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  • TST September 2019 SEMINAR " Variables of Variable Displacement Technology" w/Dave Hobbs

    TST September 2019 SEMINAR " Variables of Variable Displacement Technology" w/Dave Hobbs

     LIVE SEMINAR

    Technicians Service Training

     Presents:

    Variables of Variable Displacement Technology 

    Description:

    Yesterday’s antiquated (and often disliked) Cadillac 4-6-8 engines are now the new and improved variable displacement engines of today.Thanks to newer fuel economy mandates - they’re here to stay!In this brand-new course veteran technical instructor Dave Hobbs will discuss today’s variable displacement system operation, diagnostics and repairs.

    Topics Include:

    • Variable Displacement Valve Lifter and Rocker Control Operation
    • Electronic Throttle Control / Torque Management Review
    • System Enable / Inhibit Parameters and Software Updates
    • Variable Displacement Diagnostic Testing Using Scan Tools, Scopes & Meters
    • Running Compression Tests While Activating Cylinder Deactivation Solenoids
    • General Motors AFM (Active Fuel Management)
    • Chrysler/Dodge/Jeep MDS (Multiple Displacement System)
    • Honda/Acura VCM I & II (Variable Cylinder Management)
    • Bypass Methods / Consumer Complaints with Variable Displacement Systems
    • “What’s Next” Preview on GM’s 2019 DFM (Dynamic Fuel Management) and Delphi Dynamic Skip Fire Systems Utilizing V2I / LiDAR Mapped Road Integration

    Dave Hobbs:  Dave Hobbs is the senior technical field trainer and award-winning technical training course developer for Delphi Technologies. Dave’s experience in the industry started as a technician and service manager in his family’s auto electric business in Kokomo Indiana. He has also served as an adjunct instructor for Ivy Tech Community College and radio host for Kokomo’s Z92-Five (WZWZ 92.5 FM). In addition, Dave has experience as a field engineer and electronics systems instructor teaching GM Delco Electronics / Delphi engineers throughout North American and Asia. Dave is also a contributor to Motor Age Magazine, technical correspondent for MACS Worldwide (Mobile A/C Society) and an instructor in over 50 training videos with Automotive Video Innovations (AVI) and Delphi. Dave is an ASE master certified technician with L1 (Advanced Engine Performance) and L3 (Advanced Hybrid Specialist). Over 40 years of wrenching, technical writing, teaching and OEM tier 1 supplier experience adds up to plenty of practical knowledge to help technicians solve problems on today’s vehicles. Dave strives to add hands on elements and humor into every class he teaches. Whether you’re an advanced tech or just getting started you won’t find yourself bored in a Dave Hobbs class!

    Starts @ 6:45 pm - pizza there at 6:15pm

    Pre-pay: Members $50.00  Non-Members $75.00

    At Door: Members $60.00 Non-Members $85.00

    Checks payable to TST: 11 Lupi Plaza, Mahopac, NY 10541

    or Call 845 628-6928

    Can’t Attend? 

    Click Here: Simulcast On Thursday, September 26th, 2019

    Cost $30.00 Members & $40.00 Non-Members 

     PrePay To Guarantee Your Seat

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    More Info $75.00
  • TST September 26th, 2019 SIMULCAST Variables of Variable Displacement Technology"” w/Dave Hobbs

    TST September 26th, 2019 SIMULCAST Variables of Variable Displacement Technology"” w/Dave Hobbs

    SIMULCAST  -THURSDAY - SEPTEMBER 26TH, 2019 @ 6:45PM EST  Instructions to join the simulcast - see below

    NOTE: This webcast WILL NOT work with Internet Explorer USE: Google Chrome or Fire Fox

    Technicians Service Training

    Presents: 

    "Variables of Variable Displacement Technology"

    Description:

    Yesterday’s antiquated (and often disliked) Cadillac 4-6-8 engines are now the new and improved variable displacement engines of today.Thanks to newer fuel economy mandates - they’re here to stay!In this brand-new course veteran technical instructor Dave Hobbs will discuss today’s variable displacement system operation, diagnostics and repairs.

    Topics Include:

    • Variable Displacement Valve Lifter and Rocker Control Operation
    • Electronic Throttle Control / Torque Management Review
    • System Enable / Inhibit Parameters and Software Updates
    • Variable Displacement Diagnostic Testing Using Scan Tools, Scopes & Meters
    • Running Compression Tests While Activating Cylinder Deactivation Solenoids
    • General Motors AFM (Active Fuel Management)
    • Chrysler/Dodge/Jeep MDS (Multiple Displacement System)
    • Honda/Acura VCM I & II (Variable Cylinder Management)
    • Bypass Methods / Consumer Complaints with Variable Displacement Systems
    • “What’s Next” Preview on GM’s 2019 DFM (Dynamic Fuel Management) and Delphi Dynamic Skip Fire Systems Utilizing V2I / LiDAR Mapped Road Integration

    Dave Hobbs

    Dave Hobbs is the senior technical field trainer and award-winning technical training course developer for Delphi Technologies.Dave’s experience in the industry started as a technician and service manager in his family’s auto electric business in Kokomo Indiana.He has also served as an adjunct instructor for Ivy Tech Community College and radio host for Kokomo’s Z92-Five (WZWZ 92.5 FM).In addition, Dave has experience as a field engineer and electronics systems instructor teaching GM Delco Electronics / Delphi engineers throughout North American and Asia.Dave is also a contributor to Motor Age Magazine, technical correspondent for MACS Worldwide (Mobile A/C Society) and an instructor in over 50 training videos with Automotive Video Innovations (AVI) and Delphi.Dave is an ASE master certified technician with L1 (Advanced Engine Performance) and L3 (Advanced Hybrid Specialist).Over 40 years of wrenching, technical writing, teaching and OEM tier 1 supplier experience adds up to plenty of practical knowledge to help technicians solve problems on today’s vehicles.Dave strives to add hands on elements and humor into every class he teaches.Whether you’re an advanced tech or just getting started you won’t find yourself bored in a Dave Hobbs class!

    Instructions to view the live simulcast: go to www.tstseminars.org - sign on with your email and password.Click on MY ACCOUNT (Blue box on top right) Go to LIVE SEMINARS, LIVE WEBCAST, LIVE SIMULCAST, click on MORE INFO - click on WATCH VIDEO (this will take you directly to the webcast).If the handout is not available for download it will be sent to your email separately. Please sign on early for sound checks etc.If you should need assistance please do not hesitate to contact us at 845 628-6928 or email me at doreen@tstseminars.org

    This webcast WILL NOT work with Internet Explorer USE: Google Chrome or Fire Fox

    More Info $40.00