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Nitrogen or Oxygen? And what is TPMS?

The wheels on the bus, (or your car for that matter) do not continue to go round and round without a little TLC from you or your local mechanic. After all, what is a vehicle without tires? Pretty much a useless pile of metal and rubber. So it’s important to perform regular tire pressure checks and tire rotations to ensure

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J-Tech Becoming an Automotive or Diesel Technician after the military

The US Military is a complex animal. Entrusted with the daunting task of keeping the nation safe at home and across the globe, the military universe is made up of men and women trained in a vast array of specialized fields. And while each member of the armed forces enters the military in a specific “billet” or specialty, training for

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How J-Tech Serves Military Veterans

The military is made up of much more than generals, soldiers and artillery. A multi-dimensional world that not only keeps our country safe, it’s a training ground for some of the best automotive, aircraft and diesel equipment mechanics the nation has to offer.  The truth is, no matter what field your military training was in while serving, employers recognize the

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Identifying Your AC Problem

In Florida the daily commute can be unbearable if your car’s AC suddenly stops working. If you own a car manufactured prior to 1995, this can be an even bigger problem thanks to the EPA’s regulation of ozone destroying refrigerants, making it more difficult to address issues related to recharging your car’s AC. It is also important to note that

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Open for Business

Hurricane Irma 2017 came in with a big introduction, and has left us reaching out to help those that have been set back from where they once were.  Late last week J-Tech, with forethought, and advance planning, was able to get all of our students through their final exams with time to prepare, or evacuate with respect to the oncoming

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J-Tech: How to check your engine belts.

Checking and maintaining your vehicle’s engine belts is crucial to the health of many internal mechanisms that rely on them. Being able to diagnose a worn or faulty engine belt early on can save you time and money in the long run. And who doesn’t like saving time and money? First, let me guide you through some basic steps for

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J-Tech – The Importance of a Wheel Alignment

With Americans spending on average 293 hours in their cars every year, keeping the wheels smoothly turning is pretty important. Not just for a smooth ride but for a myriad of other reasons. We’ve put together the warning signs that may signal your need for an alignment and some of the top reasons for getting your car’s alignment checked on

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J-Tech – When you should change the cabin filter and why?

There are few things more important in our daily lives than getting where we need to go and the air we breathe while getting there. Fortunately, most late model cars on the road today come equipped with a cabin air filter that cleanses the air coming into the interior of the car, capturing dust, pollen and other allergens that can

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How to know it is time to replace your tires…

A bad tire is like to a bad attitude, you won’t get anywhere until you change it! Keeping the tires on your car in optimal condition is pretty important if you want to continue to get from point A to point B. Just like your favorite tennis shoes, the tires on your car incur wear and tear every time you

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