Providing Power for Module Reprogramming

When it comes to module reprogramming, there is so much information out there for busy shops and technicians to keep up with. Even if you confine your focus to just the power requirements related to module reprogramming, it can still be overwhelming. Different OEs call for different power needs, in…

ADAS – Latest Resources and Developments

If there is a hot topic when it comes to aftermarket vehicle service in 2020/2021, it has to be ADAS. ADAS, which stands for Advanced Driver Assist(ance) Systems, is a suite of automated enhancements designed to improve the safety of vehicle operation. This can include blind spot monitoring, lane departure…

Deep Dive – How Does the Power Supply Function Work?

We continue our Deep Dive series with a look at power supply mode – what it is, how it works and when it is used. Power Supply function, known alternatively in the aftermarket as Maintainer mode, Supply mode and Steady Power mode, essentially maintains a specific electrical system voltage to…

Flashing, ADAS, Start-Stop – Systems Keep Evolving

This month, we take a dive into three critical areas of change related to the repair and maintenance of vehicle starting and charging systems: module reprogramming, ADAS system repair and recalibration, and Start-Stop systems. Each of these areas are evolving quickly and all have major impacts to the equipment needed…

Flashing, ADAS, Start-Stop – Systems Keep Evolving

This month, we take a dive into three critical areas of change related to the repair and maintenance of vehicle starting and charging systems: module reprogramming, ADAS system repair and recalibration, and Start-Stop systems. Each of these areas are evolving quickly and all have major impacts to the equipment needed…

Reprogramming Isn’t Just for High End Euros

This month, we are featuring a guest article from Tanner Brandt. Tanner is the owner of Tanner’s Auto Clinic, a mobile diagnostic and programming business. He also teaches for CARQUEST Technical Institute and Worldpac Technical Institute and is a guest contributor to VehicleServicePros.com. “Helping to better the automotive industry through…