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12 Days Of Christmas for Technicians 2018

December 14, 2018

This Holiday season, AVI would like to thank the many sponsorship’s we received this year in support of education. Without you, all that we do for the automotive repair community would not be possible. Please enjoy this rendition of 12 Days of Christmas as we take a moment to thank these supporters of education. Editors […]

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The Module Flash brought to you by: The Group Training Academy

October 21, 2018

It’s that time of year again! AVI presents you with the hysterical Halloween parody music video with the kind of automotive wit you can only expect to see from AVI. Ed Wood should be proud.

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August 17, 2018

CLICK HERE FOR FREE TPMS TRAINING TPMS CHEVROLET CRUZE RELEARN Each TPMS sensor has a unique identification code. The identification code needs to be matched to a new tire/wheel position after rotating the tires or replacing one or more of the TPMS sensors. The TPMS sensor matching process should also be performed after replacing a […]

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In The Studio with Standard Motor Products

AVI and Standard Motor Products teamed up to do a training course on ADAS. Check out some “behind the scenes” footage!

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Diagnostic Mindset

August 3, 2018

If we were to start by trying to perform many different tests on every car starting with compression testing, moving on to ignitions specific tests and followed by fuel tests, we would never make any money on any diagnostic job at all.  What if we took a different approach?  An approach that consists of viewing […]

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Controller Area Network System

July 18, 2018

When Bosch designed the Controller Area Network (CAN system) the idea was to make an electronic protocol system that would allow electronic control units and various other components to communicate with each other in an automotive setting without a main computer functioning as a communication terminal.

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Advanced Chrysler Diagnostics

July 16, 2018

Bill Fulton takes you into the shop for live vehicle training. He will cover APPS and TPS sensors, Networking & Bussing, CCD wires and bus circuits, KOER and KOEO testing, Cam and Crank diagnostics and Auto Shut Down & Fuel Pump Relay Schematics and testing. Topics Covered: Electronic Throttle Control: Hard faults & functional testing NGC 5 Volt […]

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GM TPMS: The Setup And Relearn Procedures

July 15, 2018

CLICK HERE FOR FREE TPMS TRAINING GM TPMS systems on Buick, Pontiac, Chevy, GMC, Cadillac and Hummer models are some of the easiest to service if you have the right tools and knowledge. Starting in 2007, most vehicles use a TRW-, Schrader- or VDO-manufactured system that all share the same relearn procedures and behaviors, with […]

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Controller Area Network (C.A.N.) Overview

July 5, 2018

After attending this course, the student will have a thorough understanding of the two common types of networking systems used on vehicles today and understanding how to diagnose those issues. Topics Covered: What is networking?  Students will be presented with an overview of multiplexing, networking systems and how the various modules are integrated onto a […]

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Automotive Video Innovations, Inc. acquires assets of Ohio Automotive Technology

June 29, 2018

Ft. Myers, Florida, July 2, 2018 / — Automotive Video Innovations, Inc. (AVI) is proud to announce the acquisition of the entire catalog of advanced automotive training materials from Ohio Automotive Technology. Bill Fulton, director of Ohio Automotive Technology and longtime instructor for AVI, has been developing training content for the automotive repair aftermarket for over […]

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GM Do’s and Don’ts

June 26, 2018

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GM Gasoline Direct Injection Systems with Variable Valve Timing Equipped Engines

June 12, 2018

In this course Bill Fulton will be covering high side and low side fuel systems, the injector drive circuit, current ramping the fuel pump and individual cylinder fuel control. You will also learn about new technology with scan tool functions so you can properly handle these vehicles when they come to your shop. Topics Covered: […]

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GM Checking Continuity

May 26, 2018

IQA codes Review: Powerstroke 6.7L

May 18, 2018

In this tech tip from the AVI program “LBT-318 – Power Up Your Powerstroke Skills : 6.7”, instructor Tony Salas reminds you of the importance of checking IQA (Injector Quality Adjustment) codes. As Tony points out, making sure that replacement injectors, whether new or rebuilt, are programmed properly is critical.

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Power Up Your Power Stroke Skills – 6.7L

May 8, 2018

Power Up Your Power Stroke Skills – 6.7L The Powerstroke 6.7L is a newer Ford diesel that is equipped with a Piezo-common rail fuel injection system, dual boost and variable vane turbocharger plus reverse flow cylinder heads. A review of the engine and subsystems is mentioned on the following systems: Common rail injection system, injector […]

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