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Snap-on introduces new Software Upgrade 15.2

Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 07:00
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Keeping a technician’s diagnostic tool up-to-date is the only way a shop can ensure that they have the latest codes, tests, tips and data out of the box and miles down the road. With the new Snap-on® Software Upgrade 15.2, technicians will have access to the most comprehensive software available for European, Asian and domestic vehicles.

The latest upgrade expands their diagnostic tool’s capabilities with additional tests and tips for vehicles as far back as 1998 as well as new 2014 coverage for domestic and Asian makes including Acura®, Chrysler®, Ford®, Honda®, Hyundai®, Kia® and Mitsubishi® vehicles. As with any diagnostic platform, it’s what’s inside that matters and with Software Upgrade 15.2 certainty comes standard.

“Premium platforms plus software upgrades like 15.2 will give technicians the confidence to provide their customers with quicker and more accurate diagnosis,” said Mark Schaefer, director of marketing, Snap-on Diagnostics. “What truly makes a Snap-on diagnostic tool the best in the business is what goes in it, not only when it’s built, but over the life of the tool, like Software Upgrade 15.2.”

Software Upgrade 15.2 provides access to over 93,270 new codes, tests, tips and data for 1998-2014 model years with the most extensive coverage outside the factory tool. The exclusive Fast-Track® Troubleshooter coverage goes all the way back to 1980 with 36,374 new tips and timesavers. Plus, the new software offers 40,730 Guided Component Tests, such as training and tips for diesel emission systems, hybrid controls and body electrical, and Guided Component Tests for secondary air and enhanced body electrical systems in domestic, Asian and European models.

New and enhanced optional European coverage is also available in Software Upgrade 15.2 for 11 makes including  Audi®, BMW®, Fiat®, Jaguar®, Land Rover®, Mercedes-Benz®, MINI®, Porsche®, Smart Car®, Volkswagen® and Volvo®.

SureTrack® is integrated in all VERUS® and VERDICT® family products, MODIS™ Ultra and SOLUS™ Edge and comes with a current Snap-on Software Upgrade. This comprehensive source of expert knowledge combines diagnostic experience, repair timesavers and verified parts replacement records harvested from millions of successful repair orders, to help technicians improve diagnostic accuracy and reduce repair time.

The Snap-on Software Subscription program helps technicians get through repairs quickly and accurately with continuous delivery of high quality coverage and real-time access to information without having to think about it. Plus, not only does the program offer lower weekly or monthly payments, but it rolls in SureTrack for eligible platforms at no additional charge.

To learn more about the new Software Upgrade 15.2 or the Snap-on Software Subscription program, visit http://diagnostics.snapon.com or talk to a Snap-on representative.

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