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Lori Johnson

Owner and Instructor, Ladies Start Your Engines

Member since: Oct 2015
Visit Lori Johnson online http://www.ladiesstartyourengines.com
Automotive Expert Advisor

Lori's business, Ladies, Start Your Engines! is a light maintenance class for women. Lori teaches her class using venues such as automotive dealerships, colleges, local adult education centers and women's organizations. She enjoys empowering women with automotive knowledge so that they can feel confident when servicing or purchasing parts for their vehicles and she helps them become a more informed consumer.

Lori Johnson is an adjunct faculty member in the Automotive Technology program at the Community College of Philadelphia. She has 7 years experience as an automotive technician and a new car service manager for a Honda dealership. She has been an automotive information specialist and automotive editor for Chilton Publications/SPX Information Services. She has also prepared test preparation guides for the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence.

Lori holds professional licenses and certifications in a number of areas including Air Conditioning Refrigerant, Pennsylvania Emissions Inspection and Pennsylvania Safety Inspection and is ASE certified. She is a qualified Motorcycle Safety Instructor and is a Pennsylvania State Inspection instructor. Lori has a strong record of service to the College and the community. Among other activities, she has served on two Hiring Committees at the college and currently serves on the Teaching Center and the Scholarship Advisory Boards.

Lori earned a certification in Automotive Technology from Pennco Tech and in Client Server Technology from Penn State University. She has an A.A.S. degree in Automotive Technology and a B.A. in Women's Studies/Sociology from Temple University.

When she's not teaching you can find her riding her Harley Davidson Heritage Softail.


Lori Johnson lent her expertise to these automotive questions from our members:

The heater and defroster only works on high...when I first got the Dodge Stratus I had to turn the switch on n off several times before it started working...yesterday I started it up and wouldn't come on at all. Read Answers

I have a 2000 Toyota 4Runner. Suddenly it will not move in reverse and engine will die in drive. Read Answers

My wife spilled a drink on the radio in my 2007 Chevy Avalanche. Now the clock is the only thing working! What do you suggest I do? Read Answers

My 2007 Dodge Durango is overheating and my battery light is coming on. I could really use some help trying to find out what's wrong. Read Answers

My car makes a high-pitch sound when turning the wheel to the right, mostly on sharp right turns. It does not seem to make the sounds when turning right while the car is in reverse. There is no problem with the movement of the steering wheel. Read Answers


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