Garage Guru Tim Habel to Offer Head Gasket Replacement Tips Live via Facebook's Streaming Platform
Southfield, Mich., May 4, 2017... Garage Gurus™, Federal-Mogul Motorparts' first-of-its-kind national training platform designed to help front-line automotive service professionals keep pace with the latest vehicle technologies, will host its first Facebook Live event on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 8 p.m. EST/5 p.m. PST. Guru Tim Habel, a certified master technician, will host the event, featuring instruction on Fel-Pro® head gasket replacement for an LS engine, associated with the GM passenger car, pickup, CUV and SUV platforms that account for over 2.4 million engines in operation..
During the live event, Habel will cover topics ranging from coating overviews and head gasket markings and identifiers, to torque procedures and which tools to use for proper installation. Additionally, at the conclusion of the video, he will perform a complete installation of a new head gasket on an engine. Viewers will also have the opportunity to ask questions during the broadcast for a full interactive experience.
"As Garage Gurus continues to broaden its reach across social media, Facebook Live video is the perfect format for us to interact with technicians and give them the chance to learn various installation procedures after they finish work for the day," said Brent Berman, director of training and consumer experience, Federal-Mogul Motorparts. "We remain focused on our commitment to the automotive repair industry and its technicians, and will be offering more of these types of videos in the future to make it as convenient and educational as possible for techs."
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 May 9 at 8 p.m. EST/5 p.m. PST. 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; 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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