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AVI Introduces New Online Learning Paths

February 19, 2018

Not sure where to get started on AVI OnDemand? We have introduced Learning Paths for technicians of every skill level to get their training started. The Basic Essentials Learning Path features courses that we recommend an entry level technician complete. The Diagnostic Learning Path features select courses that we recommend for diagnosticians to enhance their […]

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Turbochargers: Turning Wasted Energy Into Power

February 14, 2018

Turbochargers: Turning Wasted Energy Into Power LIVE FEBRUARY  28 @ 4:00 PM EST – In this program “Turbochargers: Turning Wasted Energy Into Power”, instructor Ron Bilyeu takes you from A to Z regarding turbochargers and their role in todays’ motor vehicles. Diagnosing turbocharging issues can be time consuming for the technician and expensive for the customer if […]

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Static Fuel Pressure Test

February 8, 2018

In this tech tip from AVI course LS-57 What You Need To Know About Rich P-Code Conditions, AVI instructor Ron Bilyeu points out how a diagnostic path using information services and TSB’s can make short work of rich condition P-codes such as a highlighted PO172 code.   Join our mailing list!

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What You Need To Know About Lean P-Code Conditions

Lean P-Code Conditions LIVE FEBRUARY  21ST @ 4:00-5:00 PM EST – This class, taught by Ron Bilyeu, covers some of the most popular Diagnostic Trouble Codes that technicians face every day, P0174 and P0171 Lean P-Code Conditions.  The issue is there is such a variety of problems that can cause the engine management computer to increase fuel trim adaptation.  […]

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Delphi Training Series: Diesel Injector Do’s & Don’ts

February 1, 2018

In this program, we’ll go over what you need to know to stay up to date with diesel injector diagnostic & replacement tips for light duty and heavy duty trucks. Topics Covered: Common Rail Technology 101 Injector types including UEI, HUEI, Solenoid Type, and Piezo Common Diesel Injector Failures Contamination, lubrication and leakage Injector Replacement […]

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Tech Tip: Lean Density vs Ignition Misfire

January 12, 2018

In this tech tip from AVI course Labscope Diagnostics Version 3.0, AVI instructor Bill Fulton explains how to determine whether a P0300 code is caused by an ignition or lean density misfire by looking at the fuel trim values with your scan tool. Join our mailing list!

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Labscope Diagnostics Version 3.0

January 4, 2018

AVI instructor Bill Fulton updates his labscope diagnostic strategies with new case studies focusing on compression waveforms. Even those technicians who have been using their labscopes for years will acquire new tips and techniques for quicker and more accurate engine diagnostics. Course Objectives: Compression & Vacuum Testing Using Waveform Analysis Using Exhaust Pulse Waveforms For […]

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Bosch The Mystery of Diesel Fuel Injectors

December 15, 2017

You will learn why a fuel injector needs to accurately deliver fuel to prevent issues with other components and diagnose drivability concerns. Did you know that a common rail fuel injector can open over a billion times in its service life? A diesel fuel injector can also open and close over 10,000 times a minute […]

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Hands On: Ford Powerstroke 6.7L Review

December 1, 2017

Sneak Preview of AVI’s Upcoming Course on the Ford Powerstroke In this tech tip, Tony Salas covers the fact that everything is now housed in the PCM. Tony will review how to diagnose troubles with the connector and other challenges you will face when dealing with the Ford Powerstroke 6.7L Sign up below for notifications […]

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Cummins 5.9L and 6.7L Issues & Review Of Operations

November 28, 2017

AVI brings you another great training program, the Cummins 5.9L and 6.7L Issues and Review Of Operations. Tony Salas director of training for Association of Diesel Specialists will inform you about the EGR system of the Cummins 5.9L and 6.7Lalong with the close crank case ventilation system, the after treatment system, the emission control system […]

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6.7L Power Stroke Scorpion with Ron Bilyeu

Codenamed the Scorpion during its development stage, the 6.7L Power Stroke is Ford’s in-house built diesel engine for the Super Duty line-up. This unique design of the 6.7L Power Stroke was engineered and produced to stay competitive in a rapidly growing Diesel market. Ford’s new Power Stroke features a lot of industry firsts like a […]

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Ford Power Stroke Component Testing with Ron Bilyeu

Computer data expert Ron Bilyeu utilizes the Ford IDS to explore and diagnose the Power Stroke family’s on-board diagnostics systems.

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LBT-300 Cummins Generations

This program covers all five generations of Cummins light duty truck engines including the new Gen 5 – Titan 5.0.

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Information System: Save Time – Save Money

November 17, 2017

In this tech tip from the AVI Course LS-57 What You Need To Know About Rich P-Code Conditions, instructor Ron Bilyeu points out how using the SureTrack information system led to quicker fix and getting the vehicle back to the customer faster. Pass this Quick Quiz and receive a promo code for 50% off your purchase of “What […]

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Delphi Training Series: No Fooling Fuel Delivery

November 16, 2017

This diagnostic program will help you make more sense out of fuel related drivability problems on conventional (sequential) fuel injection and Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEV) Internal Combustion Engine (I.C.E.) unique drivability concerns. We’ll cover testing you can easily do with your meter, fuel pressure gauge, lab scope and scan tool that will help you to […]

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