Providing Power for Module Reprogramming

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...

Jump Starting –  How to Make it Safe and Effective

Jump Starting – How to Make it Safe and Effective

  As we approach the fall and winter season, where jump starting instances increase considerably, we thought that now is a great time to revisit the key things to remember for effective jump starting while also reminding everyone about the importance of safety....

Chasing Gremlins and Ghosts – Electrical System Diagnosis

Chasing Gremlins and Ghosts – Electrical System Diagnosis

This month, we take another spin through the world of electrical system diagnosis, a very popular topic judging by how much space is devoted to this topic in aftermarket publications. It is also a top area of concern on the forums, such as the Diagnostic Network...

Augmented Reality Coming to a Shop Near You

Augmented Reality Coming to a Shop Near You

As a society, we have been hearing for many years about augmented reality and how it might impact real world applications beyond gaming and other exclusively tech-focused endeavors. We have heard all the buzz about Oculus (Facebook), Google Glass, Microsoft HoloLens...

Taking Your Diagnostic Game Plan to the Next Level

Taking Your Diagnostic Game Plan to the Next Level

When it comes to service and repair on today’s advanced vehicles, it is critical to formulate and constantly refine your diagnostic game plan. Vehicle technology is increasingly complex. A logical, consistent diagnostic process that utilizes the key tools at your...

Change Batteries Like a Pro

Change Batteries Like a Pro

Winter often means dead battery season. You might be cruising along with your battery getting the job done and things seem just fine. Then, the mercury drops and suddenly your battery just can’t give your car what it needs any longer. Time for a new battery. You’ve...

Holiday Gift Ideas for the  Pro or Enthusiast in Your Life

Holiday Gift Ideas for the Pro or Enthusiast in Your Life

Do you have someone in your life who lives for engine revving, vehicle restoration, torque specs or the smell of exhaust fumes? Or, are you someone who falls into these categories? If so, we have a few holiday gift ideas to get excited about. For fun, we decided to...

Flashing, ADAS, Start-Stop – Systems Keep Evolving

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...