Automotive diagnostics

  • In order to master a scan tool, you need to understand that there is much more to it than reading codes — it’s the ability of interpreting the Parameter Identifier (PID) data displayed on the screen.
  • 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.
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  • Bernie Thompsonshared techniques that technicians could immediately apply to customer concerns related to EVAP system leak Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs), showing them how to verify that a leak was actually occurring and how big a leak it was before they even opened the hood or raised the vehicle on their lift.
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  • OTC will host a Technician Challenge and highlight its latest products and technologies in tools, equipment, diagnostics and A/C recovery at the 2015 Automechanika Chicago tradeshow and training event.
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  • AutoEnginuity, LLC, a global engineering company specializing in vehicle data stream and diagnostic solutions, today announced the worldwide release of the Giotto scan tool (Version 13.1) for the Windows platform.
  • With young techs working in my shop, I find myself spending as much time in the bays with them as I do upstairs working on my training materials. While it makes for long hours and hectic days, it also keeps my own diagnostic skills sharp, and I enjoy passing on what I’ve learned to the guys. Toyota EVAP Fault First First up is a Toyota Avalon (even though the Toyota Scan tool ID’d th
  • One of the challenges we face is effectively communicating what is involved in a repair. I challenge you to find ways to close more of those “price shoppers” because most are really information shoppers.
  • Snap-on recently added Training Solutions videos to its YouTube channel, giving professional service technicians another opportunity to learn how to navigate the features and functionality of their Snap-on diagnostic tools. 
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