A mechanic is most often a trained service professional who inspects, maintains and repairs cars and light trucks. A licensed mechanic may specialize in a number of other fields.Know More
The term mechanic is most often used to describe the service professionals and technical staff members who perform diagnoses and repair of automobiles, sports utility vehicles, consumer and commercial trucks and in certain areas, heavy equipment. Mechanics also specialize in equipment maintenance and repair in various other industries such as motorcycle, air conditioning, aircraft, tank and military vehicle service.
In the automotive industry, mechanics are required to hold at minimum a high school diploma. Some employers require additional certifications as vehicles and equipment become more specialized.Learn more about Career Aspirations
To train to become an auto mechanic, take an associate degree or certificate program to undergo an apprenticeship at a vehicle manufacturer or repair shop. After completing the degree or program, apply for an entry-level automotive job as a trainee technician.Full Answer >
Edmunds maintains an up-to-date list of Toyota recalls, as of 2015. It also maintains a list of vehicles, including Toyotas, that are among the 6 million vehicles affected by the Takata airbag recall. The site publishes recall information for both new and used Toyota vehicles.Full Answer >
The Internet Movie Database, or IMDB, maintains a page for "Downton Abbey" that lists all cast and crew alongside information about the frequency of their appearances, their roles in the show's production and their tenures on the show. This page is similar to the ones maintained for most movies and television programs on IMDB and is frequently updated to reflect changing information.Full Answer >
CK-12 maintains an online life science textbook. These textbooks are intended for middle school students, but the site also offers an online biology textbook aimed at high school students. All of CK-12's textbooks and interactive learning activities are available for free.Full Answer >