Brake Technology Tech Tip
August 2, 2022
AC Compressor Tech Tip
July 14, 2022
MAF Sensor Tech Tip
Cyber Security Tech Tip – Bad Instrument Cluster
Cylinder Pressure Tech Tip –Pressure Transducer
June 27, 2022
In this Tech Tip from In Cylinder Pressure Diagnostics, instructor John Barclay discusses the important information to know when inserting pressure transducers.
Diesel Labscope Tech Tip – Scope Compression Testing –Amperage vs Voltage
May 4, 2022
In this Tech Tip from Diesel Scope Diagnostics, instructor Tom Rayk discusses the relationship of amperage and voltage in relative compression testing.
Diesel Labscope Tech Tip – Relative Compression Testing –Scope Voltage Patterns
In this Tech Tip from LBT-437 Diesel Labscopes, While voltage patterns may be the best way to do relative compression testing, do you know what to look for? Instructor Tom Rayk shows you.
3 PHASE Inverters Tech Tip – Hybrid & EV No Start Conditions
April 1, 2022
In this Tech Tip from LBT-436 3 Phase Inverters, Dave Hobbs explains the differences between hybrids, PHEVs & BEVs concerning no starts.
3 PHASE Inverters Tech Tip – Don’t Forget The 12 Volt System
In this Tech Tip from LBT-436 3 Phase Inverters, instructor Dave Hobbs how critical the 12 Volt DC system is to hybrids, PHEVs & BEVs.
Gainesville Raceway Nationals
March 24, 2022
Our good friend and drag racer Blake Alexander drove his Head racing team’s nitro funny car to the finals this weekend in Gainesville, FL. Matt Hagan won the last race, but it sure was great to see Blake and his young team on this Sunday and even better to watch them work their way to […]
A/C IHX Line [Tech Tip]
March 7, 2022
A/C Re-Learn Strategy [Tech Tip]
In this Tech Tip from LBT-435 Time To Chill, instructor John Barclay explains what to do when a wrong learn value is encountered and how to correct it.
TGTA Mobile Training Tour Travels To Jacksonville & Georgia
February 2, 2022
The Group Training Academy Mobile Training Tour is back on the road! We’re back on the road training technicians on the importance of EV training and education, we couldn’t be more excited for the year ahead! Loads of training content to look out for. The team drove from Ft. Myers on Friday to arrive for […]
ADAS Preliminary Steps [Tech Tip]
Checking For Codes [Tech Tip]
In this Tech Tip from LBT-432 ADAS Operations, instructor John Forro walks through checking for codes within the Launch scan tool interface. JOIN US LIVE FEBRUARY 16 @ 12:00-2:00 PM ET FOR THIS LIVE EVENT! John will hold a Q&A session at the end of the presentation to answer any questions you have. REGISTER NOW […]
2022 AVI Conference Recap!
January 19, 2022
Well, the 2022 AVI Training Conference was, by all accounts, a great success. Holding an event, at a location like the Sanibel Harbor Resort, sure doesn’t hurt. The resort itself is a huge, beautiful complex, blended in with the natural beauty we here are so blessed with. It’s nice to share all of this beauty […]
LBT-432 ADAS Operations
January 13, 2022
JOIN US LIVE FEBRUARY 16 @ 12:00-2:00 PM ET FOR THIS PREMIERE LIVE EVENT! REGISTER NOW AVI Instructor John Forro will cover ADAS systems. John will hold a Q&A session at the end of the presentation to answer any questions you have. *Free registration through February 16. Archived course access granted for users who attend […]
Motor Generator Testing [Tech Tip]
January 11, 2022
High Voltage Cell Test [Tech Tip]
Thermal Imaging [Tech Tip]
December 2, 2021
In this Tech Tip from LBT-431: Keep Your Cool, instructor John Forro discusses use of thermal imaging cameras for A/C diagnostics taken from his years of experience. John gives examples of ways you can diagnose A/C issues by using thermal imaging.
Scan Tool Diagnostics [Tech Tip]
In this Tech Tip from LBT-431: Keep Your Cool, instructor John Forro covers the use of scan tool techniques and speaks on some updated OEM design trends for fuel economy and the effect on the vehicle heating and cooling systems.
Chrysler Actuation Test [Tech Tip]
November 3, 2021
In this Tech Tip from LBT-430: Chrysler Update, instructor John Forro covers some of the newer Chrysler module settings and explains what functions they have. John also an important safety tip that all technicians will want to look out for.
Secure Gateway Modules [Tech Tip]
In this Tech Tip from LBT-430: Chrysler Update, instructor John Forro covers the importance and function of the secure gateway modules. John explains why registering the scan tool keeps the customer vehicle information secure, he then gives an overview of the software topology.
Labscopes For New Users – What Labscopes Are And Types of Labscopes Explained
October 4, 2021
Labscopes can prove daunting to the new user, especially due to the many forms and functions it comes with. But, as Teddy Roosevelt has said, “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are”. If you have a new labscope, or are thinking of purchasing one, you have to “do what you can” […]
Uncommon Thermal Imaging Tests [Tech Tip]
August 25, 2021
In this Tech Tip from LBT-403: Thermal Imaging and NVH Diagnostics, instructor John Forro shows some outside the box testing when it comes to thermal imaging testing, such as locating parasitic draws and more.
Back-Probing Do’s & Don’ts [Tech Tip]
August 3, 2021
In this tech tip from LBT-424, AVI instructor Dave Hobbs shows the correct way to back-probe connectors. He also points out what to think about when using a piercing tool.
LIN Bus Testing with Meters [Tech Tip]
In this tech tip from LBT-424, AVI instructor Dave Hobbs discusses LIN bus testing using meters. Dave points out that you need the right type of meter to do this testing correctly. JOIN US LIVE AUGUST 11 @ 12:00-1:00 PM EDT FOR THIS PREMIERE LIVE EVENT! Instructor Dave Hobbs will cover networking information in detail. […]
Vertical Radar Adjustment [Tech Tip]
June 30, 2021
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. JOIN US LIVE JULY 16 @ 12:00-1:00 PM EST FOR THIS PREMIERE LIVE EVENT! Instructor Dave Hobbs will cover Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). Dave will hold a Q&A session at the […]
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.
Proximity Sensor Issues & Testing [Tech Tip]
May 28, 2021
In this tech tip John Forro explains how proximity sensors work and communicate with the vehicle. John also covers insightful testing strategies to check for proximity signals and test if they are transmitting correctly. JOIN US LIVE JUNE 9 @ 12:00-1:30 PM EDT FOR THIS PREMIERE FREE EVENT! REGISTER NOW AVI Instructor John Forro will […]
GM PK3 Systems & Parasitic Draw [Tech Tip]
In this tech tip from the AVI course “The Key to Security System Diagnostics”, John Forro explains reprogramming the theft module and covers things to keep in mind with the PK3 system which can drain the car battery if left in the ignition lock cylinder.
Dealing with Staff Shortages [Tech Tip]
May 11, 2021
In this tech tip from “Avoiding Pitfalls- Tips for Enhancing The Service Experience”, Frank Leutz explains some ways Service Advisors can deal with the reality of staff shortage issues encountered at some point throughout the year. Your Client Couldn’t Care Less About the Doohickey Valve – How to Translate Industry Terminology & Create Raving Clients Most […]
Scan Tool Louver Testing [Tech Tip]
May 4, 2021
In this tech tip from the AVI course “Computer Controlled Cooling Systems”, Dave Hobbs explains the many capabilities of scan tool louver testing. Dave shows some the unique capabilities when interpreting the diagnostics.
Old School Thermostat Testing [Tech Tip]
In this tech tip from the AVI course “Computer Controlled Cooling Systems”, Dave Hobbs shows an old school method for thermostat testing. Dave uses a Mahle MAP type thermostat to show you a useful technique used to verify if there is a faulty thermostat. JOIN US MAY 12 @ 12:00-1:00 PM EDT FOR THIS PREMIER […]
Mode 6 Continuous Reading [Tech Tip]
April 1, 2021
In this tech tip from the AVI course “Advanced System Testing Strategies”, John Forro explains Mode 6 reading and and how to interpret the data relayed from the tool about the vehicle’s diagnostics.