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Free Training Videos
OPUS Drive Pro ES
Technicians Service Training "OPUS Drive Pro ES Hosted by G. Truglia This Webinar will cover the usage of the Drive Pro ES by OPUS on a Toyota vehicle. Subjects covered are: • Generic scan tool functions • Enhanced functions including PIDS, Bi-directional control • Graphing and more. Tech Support LIVE on-line Help right through the scan tool will be demonstrated with the use of the Toyota Factory TechStream software. This webinar will provide the viewer with information not only on the scan tools ability along with the Drive Pro ES Expert help that comes with the tool and useful diagnostic tips on scanning a Toyota vehicle. OPUS Drive Pro ES Questions How much is the tool? $5995.00 plus $299.00 a month Is there a Monthly fee for the tool? Yes $299.00 a month Is there a fee per car besides the $299.00 a month? No EXCEPT if you program a vehicle than there is an additional $125.00. If you are working on a newer vehicle you will need an LSID VSP license from NASTF.org If the vehicle is a Chrysler or Volvo that charges an extra fee *about $35.00 to $50.00 for programming How long is the tool warranted for? The warrantee is included with your support monthly fee. Can support techs log on to your laptop or other scan tool besides the OPUS Drive Pro ES? Yes that is included in the monthly fee Would tech support help you load OE factory software on my own laptop and teach me how to use it? Yes I don’t have much experience with hybrids can tech support help? Yes ONLY if you have the proper training on Hybrid vehicles and can prove it or the ASE L3 certification. How are repairs handled for the tool? Does the monthly service cover repairs, like a cracked screen? Covered with the monthly subscription With Chrysler and fiat can they program all modules or just engine and transmission like j2534? All modules on many of the Chrysler products. How quick does tech support respond for a request for help? About 15 minuets So if I request assistance with a Toyota and it needs Techstream for a certain operation, the support team can just launch it and use it themselves to assist me in getting the vehicle finished? Correct What type of VCI is plugged into the DLC? The cable from the scan tool. The VCI is built in the tool Can it record a movie and capture data? Yes What about tool updates? Included in your monthly subscription So this tool turns your minimum wage lube tech into a programming and driveability guru !!! Awesome !!!! Yes, if they can follow some simple directions. Do you need a fast wifi in your shop need a fast internet connection to work? It is recommended Will this work with all or most manufacturers? Yes
Premium Videos (Pay-Per-View)
"GDI System - Diagnosis - Repair"
"GDI System - Diagnosis - Repair" This seminar covers Gasoline Direct Injection system from the low pressure pump, rails, high pressure pump and GDI injectors. For the past 10 plus years GDI have been used on European vehicle and move on to Domestic and Asian engines. The seminars covers all the components involved, how to identify, diagnosis, test and repair them. • Scan Data Analytics • Fuel Trim Diagnostics • Carbon build up driveability symptoms, diagnostics and cleaning • Low pressure Fuel Pump • Direct Injection Fuel Pump testing • Lab Scope connection to the GDI injector • Tools and equipment • Injector removal processes • Injector seal replacement and installation • High pressure pump failures - Diagnostics and repair • PCV and breather system issues • Common failure case studies
Understanding The Diagnostic Process" 09 2020 Non
"Understanding The Diagnostic Process" This was a LIVE ON VEHICLE seminar that covered the following and more… • Document the customer concern and verify. Is it present now? • Performing a complete vehicle scan and saving the results. • Do you see a pattern or common symptom? • Is there something else that you should tell the customer before continuing? • Use the scan data / codes to determine the next step. • Make a determination of possible causes and create a diagnostic sequence. • Use direct testing to confirm or eliminate problems. Save all the data!!! • Live - On vehicle misfire, fuel trim and EVAP problem to show a proper test protocol. • Direct fuel pressure/volume, exhaust, pressure transducers and temp IR or Thermal Imager Testing. • Voltage and current tests with either a DVOM or scope. G Truglia Host, Instructors: Pierre Respaut, Rich Peterson, Ed Hazzard and Bill Fichthorn: Instructors that have years of experience who show you the step by step process.
Dave Hobbs Variable Displacement Engine Diagnostics
"Variables of Variable Displacement Technology" 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 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!