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2017 AVI Conference Registration Now Open!

September 22, 2017 in Industry News

Don’t miss out on some of the best technical and management training in the industry from AVI and ASA! Browse the AVI Conference website to find out everything you need to know for this year including: Conference Class Schedule Class Descriptions Instructor Bios & More ASA Management will be hosting CARS: Take Control of Your Future focuses […]

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Delphi Training Series: Batter Up with Battery Technology

September 7, 2017 in New Classes

This diagnostic program will help you to be at the top of your diagnostic game when it comes to battery and charging system testing.  We’ll cover battery technology, proper battery charging and testing, BMS (Battery Management Systems) and those alternator ‘equivalents’ on Hybrid vehicles – DC-DC converters. Topics Covered: Battery Disconnects – When to be […]

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Tech Tip: Diesel Bi-Directional Control Tips

August 23, 2017 in Tech Tips

In this tech tip from the AVI course LBT-191: Introduction to the Ford 6.4L Diesel, instructor Mark DeKoster shows the advantages of using scan tool bi-directional controls to perform engine diagnostics.   Additonal Comments or questions This iframe contains the logic required to handle Ajax powered Gravity Forms. Join our mailing list! Related Course: Introduction […]

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Tech Tip: After the Flash – To-Do List

August 17, 2017 in Tech Tips

In this tech tip from the AVI program LBT-293: Mastering the Module Flash, instructor Dave Hobbs reminds technicians just how important it is to follow proper procedures after a vehicle reprogramming procedure.   Additonal Comments or questions This iframe contains the logic required to handle Ajax powered Gravity Forms. Join our mailing list! Related Course: […]

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Tech Tip: Hands On – Hybrid No Start Issues

August 10, 2017 in Tech Tips

In this tech tip from the AVI program LBT-312: Advanced Scan Tool Testing Strategies, instructor Bill Fulton discusses how Toyota hybrids can have no-start issues simply by having improper MAF sensor voltage.   Additonal Comments or questions This iframe contains the logic required to handle Ajax powered Gravity Forms. Join our mailing list! Related Course: […]

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Tech Tip: Oil Changes – Who Cares?

August 3, 2017 in Tech Tips

In this tech tip from LBT-295: Variable Valve Timing Diagnostics, AVI instructor Ron Bilyeu reminds you that oil isn’t just for lubrication anymore. Today’s engines use oil for a variety of tasks, turning it into a key hydraulic fluid, and keeping it fresh is more important than ever before.   Additonal Comments or questions This […]

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New Content Release: Delphi Training Series Bundle

July 31, 2017 in New Classes

It’s never too late to expand your horizons. This specialized bundle includes previously recorded Delphi sponsored LiveStream training hosted by veteran Delphi instructor, Dave Hobbs. Hold onto your wrenches yet, because this bundle will also include four NEW Delphi LiveStreams that are currently in development, and will be available on following scheduled dates: 9/6/17,  10/18/17,  […]

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New Content Release: Bosch Denoxtronic (DeNOx) System Overview

in New Classes

Exhaust gas after-treatment systems are an integral part of today’s common rail diesel vehicles and understanding how to diagnose and service these emissions control systems is critical for optimal vehicle operation and longevity of these expensive components. In order to reduce Nitrogen-oxide (NOx) output, many vehicle manufacturers have elected to utilize a Selective Catalyst Reduction […]

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New Content Release: LS-53 Fundamentals of TPMS

July 28, 2017 in New Classes

TPMS systems have been mandatory on most vehicles for almost a decade, so it’s critical you know how they work and some of their repair issues. Instructor Mark DeKoster helps you make faster, more accurate repairs with great information contained in this course. Course Objectives: Understanding TPMS regulations and requirements How to perform the 5 […]

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Shop Management Tip: 2 Ways to Improve Cash Flow

July 27, 2017 in Uncategorized

This week, AVI offers two back-to-back shop management tips from LBT-286: 7 Ways To Improve Cash Flow And Increase Profit. Instructor Bill Haas tells you how making excuses holds your business back, but how a better working environment moves your business forward.   Additonal Comments or questions This iframe contains the logic required to handle […]

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Tech Tip: Using Amp Probes for Better Diagnostics

July 20, 2017 in Tech Tips

In this tech tip from the AVI course “LBT-54 Ignition System Testing w/Coil-on-Plug & Misfire Detection“, Instructor Bill Fulton demonstrates how using a Low Current Probe can give you valuable diagnostics data, especially when analyzing primary ignition issues.    Additonal Comments or questions This iframe contains the logic required to handle Ajax powered Gravity Forms. […]

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Tech Tip: Cellphone Distress

July 11, 2017 in Tech Tips

Many different types of modern electronic devices can cause the TPMS light to come on, including cell phones. Instructor Mark DeKoster discusses what to look out for, especially when you find no TPMS codes, in this tech tip from the AVI program: LS-53 Fundamentals Of TPMS.   Additonal Comments or questions This iframe contains the […]

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