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Innovative Products of America Unveils Trailer-Inspection System with ABS Diagnostics

The easy-to-use system requires no training, setup or software fees.

ATEQ TPMS Tools Promotes Sheila Stevens to Aftermarket Account Executive

Stevens’ responsibilities include maintaining and growing current distribution partnerships through strategic sales in the TPMS aftermarket throughout the United States and Canada.

Software Update Enables Bosch Aftermarket Scan Tool to Unlock, Diagnose Late-Model Fiat Chrysler Vehicles

Until Bosch’s latest software update, only the Fiat Chrysler U.S. dealership diagnostic tool has been supporting scan-tool authentication for SGW unlock, Bosch noted.

Automotive Scan Tools Are Like Modern-Day Wrenches

The type of scan tool that’s used for diagnostics can mean the difference between fixing the problem and just probing around the issue and not getting anywhere.

Scan Tools: There’s One for Every Job

The number of electronically controlled sensors and systems on vehicles today is increasing, and therefore requires much more sophisticated tools to communicate with the computers on board.

Snap-on Introduces Diagnostic Thermal Imager Elite

Snap-on has released its Diagnostic Thermal Imager Elite that uses infrared technology to reveal heat caused by friction, electrical resistance, pressure changes and more to help professional technicians track down vehicle faults. 

Scan Tools For DIY And Entry-Level Automotive Diagnostics

Some type of scan tool has been essential for engine diagnostics since the arrival of computerized engine controls back in the 1980s.

Latest Snap-on Software Upgrade Covers 49 Vehicle Makes

It features new 2017 factory-level coverage for Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Lexus, Toyota, Nissan, Infiniti, Mazda and Subaru, with 2016 optional coverage for BMW, MINI, Land Rover, Smart and Volvo.

Modern Vehicles Are Filled With Electronic Control Modules

Electronic modules have no moving parts, but they do age over time and may fail at any time for a variety of reasons.

How Automotive Computers Work and How They Fail

To many amateur mechanics, an automotive computer is a “black box” that mysteriously controls all of the engine functions. In reality, an automotive computer or powertrain control module (PCM) is an information processor that turns electrical inputs from system sensors into electrical outputs into system actuators.

Argus Analyzers Announces Launch Of New Battery Testers

The new analyzers — models AA360 and AA1000 — further simplify the task of battery testing, helping automotive technicians to make better decisions.

Mode $06 – Unlocking the Mysteries

The mode contains a wealth of diagnostic information.