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Automotive Tire and Lube Tech Sample Job Interview Questions

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Here are sample Automotive Tire and Lube Tech job interview questions designed specifically for the Automotive career. Prepare yourself to answer these questions well by having technical answers to lube and oil filter, transmission service, alignment, computer systems diagnosis, tune-up, brake systems, steering and suspension. But also remember to have answers prepared to speak to your customer service and sales skills, since an important part of your job in some shops is selling the service, tires, etc.

Be prepared to answer questions designed to assess your knowledge on the three major service types.  The first is transmission service make sure that you are well aware of this topic.  Next is radiator flushes have a couple of examples handy of when you had to complete a radiator flush, including the kind of vehicles that you have completed this on.  Lastly you should be ready to speak to your experience with differential service.

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Describe your experience with performing general lube and oil service on cars and light trucks.

What do you know about motor oil?

Describe your experience working with tools such as impact gunmen sockets?

What is the purpose of the standard or metric wrench in socket set?

What types of oil filter tools that you work with?

What qualities do you think make a great Automotive Tire and Lube Tech?

What do you find most challenging when changing oil. Why?

Describe an occasion when you decided as a Automotive Tire and Lube Tech to involve others in making a decision. Why did you do so? To what extent did you use their input?

In your view, what is the most important aspect of tire and lube work? Why?

What’s your experience with performing a transmission flush and coolant flushes?

Do you have a good driving record?

What do you know about their filters, gas filters?

What kind of experience you have maintaining automotive inventory?

What kinds of issues have you dealt with regarding suspension?

What you know about car tires

Can you replace brake pads?  What kind of vehicles that you done this for?

Have you ever turned rotors?

Tell me a bit more about your background with automotive care and service. For example, bumper to bumper engine leak or worn parts diagnosing.

How do you ensure success when you mounting tires on rims using modern equipment?

What computerized systems related to automotive shop or tire and lube operations.

Give an example of a time when you completed tire rotations and fluid exchange services for a demanding customer.

How is your experience working with imports on oil changes, handling full 29 point inspections?