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Snap-on Introduces Software Upgrade 16.4

When you update your diagnostic tools to the all-new Snap-on Software Upgrade 16.4, not only are you getting more coverage to take on the toughest jobs, but you’re also gaining more power, knowledge and confidence, says the company.

The latest software upgrade covers 21 domestic makes, 15 Asian and optional coverage for 12 European makes. It also features new 2016 domestic and Asian coverage for GM, Infiniti, Lexus, Mazda, Nissan, Scion, Subaru and Toyota.

“Software Upgrade 16.4 offers the most powerful diagnostics available today so technicians can master the unknown and do more jobs, with confidence,” said Leian Wunderlich, marketing manager, Snap-on Diagnostics.

With Software Upgrade 16.4, technicians have access to more than 98,000 new codes, tests, tips and data for model years 1996-2016, with the most extensive coverage outside the factory tool, including but not limited to:

• Ford passive anti-theft system (PATS) key system additions
• Dodge/Ram 4500/5500 series truck coverage
• Chrysler electronic limited slip differential
• Chrysler adaptive front lighting system
• Ford 6.7L glow plug test
• Honda/Acura integrated motor assist (IMA) system coverage
• Chrysler TPMS threshold adjustment function
• Hyundai /Kia electronic power steering functions
• Hyundai transmission adaptations
• Nissan/Infiniti body control module (BCM) configuration


New features have been added to Software Upgrade 16.4 for VERUS Edge, MODIS Edge and SOLUS Edge users. For example, Instant ID reads the VIN automatically when connected to most 2008 and newer vehicles. Technicians also have quick access to functions they use all the time such as oil specifications and service interval resets. VERUS Edge gets access to technical service bulletins (TSBs), too. MODIS Edge and VERUS Edge users have special access to the New Vehicle System Report in Code Scan; see results for all available systems plus Global OBD II codes and Readiness Monitors on most 2008 and newer vehicles for a more complete view of vehicle systems. It’s easy to print to share with customers for more convincing estimates.

The exclusive Fast-Track Troubleshooter coverage goes all the way back to 1980 with 15,300 new tips and timesavers. Plus, the new software offers 23,860 Guided Component Tests, such as training and tips for diesel emission systems, EVAP systems and body systems sub codes engine drive cycles. It also includes Guided Component Tests for hybrid electrical diesel emissions components and enhanced body electrical systems in domestic, Asian and European models.

To learn more about the new Software Upgrade 16.4 or the Snap-on Software Subscription program, visit or talk to a Snap-on representative.

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