Last month, presenters from Toyota, General Motors, Volkswagen and NASTF provided demonstrations of diagnostic capabilities using J2534 in a webinar. Here is some of the material covered during the Q&A portion of that webcast.
Reduced performance in this case may be one or more issues. The two most common complaints are reduced fuel economy and reduced acceleration capability.
September 19, 2014
The recall covers 3,196 Model Year 2011-14 Chevrolet Express CNG and GMC Savana CNG vehicles in the U.S. and 13 in Canada
September 10, 2014
Valued VehicleServicePros.com readers can select up to five prizes each day during the contest in order to be eligible to win more than $20,000 in prizes. Voting is open between September 1 and October 31.
A comparison of throwback products from ATEQ Corp., Bartec USA and Rotary Lift.
Criteria and nomination form to enter candidates for consideration in the 2015 Mobile Distributor of the Year.
If your shop sells tires you need to be sure you’re up-to-date on current tire technology for hybrid/electric vehicles.
The official website of PTEN, Fleet Maintenance and Professional Distributor magazines now features a design that allows for easy display on any viewing screen -- regular PCs, laptops, tablets and smartphones.
Recommendations on intervals for cleaning, inspecting and lubricating fifth wheels.
October 15, 2013
The webinar 'Heavy Duty Engine Oil The Road Ahead II: Traffic Jam or Clear Highway?' is set for Monday, Oct. 21 at 2 PM EST.
August 16, 2013
Hyundai has announced the recall of certain model year 2006-2010 Sonata and Azera vehicles due to a control arm issue, and 2013 Santa Fe Sport vehicles due to front axle issues.
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Now in its 10th year, WB has provided $54,000 in scholarships.
A checklist of features to look for and questions to ask when deciding to purchase a used tool truck.
March 18, 2013
Rich White, Car Care Council executive director, explains the campaign’s benefit to the aftermarket.
Have a Battery Management Maintenance Program (BMMP) with the right mix of battery service and maintenance equipment, battery inventory and vehicle usage.
How to deal with lead-acid battery failure due to the damaging effects of sulfation build-up.
Different sealed battery types require precisely controlled charging.
What users should connect the tester to for the most accurate reading.
Assess critical needs such as illumination, magnification and documentation requirements.
Think about features that provide a 360-degree rotatable viewing area and LED illumination.
Details on the difference between a basic unit and full-featured video inspection camera.
Some feature options for balancers include fully-automatic diagnostic balancing and 3D imaging.
An adjustable flange plate provides protection by applying clamping pressure.
Troubleshooting exhaust backpressure issues.