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Tech Tip: Oil Changes – Who Cares?

August 3, 2017 in Tech Tips

In this tech tip from LBT-295: Variable Valve Timing Diagnostics, AVI instructor Ron Bilyeu reminds you that oil isn’t just for lubrication anymore. Today’s engines use oil for a variety of tasks, turning it into a key hydraulic fluid, and keeping it fresh is more important than ever before.   Additonal Comments or questions This […]

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New Content Release: Delphi Training Series Bundle

July 31, 2017 in New Classes

It’s never too late to expand your horizons. This specialized bundle includes previously recorded Delphi sponsored LiveStream training hosted by veteran Delphi instructor, Dave Hobbs. Hold onto your wrenches yet, because this bundle will also include four NEW Delphi LiveStreams that are currently in development, and will be available on following scheduled dates: 9/6/17,  10/18/17,  […]

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New Content Release: Bosch Denoxtronic (DeNOx) System Overview

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Exhaust gas after-treatment systems are an integral part of today’s common rail diesel vehicles and understanding how to diagnose and service these emissions control systems is critical for optimal vehicle operation and longevity of these expensive components. In order to reduce Nitrogen-oxide (NOx) output, many vehicle manufacturers have elected to utilize a Selective Catalyst Reduction […]

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New Content Release: LS-53 Fundamentals of TPMS

July 28, 2017 in New Classes

TPMS systems have been mandatory on most vehicles for almost a decade, so it’s critical you know how they work and some of their repair issues. Instructor Mark DeKoster helps you make faster, more accurate repairs with great information contained in this course. Course Objectives: Understanding TPMS regulations and requirements How to perform the 5 […]

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Shop Management Tip: 2 Ways to Improve Cash Flow

July 27, 2017 in Uncategorized

This week, AVI offers two back-to-back shop management tips from LBT-286: 7 Ways To Improve Cash Flow And Increase Profit. Instructor Bill Haas tells you how making excuses holds your business back, but how a better working environment moves your business forward.   Additonal Comments or questions This iframe contains the logic required to handle […]

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Tech Tip: Using Amp Probes for Better Diagnostics

July 20, 2017 in Tech Tips

In this tech tip from the AVI course “LBT-54 Ignition System Testing w/Coil-on-Plug & Misfire Detection“, Instructor Bill Fulton demonstrates how using a Low Current Probe can give you valuable diagnostics data, especially when analyzing primary ignition issues.    Additonal Comments or questions This iframe contains the logic required to handle Ajax powered Gravity Forms. […]

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Tech Tip: Cellphone Distress

July 11, 2017 in Tech Tips

Many different types of modern electronic devices can cause the TPMS light to come on, including cell phones. Instructor Mark DeKoster discusses what to look out for, especially when you find no TPMS codes, in this tech tip from the AVI program: LS-53 Fundamentals Of TPMS.   Additonal Comments or questions This iframe contains the […]

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Tech Tip: Forced Induction – Spark Plug Gap

June 15, 2017 in Tech Tips

High Performance requires you to think about many things differently, including spark plug gap. In this weeks tech tip from AVI course Essentials of Performance Tuning: Mysteries of Fuel Injection, instructor Ron Bilyeu reminds you about a few things regarding spark. Join our mailing list!

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Tech Tip: Toyota Reprogramming Strategies

June 8, 2017 in Tech Tips

In this tech tip, a quick walk through of the Toyota Immobilizer System is featured. Instructor Bob Augustine covers a wide variety of domestic and import programming and flashing procedures in this comprehensive package produced by AVI in conjunction with Bob Augustine of Christian Brothers Automotive. Over 5 hours of training are included in this […]

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Tech Tip: Hybrid Battery Safety Tips

June 1, 2017 in Tech Tips

Dealing with hybrid batteries requires the proper safety procedures and test equipment. In this tech tip from the AVI program AP-9: Meter Usage and Electrical Circuit Testing, instructor Dave Hobbs reminds you to take high voltage battery testing very, very seriously. Join our mailing list!

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Tech Tip: TPMS Liabilities

May 25, 2017 in Tech Tips

Just what is your shop’s liability regarding the TPMS service light? In this tech tip from LBT-277: Making Money Servicing TPMS, instructor Karl Schneider reminds techs and shop owners the legal requirements when it come to TPMS service repairs. Join our mailing list!

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