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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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Tech Tip: ABS Info – Wheel Sensors

May 3, 2017 in Tech Tips

Instructor Mark DeKoster shows you the proper way to test analog wheel speed sensors. You’ll easily spot the bad sensor when you watch this tech tip from the AVI course “LS-34 ABS – Enhanced Stability Systems, Operation, Analysis, and Repair” Join our mailing list!

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Tech Tip: O2 Sensors

April 6, 2017 in AVI InsiderTech Tips

AVI instructor Mark DeKoster presents several great tech tips including lab scope pattern, proper O2 sensor replacement, and fuel vs. ignition misfire analysis using O2 sensor voltage changes. Additonal Comments or questions This iframe contains the logic required to handle Ajax powered Gravity Forms. Join our mailing list! Related Course: O2 Sensors: Wide vs Narrow […]

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6 Steps To Solving Problem Cars

March 22, 2017 in AVI InsiderTech Tips

In this Tech Tip from the AVI training program LBT-269 Wiring Schematics Interpretation, instructor Peter Orlando reminds all technicians how important it is to follow the same diagnostic procedures on every vehicle each and every time. Following these procedures will reduce your comebacks, especially when analyzing tricky wiring issues. Join our mailing list!

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Time Capsule: Bubba’s Garage

March 21, 2017 in FeaturedTech Tips

In this AVI Time Capsule blast from the past, Bubba (AKA Jim Linder) spins out a few tech tips including “Fool Pressure Chart”, “BAP Test” for impact torque settings, the “Idio Illumination Chart” for test lights and more. Yep, they’re tongue in cheek and you’ll laugh out loud as Bubba makes you think about different […]

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