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Understanding UART And Class 2 Serial Data Bus Configurations For Modules And Sensors [VIDEO]

In this tip clip, Bob Augustine discusses the similarities and differences of several UART bus configurations and explores some diagnostic strategies for each of them. This clip is an excerpt from the 90-minute comprehensive “Getting Technical with Your Tech 2” with Bob Augustine available from AVI.

2006 Jeep Wrangler: ATF Temp Sensor Code [VIDEO]

In the new Automotive Transmission Service Group (ATSG) training seminar, produced by AVI, you will find a lot of great material that will assist you in diagnosing transmission problems in your service bays. In this tip clip, Wayne Colonna covers a couple of ATF codes that you may encounter when diagnosing a 2006 Jeep Wrangler. This clip is an excerpt from the 270-minute comprehensive “2012 ATSG Transmission Seminar” available from AVI.

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Steering Angle Sensor Reset Tech Tip: Self Adjust Procedure Method

Watch this technical tip clip from instructor Dave Scaler’s comprehensive training program on Electronic Stability Control to learn more about performing a electronic stability control steering angle sensor reset or adjustment procedures and the limitations in resetting some cars based on what your scanner can do.

This clip is an excerpt from the 150 minute comprehensive “Vehicle Stability Control” with Dave Scaler, available from Automotive Video.

Diesel Fuel Tips: Biodiesel, Ultra Low Sulfur: Benefits and Potential Problems

Watch this excerpt from the AVI training program on Ford 6.0 Powerstroke Diagnostics, taught by instructor Tony Salas, to gain insights and tips on diagnosing Biodiesel and Ultra low Sulfur fuel related problems on these engines.

This clip is an excerpt from the 180 minute comprehensive “6.0L Powerstroke Enhanced Diagnostics” with Tony Salas, available from Automotive Video.

Tip Clip: How to Properly Use the Sniffer

Let’s go ahead and do an A/C system leak test now with our equipment and electronics, we can also put on our glasses and look at refrigerant for dye presence in the vehicle. In this tip clip excerpt from the A7 HVAC Test Prep class, Delphi Product and Solutions instructor Dave Hobbs discusses and demonstrates various leak detection strategies for automotive A/C systems.

This clip is an excerpt from the 210 minute comprehensive “A7 Test Prep Program” with Dave Hobbs, available from Automotive Video.

Toyota/Lexus – VSC (ESC) Tech Tip

In this technical tip clip from the Electronic Stability control training program, Dave Scaler talks about some tips and tricks to consider when working with ESC systems on Lexus vehicles. He discusses the reset procedures and the tips that you need in order to get those vehicles properly rest and on the road again.

This clip is an excerpt from the 150 minute comprehensive “Vehicle Stability Control” with Dave Scaler, available from Automotive Video.

Hybrid A/C Compressor Fuse Tech Tip

In this tip clip, Instructor Dave Hobbs talks about the Hybrid A/C compressor fuse on a Gen 3 Toyota Prius. He provides some hands-on info about how and where to find the fuse. He discusses safety and techniques for properly testing the DC current air conditioning fuse to the DC mini inverter compressor used in late model Toyota and Lexus.

This clip is an excerpt from the 105 minute comprehensive “Mastering Hybrid HVAC Systems” with Dave Hobbs, available from Automotive Video.

Tech Tip: Sign of Low Refrigerant

Join Dave Hobbs of Delphi Product and Service Solutions as he discusses some signs of low refrigerant in moodier automotive AC systems. He goes on to discuss how environmental factors such as ambient air temperature, and the AC system’s ‘cycling switch can cause low refrigerant like symptoms.

This clip is an excerpt from the comprehensive “A7 Test Prep Program” with Dave Hobbs, Coming Soon from Automotive Video.

FREDS Tech Tip: SCI Interface FKTC

In this tip clip, Dave Hobbs talks about what to do if you have a vehicle with no PCM data. You plug in your brick, and you go to pull codes or look at PIDs in this late 90s, whatever, early 2000 Chrysler. It’s got CCD. You think you’re talking on the CCD. You’re actually talking on SCI, and scan tool just sits there and says no communications. What could the problem be? Is it a bad scan tool? Bad computer? Bad bus wires? Well, in this clip Dave gives some quick pointers on what to look for next.

This clip is an excerpt from the 240 minute comprehensive “F.R.E.D Kicks The CAN” with Dave Hobbs, available from Automotive Video.

PCV Valve Maintenance Tip Clip

In this tip clip from the Quick Check Diagnostics class, instructor Jim Wilson talks about some simple test you can perform to verify proper functionality of the PCV valve. He goes on to discuss what to watch out for and how fuel trim can be effected.

This clip is an excerpt from the 220 minute comprehensive “Quick Check Diagnostics” with Jim Wilson, available from Automotive Video.

Misfire Testing with a Scan Tool Tip Clip

In this tip clip, instructor Jim Wilson talks about P0300 codes and misfire testing using your scan tool. He talks about how you would look at certain things such as RPM, MAP, changes in load, and long term fuel trims. He goes on to mention some things technicians should be aware of on Ford and Chrysler vehicles.

This clip is an excerpt from the 90 minute comprehensive “Functional Scanner Testing” with Jim Wilson, available from Automotive Video.