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In this Tech Tip from the AVI training program LBT-269 Wiring Schematics Interpretation, instructor Peter Orlando reminds all technicians how important it is to follow the same diagnostic procedures on every vehicle each and every time. Following these procedures will reduce your comebacks, especially when analyzing tricky wiring issues. Join our mailing list! This Weekend […]
In this AVI Time Capsule blast from the past, Bubba (AKA Jim Linder) spins out a few tech tips including “Fool Pressure Chart”, “BAP Test” for impact torque settings, the “Idio Illumination Chart” for test lights and more. Yep, they’re tongue in cheek and you’ll laugh out loud as Bubba makes you think about different […]
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As technicians we see customers that drive their vehicles into our shops hot as a firecracker. Ford has a strategy to help prevent drivers from destroying their vehicle’s engine due to overheating called “Ford Failsafe Cooling System Strategy”. In this tech tip, Ron Bilyeu will demonstrate how to address the overheating codes P1285 and P1299, […]
In this Tech Tip, Ron Bilyeu will demonstrate how to perform an oxygen storage capacity test on a 2016 Ford showing Codes P0420 and P0430 using a Snap-On Verus Pro. He will demonstrate an old traditional method with propane that will not work on this vehicle, in order to show how technology has progressed. He […]
Technicians can learn what equipment and techniques are needed to service vehicles with R-1234yf A/C systems MORRIS PLAINS, N.J., February 15, 2017 – Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that it will sponsor “R-1234yf Training: Understanding the Next Generation Mobile A/C Refrigerant,” a training program series for automotive professionals focused on the safe handling and proper […]
Join us LIVE February 22 @ 4:00-5:00pm EST We have all run into weird diagnostic problems right? Well, in this HD Broadcast Ron Bilyeu will show you how to keep your focus as you battle strange but true diagnostic related issues and how to retain valuable information. As stated by Ron Bilyeu, “When something is very […]
AVI announces that we are bringing technical training to AAPEXedu in addition to the high end technical training provided at the AVI Conference. Don’t miss out! Training kicks off during industry week starting with AAPEXedu technical sessions Tuesday October 31st through Thursday November 2nd and ending with an all-day training event on Friday November 3rd […]
The infamous “ever since you” complaint, where a different problem springs up after fixing the original complaint; these totally mind boggling diagnostic puzzles come into the shop every day. The problem with most of these is they cannot be remedied by using traditional diagnostic methods. How much do you know about Deceptive Diagnostics? Take this […]
AVI teams up with Delphi instructor and electrical mastermind, Dave Hobbs to bring you the most comprehensive class on parasitic battery drains on the market. Dave will guide you through the entire diagnostic process, step by step in order to make sure you have confirmed the customer complaint all the way to verifying the repair. […]
There are not many things more frustrating than running a scan tool through a vehicles PCM and coming up with DTC’s that, at first glance, have absolutely nothing to do with the customer complaints. There is also the infamous “ever since you” complaint, where a different problem springs up after fixing the original complaint.
In this tech tip Dave Hobbs specifies how Ben Franklin used the flow of water to describe the current flow of electricity.
Dave Hobbs uses a Pico Scope to verify a repair to the cruise control wiring harness at the SCP Bus making sure we see PIDS and Data before a road test.
How are you going to justify your hourly shop labor rate by supporting all the costly test equipment that is necessary in your shop. Bill Fulton gives you the low down on proper pricing.
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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