Automotive diagnostics

  • Changes in modern lubrication standards and the need for specialized lubricants that meet those needs have changed the dynamics of what used to be a one-size-fits-all (or nearly all) situation.
  • Luban’s class took a deep dive into the problems that exist with medium to heavy duty trucks equipped with Allison 1000/2000 and Aisin six-speed transmissions.
  • Transmission malfunctions can be caused by a variety reasons, both inside the transmission and out, according to Wayne Colonna, who presented “Transmission and Drivability Diagnostics” at Automechanika Chicago.
  • Since we are concerned with today’s software reprogramming issues, we will discuss the generic J2534 unit and how and why to use it.
  • 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.
    Snap-on, Snapon, Snap-on Diagnostics
  • 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.
    Pete Meier
  • 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.
    otc, otc tools