Technical information is one of the most important tools for diagnostic technician. I would not be far off even if I say it is THE most important tool now.
I am very happy to see that times of “free diagnostics” are slowly but surely going away. Few years ago when I was posting on the same issue on another website it was super easy to find a header picture for illustration. Today I struggled to do the same, wow! Instead I found perfect illustration of true
When customer calls and asks to change timing belt, do transmission flush or replace balljoint there is very slim chance to come across something unknown or unexpected. Even if you never done such a job on some particular model you can read through the procedure in shop manual (or even watch video on YouTube) and get a fair
Magic crystal ball Snap-On MCB2410B I need to explain about diagnostic charges as there is quite a lot of misunderstanding around this topic. This is going to be a long post, but I have very important considerations to say and I salute those who was able to finish this reading. Although if you don’t have time
Read Part 1 here. Jump straight to Part 3 if you like to skip another 865 words. What I can do to provide customers with better solution when it comes to diagnostics time charges? After doing this job for two decades I have to admit I don’t have a complete solution that would be as good for me as it
Nissan Consult-III scan tool kit Peugeot / Citroen PPO/Lexia scan tool kit Part 1 – Part 2 Now is what I want to try to see if this is going to work better for diagnostic time charges. I can think about many arguments pro et contra but unless I try I would not know for sure how
2015 Ford F-350 truck with 6.7 V8 Pover Stroke diesel with only couple of thousand kilometers on the odometer came to the shop with concern of Check Engine Light being on, reduced engine power and turbo pressure gauge showing max pressure all the time. On the test drive I couldn’t verify loss of power or incorrect turbo
Super easy case of engine overheating diagnostics :-). Obvious reason for this problem in the middle of hot summer is right on the nose of this truck. Fancy shiny radiator grille inserts are blocking airflow through the rad almost completely. Those things are seasonal and needs to be removed after winter. You don’t have to bother