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"Solving Diagnostic Repair Issues "
Using Critical Thinking Skills
This seminar will focus on developing a critical thinking process for approaching automotive repair and diagnosis.This seminar will discuss how to use mind mapping and other techniques to solve those difficult diagnostic repair issues.The critical thinking process development will use actual case studies.Technicians will be given a workbook that they will use to develop their own mind mapping and critical thinking skills and strategies.
Dave’s automotive experience, during the past 30 years, has included working as a repair technician, and a test engineer in an EPA certified vehicle emissions laboratory. He is ASE certified in A6, A8, L1, and holds a California Smog License. Dave graduated with an AA degree in Automotive Service and Repair from Fullerton College. Continuing his education, and graduated from California State University, Long Beach with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Industrial Education, and a Vocational Education degree from the University of California, Los Angeles.
His experience includes training for Allen Test products and Snap-On Tools Corporation. I also trained for Mitchell International from 1988-1990. Instructional experience also includes Vocational Automotive education through the California Community College system and high school industrial arts. He was also an application’s engineer with Edge Diagnostic Systems where I was one of the original designers of Simu-Tech.
"Advanced Functional Scan Tool Testing"
This seminar will cover the unique value of using:
- Graphing mode
- Bi-directional function testing by using cause and affect information.
- Picking and using specific parameters based on the vehicle symptoms.
- The value of the 10 Modes of OBD II
- What can be seen in Mode 10 that you may be missing along with a load of other important information and case studies.
Bill Fulton is a Certified Master Technician with L-1 certification. He has 40 years automotive experience and over 20 years of training experience.Bill is the owner and operator of Ohio Automotive Technology, which specializes in automotive aftermarket technical training seminars.
In addition, Motor Service Magazine voted Bill the USA’s #3 Automotive Technical Instructor. Bill is the author of Mitchell’s AED Manual (Advanced Engine Diagnostics), and also the author of several Lab Scope and Drivability manuals such as Ford, Toyota, GM and Chrysler OBD I and OBD II systems, in addition to his own 101 Lab Scope Testing Tips. Bill has also instructed for Precision Tune, Mitchell, OTC, and Standard Motor Products and Vetronix.
"Diagnostic Strategies 2017" SIMULCAST
Instructor: John Anello
This seminar will help you properly diagnose modern vehicles focusing on top case studies that have collected in the field. We will examine different vehicle operating systems and use that knowledge to power a winning diagnostic strategy. These case studies were selected from vehicles diagnosed over the past 5 years and bring valuable information to the table.
With the introduction of as many as 60+ controllers on today's vehicles it is important for this seminar to give technicians a wide spectrum of problems on a vehicle to help them better understand that a good diagnostic game plan can be applied to each and every system by simply knowing and understanding the foundation of on-board computers. Each case study will provide a strategy of approach to resolve each issue and will be coupled with theory of operation to help the students better understand how a system works when building a plan of attack.
This seminar will focus on ways to utilize different types of equipment in your shop to test and probe vehicles as well as introduce newer test equipment that may help you better expedite the diagnostic process. This is not a Tip & Tricks seminar but more of a seminar on how did I get there. If you eat, drink and sleep diagnostics then this is a seminars for you!
John provides repair garages with on site diagnostic support for problem vehicles in their shop without having to tow the vehicle to a dealership. John passion for automotive vehicles has driven him to work on vehicles for close to 38 years. To date he has personally diagnosed well over 60,000 vehicles. He’s a nationally recognized instructor, has authored the book “Automotive Computer Diagnostics,” and has written numerous articles for Mastertech Magazine and TST Newsletter.
EVAP Systems Operation and Troubleshooting
This EVAP webcast will provide information on different types of EVAP systems. There are demonstrations of many different tools from Smoke machines, ultrasound, dye and CO2. This webcast is packed full of good information that you can use in your shop to repair EVAP problems. View for One Year
Hybrid Vehicle Overview
This seminar will provide a good overview of Safety, tool, equipment, hybrid batteries, inverter, converter, scan tool,case studies and much more. Hybrids are out there and getting older needing to be diagnosed and repaired. So what are you waiting for? your shop? Join Pete Meier (Motor Age) and G. Truglia (TST, ATTS) for this hybrid-focused seminar. Topics to be covered include hybrid vehicle safety, tools and equipment needed, hybrid components and their functions, preparing for the ASE L3 hybrid test and much more.
"Managing The EVAP Monitor"
This Includes Asian, European, and Domestic Systems
This Sometimes the differences in various EVAP systems can be a challenging ‘maze’ to maneuver through when DTCs bring vehicles into the bay. Using a baseline of commonality, this course takes technicians into the latest OEM specific systems; Non- Diagnostic Leak Module Systems - Engine vacuum based systems - Key off natural vacuum systems – Diagnostic Leak Module Monitor Systems - Pressurized pump systems - Vacuum pump systems.
The majority of common EVAP monitor systems used by most manufacturers are covered in this course.The course includes practical tips for getting the most diagnostic information from various tools such as a smoke machine along with advanced scan tool information including OBD II Mode $06 data.
Since 1989, Dave Hobbs has served as a hotline adviser, field engineer and technical trainer for Delphi Corporation (Delco Electronics) where he has assisted thousands of dealer and independent techs with diagnostic problems. An ASE Master L1 technician, member of IATN, MACS and SAE, Dave has over 15 years of real world experience as an independent repair shop technician. Dave also serves as an instructor for Indiana’s Ivy Tech College teaching drivability and electronics.Known as a frequent speaker at national training seminars, Dave is a qualified master hybrid instructor, has been featured in numerous automotive training videos and writes for Motor Magazine.Two decades of training engineers and service techs around the world has given Dave the unique ability to bridge the theoretical with the practical!Dave and his wife Teresa have three grown children and live in Kokomo, IN.On weekends you’ll find Dave hosting a Christian radio morning show on Kokomo’s Z92-Five. (FM) Dave’s website:www.hobbsautotech.com