Parts Remanufacturers Association
Shop APRA features Technical Manuals, Management Publications, Videos and Technical Education Materials available for purchase through APRA - many with discounted pricing.
Please note that many of the forms below are PDF files and will require that you to print and fax them to Headquarters (Fax: 703- 968-2878). You will need to have Adobe Acrobat Reader to open the PDF files. We have included a link on the bottom of this page for you to use to obtain a FREE copy of Acrobat Reader. Please call if you have any questions (703-968-2772)
2012-13 APRA Membership Directory
www.AutoBulletins.com This online resource of OE technical bulletins featuring vehicles since 1987 currently features over 85,000 service bulletins with more added on a daily basis. Available to APRA members for only $100 a year (or $10 per month). Order form
www.AutoElectricPro.com This website contains more than 124,056 wiring diagrams for over 6,227 vehicle applications from 1985-2008. It is powered by information from Mitchell1. Turn to the wiring diagrams at AutoElectricPro.com when you are trying to properly diagnose the vehicles problems; when you need to solve the most difficult electrical problems; when all the different types of electronics on today’s vehicles have you puzzled, or when you are trying to figure out if you have a battery problem, a tail light failure, a starter problem, a window motor malfunction or something else related to the electrical system. Available to APRA members for only $325 a year, or $30 per month.
Kwikfinder Kwikfinder is an application,
breakdown, and picture guide for starters and alternators using the Lester
cataloging system. Kwikfinder version 21.0 is available online or on DVD.
Veejer Enterprises - Training materials to aid in troubleshooting automotive and truck electrical systems
Thomson Delmar Learning has been providing first rate education materials since 1945. They are a leading provider of training, reference and certification solutions for professional automotive and truck technicians. They offer technical content covering everything from auto repair, diagnostic, and mechanical information for the shop to ASE materials for the individual mechanic.
MANAGEMENT PUBLICATIONS & GENERAL PRODUCTS
European Automotive Remanufacturing: Technical Trends & Market Development (2012) - 165 page book edited by Fernand J. Weiland, Co-chairman of APRA’s Electronics & Mechatronics Division. Sections in the book include:
Remanufacturing: The Ultimate Form of Recycling
- The purpose of this book is to promote the concept of remanufacturing as the
ultimate form of recycling to all sectors of the general population.
Remanufacturing: Operating Practices & Strategies (2008) - A report published by Boston University on the remanufacturing industry examines practices and strategies employed by firms in the industry. Prepared by professors William Hauser and Robert T. Lund, the 112 page report focuses on the business of remanufacturing, the industry dedicated to restoring life to a wide range of durable products, from lubricating oils to locomotives.
Remanufacturing Automotive Mechatronics & Electronics - This 122 page book by Fernand J. Weiland, Chairman of APRA’s Electronics & Mechatronics Division, organized and edited this book to inform the remanufacturing community on the upcoming product changes and encourage them to embrace these new technologies. Weiland stated, “These changes are not a threat but an opportunity.” Sections of the book include:
FREE Online Spanish Safety Manual
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