“Knowledge Without Theory Is Pretty Worthless.” [THA 385]

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Recorded at the NAPA EV Ready Training Center in Canton, OH, Corey Evaldi, Dave Justice, and Matt Fanslow dive into the theory and science of the automotive industry. This episode covers critical topics, including electricity, the importance of proper training, and the principles behind EV components.

Corey Evaldi, Olmstead Auto Care, Olstead Falls, OH. Listen to Corey’s Episodes HERE.

Dave Justice, Owner, Repair Shop of Tomorrow.  Listen to Dave’s other episodes HERE.

Matt Fanslow, Senior Technology Specialist and shop manager, Riverside Automotive, Red Wing, MN. Matt’s previous episodes HERE

Matt Fanslow Podcast: Diagnosing the Aftermarket A to Z

Show Notes

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  • Discussion on Understanding the Science (00:02:03) The importance of understanding the science of electric vehicles and its impact on running a successful automotive business.
  • Learning about AC and DC Voltage (00:04:01) Matt Fanslow shares ghost voltage and the importance of understanding AC and DC voltage in automotive repair.
  • Safety Precautions and Respect in the Industry (00:05:09) The importance of safety precautions and the need for respect in the automotive industry.
  • The Science of Electric Vehicles (00:06:25) The discussion shifts to the science of electric vehicles and the need for deep knowledge and theory in understanding and managing EV technology.
  • Evolution of Technology and Its Impact (00:09:35) The rapid evolution of technology and its impact on the automotive industry.
  • Applicability of Scientific Knowledge (00:12:01) The importance of using theory and scientific knowledge in managing and operating a successful automotive business is discussed.
  • High voltage safety (00:19:07) Discussion about the importance of high voltage safety precautions and the risks of not following proper procedures.
  • EV training and tools (00:19:35) Importance of education and proper tools for working on electric vehicles and the potential dangers of not using them correctly.
  • Hazards of lithium-ion batteries (00:21:57) The potential dangers of lithium-ion batteries, including fires and explosions, and the importance of proper safety measures.
  • Importance of EV training (00:24:43) The significance of attending comprehensive EV training, including safety protocols, and the value of networking with experienced professionals.
  • Real-life EV servicing (00:25:59) The benefits of hands-on EV training and the value of experiencing real-life scenarios to prepare for working on electric vehicles.
  • Coolant chemistry and safety (00:30:26) Discussion about the importance of proper coolant mixing and the dangers of using incorrect coolant for electric vehicles.
  • Importance of theory and education (00:34:22) The value of continuous learning and the importance of understanding the science and technology behind automotive repair.
  • Changing perceptions of automotive technicians (00:35:32) The need to change public perceptions of automotive technicians as scientists and the impact of technology and science in the automotive industry.
  • The history of electricity (00:37:25) Discussion about the evolution of electricity and its impact on automotive technology.

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Carm is the founder and host of the Remarkable Results Radio Podcast and the pioneer of automotive aftermarket podcasts. Carm calls on his years of experience in the aftermarket to bring engaging stories from his guests.

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