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This Car Kicked My Ass

November 14, 2019

Host Steve Wisniewski interviews industry titans Ron Bilyeu, and Jim Wilson asking them the questions that we seldom get to hear about from such veterans. So kick back, relax, and listen to the stories our guests have to tell featuring insights into where the automotive industry might be heading in the next decade. Hear advice […]

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How to Program Ford Keys

November 8, 2019

How to Program Ford Keys To start reprogramming Ford Keys the technician needs to Initiate Prox Learning procedures through FDRS. Once you launch FDRS, the program needs to identify the programmer device. In this case study , AVI is using an EZ-Flasher 3. The EZ-Flasher – A device that programs ECU’s & Immobilizer ICU’s for […]

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What is an ADAS ?

October 24, 2019

  What is an ADA System? Want to play a game? Between a Boeing 777, Mercedes S-Class, or a B-2 bomber. Which one has the least lines of code? The answer, the Mercedes S-Class has 500, 000 lines of code while the Boeing 777 uses over four million lines of code. Meanwhile, the B-2 Bomber […]

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Protect Your Email and Avoiding Phishing Scams

October 22, 2019

Protect Your Email and Avoiding Phishing Scams “I don’t know this person, and I can’t identify this person.” Common sense dictates to ignore them or scrutinize this unidentified entity. However, Cyber Criminals still communicate personalized attacked through e-mail. Over 150 billion e-mails were sent in 2018, thus making e-mail one of the most effective ways […]

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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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