Ziptide, April 2017

March 14, 2017

Strong March Issue


Thought I just share that I particularly liked the cover picture of the March edition of the LL.  It certainly caught my attention.

John Hubel, CML, ICML

Keejon Keys

Shelby Township, MI

Coming Attractions

Just a quick heads-up to our readers that we are compiling information for our Automotive 2017 Special Supplement in May. We will look at new auto lock systems for 2017 and address the servicing and programming options. Other automotive topics will include a STRATTEC update, the new Advanced Diagnostics "Aerial" tool to simplify transponder key programming and Chrysler’s Mopar code service.

Download and read our Automotive 2016 Special Supplement here: Topics included Servicing the Jeep Renegade, Outfitting A Service Van and New Tools and Equipment from Keyline USA.

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