Technical Topics

Turbochargers: Turning Wasted Energy Into Power

February 14, 2018

Turbochargers: Turning Wasted Energy Into Power LIVE FEBRUARY  28 @ 4:00 PM EST – In this program “Turbochargers: Turning Wasted Energy Into Power”, instructor Ron Bilyeu takes you from A to Z regarding turbochargers and their role in todays’ motor vehicles. Diagnosing turbocharging issues can be time consuming for the technician and expensive for the customer if […]

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What You Need To Know About Lean P-Code Conditions

February 8, 2018

Lean P-Code Conditions LIVE FEBRUARY  21ST @ 4:00-5:00 PM EST – This class, taught by Ron Bilyeu, covers some of the most popular Diagnostic Trouble Codes that technicians face every day, P0174 and P0171 Lean P-Code Conditions.  The issue is there is such a variety of problems that can cause the engine management computer to increase fuel trim adaptation.  […]

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Delphi Training Series: Diesel Injector Do’s & Don’ts

February 1, 2018

In this program, we’ll go over what you need to know to stay up to date with diesel injector diagnostic & replacement tips for light duty and heavy duty trucks. Topics Covered: Common Rail Technology 101 Injector types including UEI, HUEI, Solenoid Type, and Piezo Common Diesel Injector Failures Contamination, lubrication and leakage Injector Replacement […]

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Labscope Diagnostics Version 3.0

January 4, 2018

AVI instructor Bill Fulton updates his labscope diagnostic strategies with new case studies focusing on compression waveforms. Even those technicians who have been using their labscopes for years will acquire new tips and techniques for quicker and more accurate engine diagnostics. Course Objectives: Compression & Vacuum Testing Using Waveform Analysis Using Exhaust Pulse Waveforms For […]

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Bosch The Mystery of Diesel Fuel Injectors

December 15, 2017

You will learn why a fuel injector needs to accurately deliver fuel to prevent issues with other components and diagnose drivability concerns. Did you know that a common rail fuel injector can open over a billion times in its service life? A diesel fuel injector can also open and close over 10,000 times a minute […]

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Cummins 5.9L and 6.7L Issues & Review Of Operations

November 28, 2017

AVI brings you another great training program, the Cummins 5.9L and 6.7L Issues and Review Of Operations. Tony Salas director of training for Association of Diesel Specialists will inform you about the EGR system of the Cummins 5.9L and 6.7Lalong with the close crank case ventilation system, the after treatment system, the emission control system […]

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6.7L Power Stroke Scorpion with Ron Bilyeu

Codenamed the Scorpion during its development stage, the 6.7L Power Stroke is Ford’s in-house built diesel engine for the Super Duty line-up. This unique design of the 6.7L Power Stroke was engineered and produced to stay competitive in a rapidly growing Diesel market. Ford’s new Power Stroke features a lot of industry firsts like a […]

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Ford Power Stroke Component Testing with Ron Bilyeu

Computer data expert Ron Bilyeu utilizes the Ford IDS to explore and diagnose the Power Stroke family’s on-board diagnostics systems.

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LBT-300 Cummins Generations

This program covers all five generations of Cummins light duty truck engines including the new Gen 5 – Titan 5.0.

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New Content Release: Mysteries of Fuel Injection

May 18, 2017

In this course Ron Bilyeu discusses all aspects of high performance electronic fuel injection. He will cover everything from air flow into the engine by way of an aftermarket intake or throttle body, to fuel delivery through big injectors or an aftermarket fuel pump. This class will equip you with the ability to tune your […]

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Bosch Releases Virtual Garage

September 19, 2016

Robert Bosch, LLC is officially launching the 2D version of the Bosch Virtual Garage. The Bosch Virtual Garage was initially launched as a 3D version during the 2015 BoschXperience tour, using Oculus Rift DK2 goggles. The feedback from participants was very positive and many asked if they would be able to participate in the program again. […]

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The Future of Brake Technology

April 12, 2016

The Future of Brake Technology German OEM supplier Siemens is developing new braking technology called electronic wedge brake. This can dramatically reduce stopping distances of vehicles compared to hydraulic brake systems. Foundations originate from German Aviation and Aerospace Center applications. We have seen increased technology of braking through the use of carbon compounds and electronic […]

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Antilock Braking Systems Technology

Antilock Braking Systems Technology We all know today’s automobiles are “super smart,” hence the need for “super smart” technicians. These days, electronic devices control 85 percent of all vehicle functions, including fuel management, ignition, electric shift transmissions, ABS brakes and climate control. Shop Owners, Service Writers, and Technicians need to take advantage of training to […]

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2016 AVI Conference @ AAPEX

2016 AVI Conference @ AAPEX Save The Dates: October 31-November 1st @ the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas AVI conferences attract some of the top technicians in the country and the top instructors in their field. All technicians, service writers, shop owners and managers are invited to benefit from some of this […]

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Tech Tip: Telematics TSB# 08-08-46-004A

February 19, 2015

In this Tech Tip, Dave Hobbs reviews TSB# 08-08-46-004A relating to telematic systems. This TSB addresses aftermarket telematic systems generally used in the insurance industry to monitor driving habits such as acceleration and braking. It explains that these systems can malfunction and cause interference with serial BUS communications by either shorting the BUS or creating […]

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