PTEN Daily - Nov 6th, 2023
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November 6, 2023
Gaining a deeper understanding of troubleshooting techniques and resolutions for network communication issues in modern vehicles.
The owner said his truck stalled a few times while driving, then it would crank but not start. There was also a "No Bus" message displayed in the odometer field of the instrument cluster.
The new line offers 30 safety products including gloves, face shields, aprons, blankets, insulated tools, jackets, and boots among other products to keep technicians safe while servicing electric and hybrid vehicles.
The mobile app unites professional diagnostics with expert support for technicians.

Accurately and simultaneously test the resistance of all 3 windings in 3-phase motors in 60 seconds with Pico Technology’s MT03A Milliohm & Motor Tester. Also includes auto-temperature compensation. Use on EV motors, fuel pumps, AC compressors, blowers, EGR valves, turbo actuators and more. As a milliohm tester, check grounding and the resistance of switches, relays, connectors, wiring, etc.

The Precision Digital Tire Inflator and Pressure Gauge from Milton Industries has four units of measure: psi, kPa, BAR, and kg/cm2 with a range of 0-160 psi plus and accuracy of +/- .05 percent. The electrophoretic screen allows users to more easily read at any angle or lighting condition. Additionally, it's anti-glare display automatically adjusts...
The ARES 6-pc 120-Tooth Metric Non-Slip Ratcheting Wrench Set, No. 35021, includes non-slip ratcheting wrenches in 10mm, 12mm, 13mm, 14mm, 15mm, and 17mm sizes as well as a durable wrench holder that secures wrenches in place. Constructed of chrome vanadium steel with a polished chrome plated finish for added durability and corrosion resistance, each...
The Milwaukee Tool Ratcheting Insulated Terminals Crimper, No. 48-22-3084, delivers secure crimps for insulated wire terminals. Its ratcheting action is designed to provide a complete crimping cycle in order to maintain a high terminal pull-off force. Engineered with three crimping cavities, the tool provides versatility for 22-18 AWG (red), 16-14 ...
The 1/4" Burr Bolt Removal Kit, No. CBBR-KIT1, from Mac Tools is designed to remove broken studs and reduce damage to existing threaded holes. The tool is CNC machined for consistent quality and aims to maximize the potential of drilling threads on the center. Included in this kit is the BR Countersink 1/4-20, No. CBCS1, the BR Drill 1 /4-20 and 5 ...
The FlexTorq 6” 4-in-1 Double-Ended Nut Driver, No. DWADENDEXT-2, from DeWalt features detachable sockets for quickly removing metal shavings to promote a long tool life. The tool offers 4-in-1 versatility thanks to its onboard storage design. Its impact-ready 1/4" hex shank stands up to the power of impact drivers, while the nut driver’s 6” extension...
Find out what tools and equipment are top-of-the-list for shop owners and technicians – and how much they're willing to spend.
Emily Markham
Editor | PTEN and Professional Distributor