SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Oct. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Garage Gurus™, Federal-Mogul Motorparts' first-of-its-kind national training platform, will hold its third Facebook Live event on Tuesday, October 17, 2017, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. Featuring Guru Bud Houston and broadcast from Federal-Mogul Motorparts' Southfield, Michigan, Technical Service Center, viewers will be able learn more about common suspension inspection techniques that occur on popular Chrysler LX platform vehicles. Houston will examine a 2005 Chrysler 300C and diagnose issues commonly overlooked in inspection procedures, including symptoms of control arm bushing failure. He will work live on the rear wheel drive, 5.7-liter 300C, that has pattern failure for worn suspension bushings, and will also demonstrate a new tool for checking control arm bushings for wear. Houston will be available to answer questions during the demo as he reviews the main causes of part failure, how to repair it correctly, and how to get additional camber/caster adjustment when servicing the bushing.
This is the third installment of Federal-Mogul Motorparts' ongoing Facebook Live series. The first Facebook Live event was held in May, when Guru Tim Habel demonstrated Fel-Pro® head gasket replacement tips (https://www.facebook.com/FMGarageGurus/videos/1888716868033623/). In August, Guru John Dixon hosted a seminar on ABS installation techniques (https://www.facebook.com/FMGarageGurus/videos/1936414759930500/).
"The reach of the Garage Gurus program is unparalleled in the aftermarket repair industry, and leveraging technology like Facebook Live allows us to fulfill our promise of delivering high quality training to technicians onsite, online and on demand," said Brent Berman, director of training and consumer experience, Federal-Mogul Motorparts. "We are committed to offering these types of learning opportunities for technicians to get training on a variety of topics when they need them."
Facebook Live streaming video is an interactive platform that is open to anyone with a Facebook account and accessible via PC, Mac, Android and iOS operating systems. In order to view the Garage Gurus live broadcast, log on to your Facebook account and visit the Garage Gurus homepage at facebook.com/FMGarageGurus on October 17 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. The recorded version of video will also be available on the Garage Gurus Facebook page after the live airing.
For more information about Garage Gurus, its training programs, course schedules, tech tips, locations and more, visit FMgaragegurus.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; Beck/Arnley® premium OE quality parts and fluids; 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
Karen Shulhan (Federal-Mogul Motorparts) – 248.354.4383
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SOURCE Federal-Mogul Motorparts