Snap-on Introduces Software Upgrade 18.4

Snap-on Introduces Software Upgrade 18.4

The software upgrade adds new and expanded coverage, expert tips, guided analysis, rapid access to critical resources, pre- and post-scan reports and other features, according to the company.

Snap-on introduced Software Upgrade 18.4 for its diagnostic tools.

The software upgrade adds new and expanded coverage, expert tips, guided analysis, rapid access to critical resources, pre- and post-scan reports and other features, according to the company.

“Technicians don’t need to look any further than Software Upgrade 18.4 to help them achieve faster and smarter fixes for complete and confident repairs, which results in satisfied customers,” said Leian Wunderlich, software program manager for Snap-on Diagnostics. “Keeping their diagnostic software up to date maximizes their diagnostic-tool investment and guarantees better performance than the day they bought it.”

Highlights of Software Upgrade 18.4 include:

  • Pre-scan and post-scan with vehicle-system reports
    • Pre and post-scan for 40 makes
    • Gives a big-picture snapshot of vehicle systems
    • Shops and techs can illustrate the value of their work to customers easily
    • Meets OEM and insurance requirements, including shop name and time stamp
  • Safety and advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS)
    • New guided component tests
    • New and enhanced vehicle communications coverage
    • Helps shops drive new business related to collision repair
  • ALTUS, the new Snap-on cloud for Apollo D8, MODIS Edge, MODIS Ultra and SOLUS Edge
    • Upload and store vehicle-system reports
    • Share with customers or insurance providers by text or email
    • Quicker repair approvals
    • Fast after-fix reporting
  • Intelligent Diagnostics on Apollo D8, ZEUS
    • Guides techs to the repair for the specific vehicle and code being worked on
    • Exclusive smart data gives code-specific scanner data with a view to code-related custom PID list, which provides max/min values that trigger when exceeded
    • Suretrack, today’s Fast-Track Troubleshooter, includes real fixes from actual repair orders with regular fresh content
  • New features
    • New for Ford power balance display is an updated user interface for the Ford cylinder contribution test
    • New for ZEUS, VERUS and VERDICT platforms
      • Intuitive systems menu that offers categorized groups of commonly chosen systems, modules or procedures for quick and easy selection
      • High-speed wireless vehicle connection connects to a vehicle in 15 seconds or less

“Technicians can be confident in the unparalleled breadth and depth of the general repair coverage in Software Upgrade 18.4,” the company said. “Snap-on invests in the latest technology innovations, resources and aftermarket repair relationships to significantly expand vehicle systems coverage and strengthen tool capabilities.”

Learn more about how to “Empower on” with the newest upgrade at https://diagnostics.snapon.com/18.4 or contact a participating Snap-on franchisee or other sales representative.

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