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The Automotive Hour, Weekly Podcast of AGCO Automotive Corporation

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In this fast moving and lively program callers ask questions and offer comments on a wide range of auto repair and automotive topics. With over 45 years as an automotive technician and independent shop owner, host Louis Altazan pulls no punches sharing his insight and opinions. Get the skinny on dealership maintenance departments. Learn about "tricks" to sucker you in for extensive repairs. Light in tone, but heavy on information, you'll learn about everything from what new or used vehicle to buy to diagnosing and solving an array of automotive problems. Check out this Podcast and keep your motor running with Louis Altazan's Automotive Hour.

In this fast moving and lively program callers ask questions and offer comments on a wide range of auto repair and automotive topics. With over 45 years as an automotive technician and independent shop owner, host Louis Altazan pulls no punches sharing his insight and opinions. Get the skinny on dealership maintenance departments. Learn about "tricks" to sucker you in for extensive repairs. Light in tone, but heavy on information, you'll learn about everything from what new or used vehicle to buy to diagnosing and solving an array of automotive problems. Check out this Podcast and keep your motor running with Louis Altazan's Automotive Hour.
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United States

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In this fast moving and lively program callers ask questions and offer comments on a wide range of auto repair and automotive topics. With over 45 years as an automotive technician and independent shop owner, host Louis Altazan pulls no punches sharing his insight and opinions. Get the skinny on dealership maintenance departments. Learn about "tricks" to sucker you in for extensive repairs. Light in tone, but heavy on information, you'll learn about everything from what new or used vehicle to buy to diagnosing and solving an array of automotive problems. Check out this Podcast and keep your motor running with Louis Altazan's Automotive Hour.

Language:

English


Episodes

2019-07-20.mp3

7/20/2019
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A vintage Automotive Hour originally broadcast September 2011. Louis Altazan and AGCO Automotive lead technician Brian Terry discuss the puppy that ate the oxygen sensor and how to prevent rodent damage, as well as answering calls from listeners

Duration:00:44:02

2019-07-13.mp3

7/13/2019
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An encore presentation of a classic Automotive Hour originally broadcast September 2011. Louis Altazan and AGCO Automotive lead technician Brian Terry discuss Automotive dealership and independent shop service as well and answer calls from listeners.

Duration:00:47:32

2019-07-06.mp3

7/6/2019
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An encore presentation of a show originally broadcast in 2011. Louis Altazan and AGCO Automotive lead technician Brian Terry answer calls and discuss the problem of name-brand part vendors selling "second-line" products in their standard packaging.

Duration:00:44:11

2019-06-29.mp3

6/29/2019
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Louis Altazan and AGCO Automotive lead technician Brian Terry discuss air conditioner problems and logical diagnostic procedures for checking them.

Duration:00:45:12

2019-06-22.mp3

6/22/2019
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An encore presentation of a show originally broadcast Labor Day 2009. Louis Altazan and AGCO Automotive lead technician Brian Terry discuss overheating and answer calls from listeners.

Duration:00:45:31

2019-06-15.mp3

6/15/2019
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Driving through high water can cause extreme damage to a vehicle. Louis Altazan and AGCO Automotive lead technician Brian Terry discuss this and answer calls from listeners.

Duration:00:46:29

2019-06-08.mp3

6/8/2019
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Steve Cook, author of OBDII diagnosis made easy, is our guest this week. Louis Altazan and AGCO Automotive lead technician Brian Terry discuss the book with Steve and answer questions from callers.

Duration:00:43:29

2019-06-01.mp3

6/1/2019
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What happens if a vehicle is operated as in some TV commercials? Data collected by vehicles and are manufacturers trying to eliminate the independent auto repair shop? Louis Altazan and Brian Terry discuss these and answer calls from listeners.

Duration:00:44:31

2019-05-25.mp3

5/25/2019
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TPMS systems, how to reset them and what causes them to fail. Louis Altazan and AGCO Automotive lead technician Brian Terry discuss these and answer calls from listeners.

Duration:00:44:40

2019-05-18.mp3

5/18/2019
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Buying a used vehicle with 100K miles and then getting 100K more. Louis Altazan and AGCO Automotive lead technician Brian Terry discuss some ways to accomplish this and answer calls from listeners.

Duration:00:45:01

2019-05-11.mp3

5/11/2019
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Getting a vehicle ready for vacation and some un-truths in the auto repair world that can cause problems. Louis Altazan and AGCO Automotive transmission specialist Josh Wilson discuss these and answer calls from listeners.

Duration:00:43:22

2019-05-04.mp3

5/4/2019
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How long can we safely store engine oil? Several factors come into play, many not often considered. Louis Altazan and AGCO Automotive lead technician Brian Terry discuss these and answer calls from listeners.

Duration:00:48:01

2019-04-27.mp3

4/27/2019
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Cooling systems can be tricky and improper service can be as bad as no service at all. Louis Altazan and AGCO Automotive lead technician Brian Terry discuss many of the pitfalls and answer calls from callers.

Duration:00:45:36

2019-04-20.mp3

4/20/2019
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Towing a vehicle is normally the safest and least expensive way to move it if it does not run. Sometimes things can also go wrong. Louis Altazan and AGCO Automotive lead technician Brian Terry discuss these and answer calls from listeners.

Duration:00:44:09

2019-04-13.mp3

4/13/2019
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Evaporative or EVAP system cause more check engine lights than almost anything else. Louis Altazan and AGCO Automotive lead technician Brian Terry discuss some reasons why and how to avoid misdiagnosis.

Duration:00:47:55

2019-04-06.mp3

4/4/2019
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Some issues with newer transmission, shudder and shift problems and how they might be addressed. Louis Altazan and AGCO Automotive transmission specialist Josh Wilson discuss these and answer calls from listeners.

Duration:00:45:16

2019-03-30.mp3

3/30/2019
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Do it yourself is getting more difficult on newer vehicles. Some things can still be done at home and sometimes better than a shop may do. Louis Altazan and AGCO Automotive lead technician Brian Terry discuss these and answer calls from listeners.

Duration:00:47:33

2019-03-23.mp3

3/23/2019
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Saving money by self-insuring some things. Louis Altazan and AGCO Automotive lead technician Brian Terry discuss this and diagnosing systems other than a check engine light.

Duration:00:47:47

- extra 2019-03-16.mp3

3/16/2019
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An encore presentation of a classic Automotive Hour originally broadcast September 2011. Louis Altazan and AGCO Automotive lead technician Brian Terry discuss Automotive dealership and independent shop service and hear about a dead squirrel.

Duration:00:47:32

2019-03-16.mp3

3/16/2019
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NEFR is an automotive term for not economically feasible to repair. Louis Altazan and AGCO Automotive lead technician Brian Terry talk about how to know when the point is reached and a lot of things we can do to prevent it.

Duration:00:51:49