Webinar Wednesdays from ASA!

Noon to 1 p.m. CST

ASA’s Webinar Wednesdays is a year-long series of free, hour-long webinars for members and nonmembers that will air on the third Wednesday of each month.

Each 45-minute webinar in the series will take place at noon Central time with a 30-minute training session followed by a 15-minute Q&A session. The live versions of the webinars will be free to all ASA members, registered collision shops and mechanical repair shops. The recorded versions of the webinars will only be available to ASA members.


Registration is now open for our January, February and March sessions! Here are the scheduled topics:

Why a DTC Is Not Always Displayed with G. Jerry Truglia, technical trainer and owner of Automotive Technician Training Services

Wednesday, Feb. 20: Noon-1 p.m., Central – Have you ever worked on a vehicle and diagnosed a diagnostic trouble code (DTC) only to have the DTC come back? When the “You Failed” Check Engine light comes on after you repaired the vehicle, it’s not good for you or the vehicle owner. This webinar will help alleviate those type of issues. After viewing this webinar, you will be able to diagnosis and repair DTCs and driveability more efficiently. You will also learn: the right way to diagnosis DTCs and driveability problems (you don’t need a factory scan tool); using a scan tool’s different modes; the PIDs you must view and why it’s important to never erase DTCs. Register Now. 

Next Generation of AMi with Jeff Peevy, AMi President

Wednesday, Feb. 27: Noon-1 p.m., Central – In this bonus webinar as part of ASA’s Webinar Wednesday series, AMi President Jeff Peevy, AMAM, discusses why engaging with the Automotive Management Institute (AMi) results in increased net profits for your business. If you intend to stay competitive in this industry, you need to become familiar with the next generation of AMi and what it has to offer.  Here are a few key takeaways: • What AMi offers to support your business success • Statistics on soft skills training and professional development • Why you should not overlook less technical soft skills training • How easy it is to get started on an AMi professional journey • Information on AMi’s new relationship with FCA (Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram) and how it will benefit the independent repairer. Register Now.

Washington Watch with Robert L. Redding Jr., legislative representative for the Automotive Service Association’s Washington, D.C., office

Wednesday, March 20, 2019: Noon-1 p.m., Central – Get an update on the 2019 state legislative sessions and learn about legislation that will impact shop owners. In addition, we will discuss the first quarter of 2019 and what will be on the legislative agenda that will be of interest to shop owners – both on the mechanical and collision fronts. Register Now.


ASA offers free webinars to keep you updated on the following issues:

The Even Better I-CAR with Nick NotteHeld on Jan. 30, 2019, this webinar for collision repairers, Nick Notte, vice president of sales, addressed refinements to I-CAR’s Professional Development Program (PDP), made at the request of the industry. The refined PDP will be implemented in Q2 of 2019. It will review the industry’s involvement in these refinements, discuss the reasons for the changes, detail the changes to the PDP to include subscription and pricing and outline the transition from current state to the new program. Notte addressed questions about the changes discussed and what it means for repair shops.
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Vehicle Safety Inspections and Safety Technologies –  Held on Sept. 27, 2016, this webinar addressed the current status of motor vehicle inspection programs in states across the nation and new safety technologies that are and will be impacting these programs. During the webinar, participants heard from leaders in automotive safety inspection programs; U.S. Rep. Madeleine Dean, (PA-153) on federal legislation affecting safety inspections; and an independent shop manager and vehicle inspection specialist.
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Access Online the Demonstration of a Texas Vehicle State Inspection

Telematics Policy for Shop Owners – Held on July 27, 2016, this webinar addressed the current state of telematics and new technology policy. During the webinar, participants heard from representatives of the aftermarket and the original equipment manufacturers.
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New DOL Overtime Rule – Held on Wednesday, June 15, 2016, this webinar featured a variety of speakers addressing the impact of the new rule on mechanical and collision shops.
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