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  • Master Tech

    Posted by Wayne Fleishman on July 26, 2012 at 5:54 pm

    Hired a master tech shouldn’t he know which bank is 1 on 05 maximum

    Put bank 2 cam sensor in to correct a common problem with these cars and tells me Alldata had the picture wrong. I checked, did not. Had car for 3 weeks for the same codes 340 I finally had to fix it. Master Tech can we revoke his license

    just letting off steam

    Tom Ham replied 9 years, 10 months ago 4 Members · 3 Replies
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  • Tom Piippo

    Member
    August 8, 2012 at 12:34 pm

    I’m not sure what PA’s requirements for technician licensing are, but in Michigan, no. At least not without some sort of state investigation and proof of criminal activity. Sorry Wayne but there is no law against ignorance and complacency. Unless he is your brother in law (even if he is!) maybe it’s time he moves on.

    Really, 3 weeks?

    Wayne Fleishman wrote:

    > Hired a master tech shouldn’t he know which bank is 1 on 05 maximum

    > Put bank 2 cam sensor in to correct a common problem with these cars and tells me Alldata had the picture wrong. I checked, did not. Had car for 3 weeks for the same codes 340 I finally had to fix it. Master Tech can we revoke his license

    > just letting off steam

  • joecval

    Member
    August 11, 2012 at 11:38 pm

    Wayne,

    Sounds like a big oversight on the techs part. Perhaps just didn’t look close enough on Alldata. What did he say when you confronted him on what Alldata actually states?

    I will also comment we have had a horrible time finding good technicians. Don’t know how the tech pool is where you are but I might be inclined, if this was just an oversight, to give the live and learn talk and move on.

  • Tom Ham

    Member
    August 27, 2012 at 3:17 pm

    One thing that all shop owners should learn and remember early on is

    that some techs “have it” and others do not…and there is gradual scale

    between the two extremes.

    This is more of a “gift” thing that never will significantly change for

    a tech. It can’t be taught.

    For me they have to be somewhere on the upper half of the scale.