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Diesel Labscope [Quick Quiz]

May 6, 2022

How much do you know about using a Labscope for troubleshooting diesel engines? Take the quiz and find out.   Diesel engines are becoming more and more common. Effective servicing requires the tools and knowledge to properly diagnose and repair diesel powered vehicles.  This hands-on course with AVI instructor Tom Rayk covers several popular scopes […]

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Diesel Labscope Tech Tip – Scope Compression Testing –Amperage vs Voltage

May 4, 2022

In this Tech Tip from Diesel Scope Diagnostics, instructor Tom Rayk discusses the relationship of amperage and voltage in relative compression testing.

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Diesel Labscope Tech Tip – Relative Compression Testing –Scope Voltage Patterns

In this Tech Tip from LBT-437 Diesel Labscopes, While voltage patterns may be the best way to do relative compression testing, do you know what to look for? Instructor Tom Rayk shows you.

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Training Feedback

April 28, 2022

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3 PHASE Inverters Tech Tip – Hybrid & EV No Start Conditions

April 1, 2022

In this Tech Tip from LBT-436 3 Phase Inverters, Dave Hobbs explains the differences between hybrids, PHEVs & BEVs concerning no starts.

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3 PHASE Inverters Tech Tip – Don’t Forget The 12 Volt System

In this Tech Tip from LBT-436 3 Phase Inverters, instructor Dave Hobbs how critical the 12 Volt DC system is to hybrids, PHEVs & BEVs.

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3 Phase Hybrid [Quick Quiz]

March 24, 2022

How much do you know about 3 Phase Hybrid Technology? Take the quiz and find out.

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Gainesville Raceway Nationals

Our good friend and drag racer Blake Alexander drove his Head racing team’s nitro funny car to the finals this weekend in Gainesville, FL. Matt Hagan won the last race, but it sure was great to see Blake and his young team on this Sunday and even better to watch them work their way to […]

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A/C IHX Line [Tech Tip]

March 7, 2022

Time To Chill [Quick Quiz]

How much do you know about A/C Systems? Take this quick quiz and find out!

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A/C Re-Learn Strategy [Tech Tip]

  In this Tech Tip from LBT-435 Time To Chill, instructor John Barclay explains what to do when a wrong learn value is encountered and how to correct it.

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Time To Chill

February 18, 2022

Instructor John Barclay put together a collection of great A/C Tech Tips we’re calling, “Time to Chill”. John has some handy new tools to show off as well as some technologies he’ll break down and explain in detail. The field of automotive air conditioning service, just like everything else, is constantly evolving and improving. The […]

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TGTA Mobile Training Tour Travels To Jacksonville & Georgia

February 2, 2022

The Group Training Academy Mobile Training Tour is back on the road! We’re back on the road training technicians on the importance of EV training and education, we couldn’t be more excited for the year ahead! Loads of training content to look out for. The team drove from Ft. Myers on Friday to arrive for […]

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ADAS Preliminary Steps [Tech Tip]

ADAS Operations [Quick Quiz]

How much do you know about ADAS Operations? Take the quiz and find out.

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Checking For Codes [Tech Tip]

In this Tech Tip from LBT-432 ADAS Operations, instructor John Forro walks through checking for codes within the Launch scan tool interface. JOIN US LIVE FEBRUARY 16 @ 12:00-2:00 PM ET FOR THIS LIVE EVENT!  John will hold a Q&A session at the end of the presentation to answer any questions you have. REGISTER NOW […]

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2022 AVI Conference Recap!

January 19, 2022

Well, the 2022 AVI Training Conference was, by all accounts, a great success. Holding an event, at a location like the Sanibel Harbor Resort, sure doesn’t hurt. The resort itself is a huge, beautiful complex, blended in with the natural beauty we here are so blessed with. It’s nice to share all of this beauty […]

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LBT-432 ADAS Operations

January 13, 2022

JOIN US LIVE FEBRUARY 16 @ 12:00-2:00 PM ET FOR THIS PREMIERE LIVE EVENT! REGISTER NOW AVI Instructor John Forro will cover ADAS systems. John will hold a Q&A session at the end of the presentation to answer any questions you have. *Free registration through February 16. Archived course access granted for users who attend […]

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Motor Generator Testing [Tech Tip]

January 11, 2022

High Voltage Component Strategies [Quick Quiz]

How much do you know about High Voltage Component Strategies? Take the quiz and find out.

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High Voltage Cell Test [Tech Tip]

UPDATE: AVI’s Tornado Relief Trip

December 22, 2021

Paul and Steve got home Saturday afternoon. Almost 5000 miles in 4 days. Pretty nasty weather, cold, dreary, rainy. Add to that the reality of the scene they were headed into, downright depressing. The urgent need for the supplies they were hauling was the motivating force. Paul heard the call and jumped into action. The […]

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Automotive Video Innovations, Inc. & Marco Patriots Join The Tornado Relief Effort

December 16, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Automotive Video Innovations (AVI) December 16, 2021 AVI & Marco Patriots Join the Tornado Relief Effort In Kentucky AVI along with the Marco Patriots travel to Mayfield, Kentucky with 7,500 pounds of  supplies. Fort Myers, Fl – December 16, 2021. Automotive Video Innovations (AVI), industry leader in automotive aftermarket training, announces they […]

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Thermal Imaging [Tech Tip]

December 2, 2021

In this Tech Tip from LBT-431: Keep Your Cool, instructor John Forro discusses use of thermal imaging cameras for A/C diagnostics taken from his years of experience. John gives examples of ways you can diagnose A/C issues by using thermal imaging.

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Scan Tool Diagnostics [Tech Tip]

In this Tech Tip from LBT-431: Keep Your Cool, instructor John Forro covers the use of scan tool techniques and speaks on some updated OEM design trends for fuel economy and the effect on the vehicle heating and cooling systems.

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Keep Your Cool [Quick Quiz]

December 1, 2021

How much do you know about A/C Diagnostic Strategies? Take the quiz and find out.

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High Voltage Component Strategies

November 29, 2021

The course covers the components that make these vehicles unique and delves deep into their operation, their specialized components and effective diagnostic procedures. It also extensively covers the most critical subject of the lessons: safety. This class explains the vehicle’s workings, preparing the vehicle for safe diagnostic interaction, proper personal protective equipment for the technician, […]

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LBT-431 Keep Your Cool

November 19, 2021

JOIN US LIVE DECEMBER 15 @ 12:00-1:00 PM ET FOR THIS PREMIERE LIVE EVENT!  AVI Instructor John Forro will cover the latest technology on A/C systems. John will hold a Q&A session at the end of the presentation to answer any questions you have. *Registration info given upon course enrollment  New A/C Diagnostic Strategies This […]

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Chrysler Update [Quick Quiz]

November 3, 2021

How much do you know about Chrysler’s Updated Diagnostics? Take the quiz and find out.

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Chrysler Actuation Test [Tech Tip]

  In this Tech Tip from LBT-430: Chrysler Update, instructor John Forro covers some of the newer Chrysler module settings and explains what functions they have. John also an important safety tip that all technicians will want to look out for.

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Secure Gateway Modules [Tech Tip]

In this Tech Tip from LBT-430: Chrysler Update, instructor John Forro covers the importance and function of the secure gateway modules. John explains why registering the scan tool keeps the customer vehicle information secure, he then gives an overview of the software topology.

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NASTF PSA – Tesla Servicing Information

October 28, 2021

  Request An Embed Code of This PSA Automotive Technicians, NASTF has released new information on industry changing news! After 4 years of working together with Tesla, NASTF is pleased to announce that Tesla scan tool and service information is now available to the aftermarket. For the American and Canadian markets (Canadian version is in […]

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LBT-430 Chrysler Update

October 22, 2021

Chrysler has added some technology to their newer vehicles. This course will cover the changes that will impact the way you service this family of vehicles. Topics Covered: New Scan tool functions Stop-start systems Dual battery test procedures New Parasitic drain procedure Testing a vehicle with a security gateway An after-market scan tool will be […]

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The Story Behind “The Module Flash” AVI Parody Video

October 15, 2021

The production crew was sitting around the conference table with Dave Hobbs after a long, hard day of shooting. Halloween was approaching and someone came up with the idea: Could we do a spoof of the classic “Monster Mash” song, but do a “Module Flash” version, a parody song. Dave went right to work on […]

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An AVI North Crew Update

October 11, 2021

So, what’s been happening at AVI North? When John Forro isn’t developing new content for us, he holds live, in person training sessions and broadcasts live training, via Zoom meetings, at his shop which has been dubbed “AVI North”, in Norton, Ohio. (I hope John has his recently restored SS Camaro under cover, it could […]

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