JohnDow Introduces New Line of Fluid Extractors

With focus on continuously providing high quality, innovative products and backing them up with exceptional service and support, JohnDow Industries has announced the introduction of a new line of Fluid Extractors. The three new extractors provide a clean, fast, and simple way to evacuate a wide range of fluid types, including engine oil, transmission fluids,…

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Vacuum Fluid Extractors

These new Extractors make fluid removal clean and easy using vacuum suction.  Models include both compressed air and manual vacuum pump operation.  They are designed to remove fluids through filler ports and dipstick tubes and work for a variety of fluid types including: engine oils, transmission fluids, gear oil, coolant, brake fluid, and more. Applications:…

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COVID-19 VIRUS UPDATE

All of us at JohnDow Industries wanted to reach out to our valued customers, partners, and friends.  We hope this message finds you, your families, and your teams healthy and safe.  With the fluid nature of the COVID-19 virus, we wanted to let you know how JohnDow is responding.  Many of our customers continue to…

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Fluid Evacuation Foot Pump

Barberton, Ohio  –  JohnDow Industries recently introduced another major enhancement to its extensive line of oil drains and fluid handling equipment.  In an effort to increase customer productivity and efficiency of operation, the new General Fluid Transfer Foot Pump (JDI-FP1) has been developed. This Foot Pump is ideal for transferring used oil and other nonflammable…

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JohnDow Adds Pro 30-Gallon UL Listed Steel Diesel Caddies

Barberton, Ohio  –  JohnDow Industries continues to expand its Fuel Handling line currently the largest in North America.  The latest additions are the two Pro 30 Gallon UL Listed Steel Diesel Caddies.  These diesel-only caddies are available with a manual (FC-P30-UL-D) or air operated (FC-P30A-UL-D) pump.  Designed with the professional technician in mind, these cart-style…

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Two Types of TPMS Systems

By John Cook Indirect An indirect TPMS typically relies on wheel speed sensors that the anti-lock brake system uses. These sensors measure the rate of revolution each wheel is making and can be used by on-board computer systems to compare with each other and to other vehicle operation data such as speed. Based on the…

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TPMS Indicator Light behavior

By Greg Iorfida Blinking Light – A blinking indicator light means the TPMS has malfunctioned. One or more sensors may have failed or lost communication with the ECU. Replace or relearn the TPMS sensor or sensors. Solid Light – A solid indicator light means that one or more tires is operating at an unsafe pressure.…

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Top 6 Service Parts Categories Needed In an Auto Repair Shop

By Greg Iorfida Profit and productivity always take a hit when inexpensive service parts are not readily available. Trying to locate, source or wait for delivery of a low cost item results in idle service bays, wasted technician time and lost profit.  That’s why it important to have these parts on hand and easy to…

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Why my Mustang has Swollen Lug Nuts

There is a common problem throughout the automotive industries that has been around since the invention of the two-piece capped lug nut.  The problem is created when moisture infiltrates the space  between the chrome decorative cap and the actual steel lug nut that secures the wheel to the vehicle.  This scenario is compounded with the…

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