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LBT-363 Toyota Brands: Critical Scan Tool Analysis

May 24, 2019

Join Us Live May 29, 2019 – Longtime AVI instructor Bill Fulton focuses this scan tool course on Toyota systems. Bill shows you how to quickly analyze data to get to the root of systematic issues, including using Global and Enhanced data to get your diagnostics started fast. O2 sensors, fuel trim data, MAF issues and more […]

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The Auto Care Association (ACA) and AVI (a Florida company) join forces in the fight for ownership, accessibility and privacy rights of car-generated data.

May 21, 2019

May 15, 2019 For Immediate Release Fort Myers, FL – Automotive Video Innovations (AVI) has donated their in-house studio time and staff to Auto Care Association’s President, Bill Hanvey, to produce an important Public Service Announcement (PSA) advocating for open and equal access to car-generated data. Bill Hanvey, President of Auto Care Association, “There is no larger issue […]

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The Truth Behind Telematics Data – Your Future Is In Jeopardy

  It really is a great time to be an aftermarket automotive technician.  Engines are getting better year after year and the computers that make them perform really do make it easier to serve your amazing customers. As we watch the industry we are seeing a disturbing trend. Every year, gaining access to this data […]

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Diesel Tips and Tricks

April 5, 2019

Things you may have known (but probably don’t) with Tony Salas Tony Salas, one of the aftermarket’s most respected diesel instructors, offers up some of his best tips and tricks when servicing a variety of the popular light duty diesel engines Cummins, Duramax, and Power Stroke. Tony’s tips not only help you fix diesels faster, but […]

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Automotive Video Innovations (AVI) Donates Training to Local Firefighters

March 20, 2019

Partnered with NAFTC, AVI delivers Alternative Fuels Safety Course to local Firefighters Fort Myers, FL – Automotive Video Innovations (AVI) has partnered with the National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium (NAFTC) to donate safety training to local Fort Myers Firefighters. The mission was primarily designed to educate First Responders on the major alternative fuel vehicle groups […]

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LBT-346 Dealing With Difficult Customers

February 23, 2019

Ever had a really great, incredible day destroyed by a customer? Yes, you know the one. These situations disrupt business, affect the work environment, and suck all the energy out of you. It is a tough job to be helpful and provide great customer service when a guest is confrontational, unreasonable or over demanding. Let’s […]

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LBT-345 Social Media: Be Where They Are

This course is will introduce you to social media and explain the importance of why your business needs to be visible there. Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to: Recognize the importance of an automotive business being visible on social media Explain the basics of the top social media platforms Describe […]

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LBT-347 Top EPA Trouble Codes

February 22, 2019

TOP EPA TROUBLE CODES presented by John Forro Every quarter of every year, the EPA releases a list of the top trouble codes regarding emission related issues. Instructor John Forro discusses the most recent list of codes, and the possible fixes for them. A great class for all technicians and critical for technicians with state […]

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LBT-344 Euro Wiring Diagrams

February 5, 2019

Join Us Live February 27 – You’ve got a Euro car as your next job with an electrical problem, You’re pulling up the wiring diagrams and you can’t make heads or tail of it. Has this frustration ever happened to you? This class will help unravel the mysterious format in the EURO DIN wiring diagrams! We […]

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Reprogramming & Flashing Quick Quiz 2

January 31, 2019

How much do you know about Reprogramming & Flashing? Take this quiz to find out! Reprogramming & Flashing  

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Reprogramming & Flashing Quick Quiz 1

How much do you know about Reprogramming & Flashing? Take this quiz to find out! Reprogramming & Flashing  

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Precautions 101

January 29, 2019

In this tech tip we cover the vehicle battery voltage during Re-flashing and why it is important to not let the voltage go below 11.5 Volts or above 16.0 Volts. We also cover the importance of having an alternate power source such as a battery sustainer VS a battery charger.

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Major Considerations of Re-flashing

In this tech tip we cover the major considerations of Re-flashing. Are you serious about starting to Re-flash modules and do you have the right tools, service information as well as experience to get started?

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The Pitfalls of Power Sources During Module Flashing

January 28, 2019

So you have made the decision to get into module flashing as a profit center of your business. You have purchased the tools, software licenses and have completed a myriad of training on the subject. All of this is great and you are well on your way but have you considered purchasing a stable power […]

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To Flash or not to Flash

Can Module Reprogramming Become a Profit Center for your Shop? The decision to enter into the Reflashing “Business” should not be taken lightly. The tools, software, subscriptions and training can become quite expensive not to mention the potential costs related to mistakes during the reflash process. Taking all of this into consideration, you may be […]

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AVI Achieves ASE Accredited Training Provider Status

January 25, 2019

Automotive Video Innovations, Inc. (AVI) has achieved  ASE Accredited Training Provider status Fort Myers, FL., ASE accreditation, formerly known as CASE accreditation, is administered by the ASE Training Managers Council (ATMC) and maintains strict requirements for evaluating and recommending the training provider’s process of developing and delivering training to working technicians.  AVI is proud to meet […]

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