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 […]
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 […]
Tech Tip: O2 Sensors
April 6, 2017
AVI instructor Mark DeKoster presents several great tech tips including lab scope pattern, proper O2 sensor replacement, and fuel vs. ignition misfire analysis using O2 sensor voltage changes. Additonal Comments or questions This iframe contains the logic required to handle Ajax powered Gravity Forms. Join our mailing list! Related Course O2 Sensors: Wide […]
6 Steps To Solving Problem Cars
March 22, 2017
In this Tech Tip from the AVI training program LBT-269 Wiring Schematics Interpretation, instructor Peter Orlando reminds all technicians how important it is to follow the same diagnostic procedures on every vehicle each and every time. Following these procedures will reduce your comebacks, especially when analyzing tricky wiring issues. Join our mailing list!
P1285/P1299 Ford Cooling Strategy
March 16, 2017
As technicians we see customers that drive their vehicles into our shops hot as a firecracker. Ford has a strategy to help prevent drivers from destroying their vehicle’s engine due to overheating called “Ford Failsafe Cooling System Strategy”. In this tech tip, Ron Bilyeu will demonstrate how to address the overheating codes P1285 and P1299, […]
P0420/P0430 When Propane Enrichment Doesn’t Work
March 7, 2017
In this Tech Tip, Ron Bilyeu will demonstrate how to perform an oxygen storage capacity test on a 2016 Ford showing Codes P0420 and P0430 using a Snap-On Verus Pro. He will demonstrate an old traditional method with propane that will not work on this vehicle, in order to show how technology has progressed. He […]
Save the Date!
February 3, 2017
AVI announces that we are bringing technical training to AAPEXedu in addition to the high end technical training provided at the AVI Conference. Don’t miss out! Training kicks off during industry week starting with AAPEXedu technical sessions Tuesday October 31st through Thursday November 2nd and ending with an all-day training event on Friday November 3rd […]
Quick Quiz: Deceptive Diagnostics
The infamous “ever since you” complaint, where a different problem springs up after fixing the original complaint; these totally mind boggling diagnostic puzzles come into the shop every day. The problem with most of these is they cannot be remedied by using traditional diagnostic methods. How much do you know about Deceptive Diagnostics? Take this […]
Quick Quiz: Parasitic Current Draw
AVI teams up with Delphi instructor and electrical mastermind, Dave Hobbs to bring you the most comprehensive class on parasitic battery drains on the market. Dave will guide you through the entire diagnostic process, step by step in order to make sure you have confirmed the customer complaint all the way to verifying the repair. […]
The “Ever Since You” Customer
There are not many things more frustrating than running a scan tool through a vehicles PCM and coming up with DTC’s that, at first glance, have absolutely nothing to do with the customer complaints. There is also the infamous “ever since you” complaint, where a different problem springs up after fixing the original complaint.
Electrical Fluid Flow
In this tech tip Dave Hobbs specifies how Ben Franklin used the flow of water to describe the current flow of electricity.
Dave Hobbs uses a Pico Scope to verify a repair to the cruise control wiring harness at the SCP Bus making sure we see PIDS and Data before a road test.
Justifying Special Test Charges
How are you going to justify your hourly shop labor rate by supporting all the costly test equipment that is necessary in your shop. Bill Fulton gives you the low down on proper pricing.
AAPEX 2016 Product Showcase
December 14, 2016
While at AAPEX this year, AVI got together with industry professionals to showcase the latest tools and equipment! Mitchell 1 BOLT ON TECHNOLOGY
AVI SHOCKS THE AUTOMOTIVE AFTERMARKET INDUSTRY
December 1, 2016
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