Brandon Steckler

Brandon's personal mission is to help maintain or improve the level of professionalism amongst today's diagnosticians and to help grow the number of competent diagnosticians of tomorrow. Brandon is a GM ASEP certified Technican, Saturn certified Master Technician, Honda Factory Certified Master Technician, Diagnostic Technician in multiple shop locations around the US, Training Instructor, and Training Curriulum Developer. He holds the following certifications: ASE CMAT A1-A9; ASE C1 Service Consultant; and ASE L1, L2, L3 Advanced Level Specialist. Brandon began his career in Northampton County Community College in Bethlehem, PA. There, he was a student of GM's Automotive Service Educational program. In 2001, he graduated top of his class and earned the GM Leadership award for his efforts. He later began working as a technician at a Saturn dealership in Reading, PA where he quickly attained Master Technician status. He later transitioned to working with Hondas, where he aggressively worked to attain another Master Technician status. Always having a passion for a full-understanding of system/component functionality, he rapidly earned a reputation for deciphering strange failures at an efficient pace and became known as an information specialist amongst the staff and peers at the dealership. In search of new challenges, he once again transitioned away from the dealership and to the independent world, where he specializes in diagnostics and drivability. Today, he is the Technical Editor of Motor Age Magazine and an instructor with both CarQuest Technical Institute and WorldPAC Training Institute. Aong with beta testing for Automotive Test Solutions, he continues to write for Motor Age Magazine and develops curriculum/submits case studies for multiple training companies and international events. Brandon contributes weekly to FaceBook Automotive Chat groups and truly enjoys traveling the globe to help other technicians attain a level of understanding that will serve them well throughout their careers.

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