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How Far Away Are We From Self-driving Cars?

October 8, 2019

How far away are we from self-driving cars? So how close is humankind away from self-driving automotive vehicles? Innovators may be off for a few more decades, but this will break all over the news. The media loves to blow things up, metaphorically, because that’s what it does best. Boston Dynamics Self-driving cars meet your […]

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How to Avoid Social Engineering Scams

October 1, 2019

How to Avoid Social Engineering Scams One of the worlds worst optimistic views is the common belief that they can not be a victim of hacking, scams, etcetera. At this point, the existence of hackers and scammers is the worlds worst kept secret. Some of the victims are those that do not understand value of […]

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Cyber Security: The Full Video

September 26, 2019

Climate Control Diagnostic Process

September 18, 2019

Climate Control Diagnostic Process By John Forro Every Technician needs to have a diagnostic plan. The primary goal of the diagnostic plan is to prepare the Technician to solve the problem at hand. The plan may not work on the first try, but it will create very useful road map. To start, review the customer […]

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Compressor Clutch Control Circuit

September 13, 2019

Compressor Clutch Control Circuit From Bob Pattengale Looking at the graph the compressor clutch has a unique relay, it has a compressor control relay that operates in a variety of ways depending upon the application. From the two fuses, one is controlling the coil in the relay (using a 10 amp fuse) that feeds from […]

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PCM Modes of Operations

September 5, 2019

PCM Modes of Operations by John Forro Avoiding Typical PCM Pitfalls? Well, the number one solution would be education. The more prepared you are on the subject the easier it is. Don’t forget to do proper research as well. Make sure you dig deep into the brand of car, common issues, wiring diagrams, how the […]

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Delphi Technologies Training Series: Making Sense of Sensors

August 15, 2019

LIVE AUGUST 28, 2019 @ 4:00 EDT Delphi Technologies will help the advanced automotive service technician “make sense of sensors” in this informative training program on vehicle electronics.  Senior Delphi Technologies instructor Dave Hobbs will cover sensor diagnostics with a meter and scan tool both on the bench and on the vehicle to help you […]

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AVI Shrines!

Look at the Dedication! Longtime AVI OnDemand Customer Brian DeGraw of Clifton Transmission sent us this #Throwback photo featuring his AVI video collection! Yes kids, those are VHS Tapes but don’t worry, due to VHS recorders being a bit harder to find these days we’re replacing them with brand new DVD’s. A Big Thank You […]

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Fixing Lean Fuel Banks

August 9, 2019

Fixing Lean Fuel Banks on a 2002 Chevy Avalanche By John Forro So here’s an excellent case study on bad fuel pumps! A 2002 Chevy Avalanche was towed in for a diagnosis. Using a generic global scan tool, P0codes like P0171 were pulled up. When the P0171 code is pulled from your scan tool it […]

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What’s Wrong with Non-OEM CATs?

August 8, 2019

What’s Wrong with Non-OEM CATs? The Stoichiometric graph lists the poisonous gases in details. In this case, why did they come up with 14.71 air-fuel ratios as the store geometric level? This is due to a happy medium between HC (Hydrocarbon), CO (Carbon monoxide), and NOx (Nitrogen oxides).  When talking about the catalytic converter, we […]

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Diagnostic Procedure with ICE and GDI

August 7, 2019

Diagnostic Procedure with ICE and GDI By John Forro The internal combustion engine has never had a clean design. This is why technology is moving away from ICE as fast as possible. Starting with hybrids, converting to electric vehicles. This will never be a 100% efficient power plant because every one of those piston rings, regardless of condition, […]

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AVI ASE P2 Training Survey

August 5, 2019

P2 ASE Course Survey Did you use AVI On Demand P2 Training Course to prepare for the ASE P2 Certification Exam?*YesNoDid you take the ASE P2 test after completing the course?*YesNoDid you pass the ASE P2 Exam?*YesNoPlease provide any suggestions for us to improve the ASE P2 course.*

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Fixing What The Vehicles Immune System Can’t

August 1, 2019

Using your scan tool and labscope to accurately decipher engine PIDS, mechanical issues, fuel issues and ignition issues.  Instructor John Forro will show the students how to get the most out of your diagnostic process to get to the root of drivability issue without spending needless time performing many diagnostic tests. Topics covered: Career Evolution […]

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SMP Turbocharger Diagnosis and Service

July 16, 2019

Turbochargers are used in all light truck diesels have become common in small displacement engines. These systems change the diagnosis of fuel trim and engine breathing. Technician must understand turbocharger components and operation for proper diagnosis of engine performance complaints. The goal of this class is to prepare technicians to diagnose and service turbochargers on […]

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AVI Beta Testing New Training Concierge Program

July 8, 2019

AVI (Automotive Video Innovations) announces the testing of the first structured, monitored automotive training process for the automotive industry. The Concierge service offers full service training management and supervision, a process which utilizes assessments to help determine where a technician is in their automotive career and what courses they should take to get better. Shop […]

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ZF Suspension Systems

June 27, 2019

Ford F150 in Steering & Chassis Technology ZF/TRW chassis systems are present in every second car on our planet. This shows the large OE business what TRW is representing. During this class you will get an in depth look into TRW chassis technology on a Ford F150, starting with the foundations of chassis dynamics and […]

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