PTEN's editors receive a multitude of diagnostic products each year. Diagnostic tools and equipment continue to grow more and more essential to technicians as vehicle technology advances. We've just pushed into the fourth quarter of the year (Where has 2022 gone?), but let's take a look back at the third quarter and see what some of the most clicked-on diagnostic tools were that got added to VehicleServicePros.com for Q3.
Also, if you’re looking at scan tools specifically in your hunt for new diagnostic equipment, be sure to check out PTEN’s 2022 Scan Tool Spec Guide for a comparative list of functions and features for a large selection of aftermarket scan tools.
The Pico Technology PQ316 PicoBNC+ Optical Sensor Kit provides users with a convenient means to capture rotational speed reference signals for noise, vibration, and harshness (NVH) balancing applications with the benefits provided by Pico Technology’s PicoBNC+ smart interface technology.
The latest Snap-on ZEUS Diagnostic Tool Software Update allows technicians to spot intermittent glitches and to quickly hone in on the root cause of a problem by using the new clear view flag tracker found on the ZEUS diagnostic tool’s data graph view.
The Bosch ADS and ADS X 5.0 Software Update further improves user experience by granting technicians the ability to access module-specific data stream items and special tests directly from the DTC results screen.
The Flo-Dynamics EV Battery Pack Leak Tester, No. LPLT-100, is a multi-purpose, low-pressure leak tester designed to offer rapid and efficient testing for EV battery pack compartments.
The Autel MaxiSYS MSUltra EV and MS909 EV offer comprehensive vehicle coverage for U.S., European, and Asian electric, gas, diesel, and hybrid vehicles.
The Launch Tech X-431 ADAS Pro Plus is designed to support the calibration of various ADAS systems in passenger cars from more than 50 vehicle manufacturers.
The ATD Tools Battery Charging and Starting System Diagnostic Tester, No. ATD-5494, is designed to test all 12V lead-acid batteries, including AGM and gel.
3. VT Truck 2.0
The ATEQ VT Truck 2.0 is designed for the maintenance of commercial trucks and buses. It can easily read sensors, even in twin wheels, and can manage up to 22 wheels.
The TOPDON Phoenix Lite 2 generates diagnostic reports in a short amount of time in order to assist shops in completing jobs faster and more efficiently.
The Launch Tech X-431 Torque Link is designed to assist technicians and repair shops with productivity and accuracy.