SOUTHFIELD, Mich., June 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Automotive service professionals now have a free new online community where they can share technical tips, and ask for and offer advice on difficult diagnostic and repair challenges: the "Garage Forum" from Federal-Mogul Motorparts.
Available at www.FMGarageForum.com, Garage Forum is designed to serve as a comprehensive online meeting place where automotive professionals can exchange ideas, gain insight into emerging vehicle technology trends and share their experiences covering virtually any vehicle repair. The forum includes 12 primary topic categories – Braking, Driveability, Driveline, Electrical, Engine, Exhaust, Filters/Chemicals/Fuels, HVAC, Sealing, Steering and Suspension, Tools and Equipment, and Visibility. Each category is further segmented into as many as 12 additional topic areas to help community members gain the greatest benefit from each visit. Users also can search for any specific discussion or repair topic by entering a few keywords.
"Professional technicians are the lifeblood of the auto care industry, and Garage Forum is designed to be a valuable resource they can rely on for help with any repair or other technical topic," said Jessica Wynn, global director, digital marketing and strategy, Federal-Mogul Motorparts. "This powerful new online platform is all about supporting the daily success of front-line automotive service professionals."
To further underscore its commitment to technicians, Federal-Mogul Motorparts is offering additional benefits to professionals who utilize the new forum. Participants automatically earn points in the company's Garage Rewards loyalty program simply by joining the Garage Forum community, and earn additional points for their first discussion review and response and ongoing participation. Bonuses are awarded to those who begin "Hot Topic" discussions, qualify as Top Contributors, and achieve Elite Tech status based on a variety of criteria, including forum engagement. These points can then be used toward gear, training and other rewards.
For more information and to join the free new Garage Forum online community, simply visit www.FMGarageForum.com
Federal-Mogul LLC is a leading global supplier of products and services to the world's manufacturers and servicers of vehicles and equipment in the automotive, light, medium and heavy-duty commercial, marine, rail, aerospace, power generation and industrial markets. The company's products and services enable improved fuel economy, reduced emissions and enhanced vehicle safety.
Federal-Mogul operates two independent business divisions, each with a chief executive officer reporting to Federal-Mogul's Board of Directors.
Federal-Mogul Motorparts sells and distributes a broad portfolio of products through more than 20 of the world's most recognized brands in the global vehicle aftermarket, while also serving original equipment vehicle manufacturers with products including braking, wipers and a range of chassis components. The company's aftermarket brands include ANCO® wipers; BERU®* ignition systems; Champion® lighting, spark plugs, wipers and filters; Interfil® filters; AE®, Fel-Pro®, FP Diesel®, Goetze®, Glyco®, Nüral®, Payen® and Sealed Power® engine products; MOOG® chassis components; and Ferodo®, Jurid® and Wagner® brake products and lighting.
Federal-Mogul Powertrain designs and manufactures original equipment powertrain components and systems protection products for automotive, heavy-duty, industrial and transport applications.
Federal-Mogul was founded in Detroit in 1899 and maintains its worldwide headquarters in Southfield, Michigan. The company employs nearly 53,000 in 24 countries. For more information, please visit www.FMMotorparts.com.
*BERU is a registered trademark of BorgWarner Ludwigsburg GmbH
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