and lookups, call Identifix sales and see if they can workwith you. I got my subscription changed to a "limited" which basically allows me 10 lookups a month. I always use way less than tha...
covid-19 promotions, Mitchell Prodemand
05/07/2020 in the Shop Management Forum
For those trying to keep afloat and survive, you can save a wee bit if you call Mitchell and mention the lost revenue etc. I got the monthly fee reduced by 51$ CDN pre-tax. Every little bit can help. This is a 6 month promotion for me, not sure it can...

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