The MotorVac Cool Smoke HP (#500-0150) delivers dense visible smoke and an OEM-approved UV dye at any pressure from 3 to 60 psi to reliably detect turbo and exhaust leaks in gasoline or diesel engines.
I look forward to the challenges our future is going to bring to us, and the inevitable evolution of the automobile and the redefinition of “personal transportation.” Let’s peer into the crystal ball together and see what the future may hold for all of us.
As a mobile diagnostic technician, I’m going to highlight a couple of case studies that I solved using a diagnostic approach that works for me. You might find that these methods will work for you, or you might find that your own diagnostic approach could be completely different.
Perhaps one of the toughest jobs in the automotive field is diagnosing small leaks, especially A/C and Fuel Vapor (EVAP) leaks. Finding these leaks can be time consuming and frustrating to say the least.
All those vehicles on the road that still use timing belts need experts like you to be ready to replace them. Here’s how to avoid common problems and keep the job profitable – no matter what you’re working on.
In the March 2016 issue of Motor Age, I wrote an article on this same subject — “A picture is worth 1,000 words.” This month I would like to carry on this thought with a little more in-depth study of how thermal imaging works and a case study on an electrical system problem. Let’s take a few minutes and explore how this works.
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