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  • TruckSeries: What You See is What You Get

    TruckSeries is built on a modular platform, allowing you to access multiple applications from a single login. It’s a completely new way of accessing your truck repair information, so we thought it would be helpful to explain what you will see when you log in and how it works.

  • Is Your Internet Browser Ready for TruckSeries?

    Is Your Internet Browser Ready for TruckSeries? Our new TruckSeries platform is off and running! In case you haven’t heard, we’ve packaged all of our industry-leading estimating, diagnostic trouble code and repair information for medium and heavy trucks into a single application. This convenient online solution allows you access all your truck service information on […]

  • Adding a Custom Operation to a TruckLabor Quote

    Adding a Custom Operation to a TruckLabor Quote From time to time, you may need to add a custom labor operation to your quote. TruckLabor lets you do this quickly in a few easy steps. 1. Create or open an estimate and select the “View Quote” Button to view the Quote. (Click the thumbnails to expand the […]

  • Adding a Sublet Charge to a TruckLabor Quote

    Adding a Sublet Charge to a TruckLabor Quote Do you need to sublet a job to another shop? TruckLabor lets you enter sublet charges in your quote. Create or open an estimate and select the “View Quote” Button to view the Quote.   Select the “Add Item” dropdown menu, which is under any operations that […]

  • Changing Shop Settings in TruckLabor

    Changing Shop Settings in TruckLabor Do you need to change labor rates for your quotes in TruckLabor? Or adjust your local tax rate? There are many useful financial settings in TruckLabor that you can control with just a few clicks using the Shop Settings function. Let’s take a quick tour of the Shop Settings that you can adjust. First, select […]

  • Fault Code Protocols for J1587 & J1939

    Fault Code Protocols for J1587 & J1939 Repair-Connect.net uses several different diagnostic protocols as defined by Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE). In this blog post, we’ll look at the older J1587 protocol and its replacement, the J1939 diagnostic protocols used on today’s commercial vehicles. SAE originally developed the J1587 protocol for heavy-duty and most medium-duty […]

  • 3 Steps to Set Headers & Footers in TruckLabor

    3 Steps to Set Headers & Footers in TruckLabor Would you like to change your shop name or address on your quotes in TruckLabor? How about adding a friendly thank-you note to your customer on the quote? Below are the three quick and easy steps to change the settings in TruckLabor that allow you to customize the headers […]

  • 4 Steps to Set Print Options in TruckLabor

    4 Steps to Set Print Options in TruckLabor Do you need to print a disclosure statement on your TruckLabor quotes for legal purposes? Or do you need a place for customers to sign off on the estimate?  Those are just a few of the print settings you can adjust in the TruckLabor software. Below are four easy steps […]

  • Add a Note to a TruckLabor Quote

    How to Add a Note to a TruckLabor Quote At times you may need to add a custom note to a specific customer’s quote in TruckLabor. It’s quick and easy to do this — just follow the four steps below (click the thumbnails to enlarge the images).  1. Create or open an estimate and select the “View Quote” […]