Tech Tips

Servicing Hybrid A/C Compressors [Tech Tip]

September 3, 2020

In this tech tip, John Forro explains some of the differences to keep in mind when servicing a/c compressors on hybrid vehicles, especially when it comes to high voltage safety issues.

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Dealing With Inverter/Converter Coolant Leaks [Tech Tip]

What is the primary cause of inverter/converter leaks? In this tech tip, John Forro shows you what to look for and how to fix these types of coolant leaks safely.

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Vertical Radar Adjustment [Tech Tip]

August 3, 2020

In this Tech Tip from LBT-396 F.R.E.D. Takes the Wheel, instructor Dave Hobbs covers what you need to know about vertical radar adjustment.

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Back-Up Sensors [Tech Tip]

In this Tech Tip from LBT-396 F.R.E.D. Takes the Wheel, instructor Dave Hobbs covers what you need to know about back-up sensors.

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Radar Sensors [Tech Tip]

In this Tech Tip from LBT-396 F.R.E.D. Takes the Wheel, instructor Dave Hobbs covers what you need to know about radar sensors.

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The Math Behind the Fuel Trim [Tech Tip]

July 31, 2020

In this Tech Tip from LBT-395 European Fuel Trim, instructor Jim Wilson covers the math involved with European fuel trim calculations.

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Fuel Trim Guidelines [Tech Tip]

In this Tech Tip from LBT-395, instructor Jim Wilson covers Fuel Trim Guidelines

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Back Probing Effectively & Safely! [Tech Tip]

June 30, 2020

From time to time, technicians know they will need a direct connection with a wire to get a proper voltage reading. But piercing a wire can cause it’s own problems. AVI instructor Dave Hobbs shows the alternative – back probing. He shows you the proper methods to do this, and some of the pitfalls you […]

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Waveform Sensor Simulator [Tech Tip]

June 1, 2020

Tech Tip: Waveform Sensor Simulator Presented by: Ron Bilyeu LBT-390 Ignition System Testing AVI instructor Ron Bilyeu delivers an updated course on ignition system testing using a labscope. Ron shows primary testing methods, then using a secondary ignition wand, he shows you how analyze secondary waveforms for pinpoint accurate ignition diagnostics. Course Objectives: Upon completion […]

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Component & Signature Testing [Tech Tip]

Tech Tip: Component & Signature Testing Presented by: Ron Bilyeu LBT-390 Ignition System Testing AVI instructor Ron Bilyeu delivers an updated course on ignition system testing using a labscope. Ron shows primary testing methods, then using a secondary ignition wand, he shows you how analyze secondary waveforms for pinpoint accurate ignition diagnostics. Course Objectives: Upon […]

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Management Tip: What Are Today’s Employees Looking For?

May 1, 2020

What are the expectations of today’s employees? They are looking for a boss who is approachable, honest, trustworthy, personable, and has a positive attitude. They also want someone who is organized, knows how to lead and direct a team, and is contributing. Remember- a leader’s job is not to do the job, but to create the environment […]

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Honda Application

April 30, 2020

Tech Tip: Honda VCM Variable Cylinder Management Presented by: Ron Bilyeu LBT-361 European & Asian Cylinder Management Like it or not, turning cylinders off and on for fuel economy is here to stay. Instructor Ron Bilyeu explains how import cars handle this technology differently than most domestics. He also points out the differences in cylinder […]

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Mitsubishi and VW [Tech Tip]

Tech Tip: Mitsubishi & VW Presented by: Ron Bilyeu LBT-361 European & Asian Cylinder Management Like it or not, turning cylinders off and on for fuel economy is here to stay. Instructor Ron Bilyeu explains how import cars handle this technology differently than most domestics. He also points out the differences in cylinder management among […]

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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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