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Training Services

Sanel Auto Parts offers training services and classes to help educate customers on changes, trends, and procedures in the paint and body equipment, automotive, and heavy-duty repair industries. The locations of these trainings will vary across our auto parts store locations in New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine including our premier training facility located in Concord, NH.

We offer the following types of training services:

  • Professional training series
  • Automotive technical clinics
  • Heavy-duty training series
  • Paint and body training series

Here are some of the classes we offer regularly:

  • Axalta products paint training classes (held monthly)
  • Heavy-duty training classes available
  • Technical training classes for the professional technician on various topics in methods including hands-on, classroom, and online education

Parts Plus University – Professional Training Series

Dodge Dart Engine & Electronics Diagnostics

Chrysler reintroduced the Dodge Dart name in 2012 as a 2013 model. The Dart has 3 engine options. The 2.0 Litre 16V Tigershark engine, the 2.4 Litre 16V Multi-Air 2, and the 1.4 Litre 16V Muti-Air Turbo. There are 3 transmission options.  A 6 speed manual, a 6 speed automatic, and a 6 speed dual clutch. The 6 speed manual is available with all engines while the Powertech 6F24-6 speed automatic is only available with the 2.0 L and 2.4 L engine options, and the 6 speed dual clutch is only available with the 1.4L Turbocharged engine. There are 5 different models available from base to the sporty GT including an Aero model featuring economy enhancing features such as electronically controlled active grille shutters. The Limited model features an 8.4 inch multi function touch screen. The Dart is also equipped with numerous electronic safety features including Stability and Traction Control, ABS braking system, Blind Spot Monitoring, and Rear Cross Path Detection. In this class we will look at the features of the 3 available engines, including the Multi-Air system, as well as the electronic controls for the engines and various other systems on the vehicle.

Course Outline:

This platform includes the following and model year introduction.

  • 2012 – Dodge Dart
  • 2013 – Jeep Cherokee
  • 2014 – Chrysler 200
Locations and Times:
Sanel Auto Parts Sanel Auto Parts Sanel Auto Parts
1776 Williston Rd. 21 Dow St. 219 S. Main St.
Burlington, VT Manchester, NH Concord, NH
 Tues. 10/24/2017  Wed. 10/25/2017  Thurs. 10/26/2017

For all locations dinner is at 5:30pm and the clinic begins at 6:00pm.

SMP – Automotive Technical Clinics

Light Duty Diesel DPF & DEF Solutions

Problems with the emissions systems on late model diesel trucks not only causes dirty air but can leave your customer stranded.  This class will focus on servicing the latest diesel particulate filters and urea injection systems.  See common failures diagnosed and repaired.  Find out why these systems sometimes will not regenerate and when a relearn is needed.  We will demonstrate diagnosis and relearn procedures and tips to ensure their completion on actual vehicles.  Be prepared to solve your customer’s problems on these systems.

Attend this class to learn about:

  • DPF diagnosis and regen
  • DEF quality issues
  • DEF code diagnosis
  • System relearn methods
  • Diagnostic and repair tips

Location and Time:

Sanel Auto Parts, 219 S. Main Street, Concord, NH

Monday, November 6, 2017

Dinner is at 5:30pm and the clinic begins at 6:00pm.



Federal Mogul Garage Gurus

Check out this valuable training from Federal Mogul – Garage Gurus

Click on the logos to the right for information about training online or at the Garage Gurus training facility. A Garage Gurus training facility is now open in Stoughton, MA

 Garage Gurus
Fel-Pro Brand Specific Website and Training: felpro
Moog Specific Website and Training by Moog Problem Solver: moog

Free BBB Industries Training

BBB Industries has posted many informative training videos on their website bbbind
Selections include troubleshooting an alternator or starter, replacing an alternatoror starter and many more

Gates Interactive Automotive Training from the Experts


Powering Progress

Gates Performance Center

Learn at Your Pace Anytime, Anywhere.

Accelerate your automotive knowledge by learning technical information about belts, hoses and hydraulic products.  We know you’re busy, so we launchedGates Performance Center,your source for free, self-directed online courses available anytime, day or night.

  • Automotive and Heavy Duty Accessory Belt Drive System Training
  • Timing System Training
  • Cooling System Training
  • …and much more

Track your training progress and print certificates after each course.

Visit gatesaftermarkettrainingcenter.com to get started.

Access belt, hose and hydraulic training materials.

Gates Performance Center includes:

Heavy Duty Training

Heavy Duty Air Brake Systems & ABS

This class will dissect the charging system, primary air system, secondary air system and the parking system.  Not only will it enlighten you on these systems but also we will troubleshoot many problems that can occur in the total air system.  It will also tell you how the system should function and how to repair the system right the first time and save replacement of unnecessary parts.  The seminar will also go over ABS tractor & trailer problems that occur in these systems.

Locations and Times: TBD

For each date clinic is from 8:00am to 3:00pm.

Free web-based training from WEBB!

  • Watch 3 short videos that highlight proper wheel-end installation procedures and consequences of not following proper procedures.
  • Take the online test
  • Earn a certificate by passing the online test
  • Recieve a free prize from Webb Wheel (while supplies last – one per participant)
Click on the Webb logo to access the Webb Training Toolbox!

2017 Paint Training Schedule

January 10, 2017 Nason Economy Finishes
February 14, 2017 Commercial/Industrial Coatings
March 14, 2017 Spies Hecker Solvent/Water
April 11, 2017 Metalux
May 16, 2017 Cromax Pro Waterborne
June 13, 2017 Tinting, Blending & Color Theory
July 11, 2017 Cromax Mosaic Low VOC Solvent
August 8, 2017 Commercial/Industrial Coatings
September 19, 2017 Spies Hecker Solvent/Water
October 10, 2017 Nason Economy Finishes
November 14, 2017 Tinting, Blending & Color Theory
December 12, 2017 Metalux

All Classes begin at 8:30 A.M. Lunch will be provided. Tuition for each class and attendee is $89.95.

Sanel Auto Parts
219 South Main Street
Concord, NH
(603) 225-4100

Do you need a training class for an auto body repair subject that you do not see?  Let us help you design a course on your needs (For example, 3M or SEM).

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