Scot Manna

owner of MB Automotive

Scot currently owns and operates MB Automotive, a four-bay service facility in the northwest suburbs of Chicago. Scot also develops and delivers technical training classes for several training providers including the State of Illinois as well as the Automotive Service Association and Auto Value\Bumper to Bumper parts distributors.

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Living in a vacuum: Crankcase ventilation system testing

June 28, 2022
Often overlooked, the crankcase ventilation system can cause drivability issues when not working properly. Do you know how to test it?

Held captive by a Chevrolet Captiva

Dec. 2, 2019
Misfires are among the most common drivability issues we deal with. GDI misfires, though, add new dimensions to this common malady.

Applying drivability tactics to transmission concerns

June 1, 2019
A 2002 Acura RSX with no 4th gear provides real world lessons in diagnosing transmission concerns from a driveability guy's perspective.

Engine mechanical testing using an in-cylinder pressure transducer

Sept. 1, 2018
Let's explore the benefits of performing in-cylinder pressure testing analysis using a pressure transducer.