Tech Tips

Scan Tool Tips: Law of Electricity [Tech Tip]

February 27, 2020

  This Tech Tip is a lesson clip from LBT-362 Domestic Cylinder Management.  

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Disable AFM for a No Head Removal [Tech Tip]

  This Tech Tip is a lesson clip from LBT-362 Domestic Cylinder Management.  

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Misleading Economic Drive [Tech Tip]

  This Tech Tip is a lesson clip from LBT-362 Domestic Cylinder Management.  

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Bosch EcoDiesel: Fuel Return Connectors [Tech Tip]

February 25, 2020

  This Tech Tip is a lesson clip from LBT-380 Bosch Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) 3.0L V6 EcoDiesel.  

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Bosch EcoDiesel: Priming Fuel System [Tech Tip]

  This Tech Tip is a lesson clip from LBT-380 Bosch Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) 3.0L V6 EcoDiesel.  

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Bosch EcoDiesel: Voltage Drop Testing [Tech Tip]

  This Tech Tip is a lesson clip from LBT-380 Bosch Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) 3.0L V6 EcoDiesel.  

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Short Review of Diesel Engine Mechanicals Tech Tip

December 5, 2019

Instructor Tony Salas points out the general areas you need to know regarding diesel engine basics in preparation for ASE-T2 testing.

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Air Suspension For Tandem Axles Tech Tip

This tip from ASE-T5 Test Prep deals with the causes of air suspension issues, specifically deflation issues. Different air loss issues such all deflation, one side deflation and deflation when parked are addressed.

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Service Systems – Common Causes for Pneumatic Imbalance Tech Tip

In this tip from the ASE-T4 Test Prep course, instructor Jim Wilson several possible causes for pneumatic imbalance in diesel air braking systems. This video will become your check list when dealing with pneumatic imbalance issues.

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Why High Pressure Pumps Fail: Quantity VS Pressure Tech Tip

Bosch instructor Karl Schneider points out several key areas that can cause failure in high pressure fuel pumps. You’ll pick up some valuable “fuel for thought!”

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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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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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