Tech Tips

Ford Diagnostic Strategies Tech Tip

February 13, 2024

In this Tech Tip Instructor Jerry Stewart gives us a look at part of the process involved in replacing phasers.

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Electrical Anomalies Tech Tip

January 9, 2024

In this tech tip from the AVI program “Electrical Anomalies”, Instructor Dave Hobbs gives viewers a scenario on why a stuck relay might occur.

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Dodge Cummins 6.7L Update

December 11, 2023

In this tech tip from the AVI program “Cummins 6.7L Update”, Instructor Tom Rayk gives viewers some great tips on servicing Cummins engine. 

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Alignment Pre-Inspection Tech Tip

October 16, 2023

In this tech tip from the AVI program “Alignment Angles”, Instructor John Gardner shows us why Pre-Alignment Inspections are so important. 

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Fluke Proving Unit Tech Tip

July 3, 2023

In this tech tip from the AVI program “Hybrid and EV Tools”, AVI Director of Training Tom Rayk shows you the importance of making the Fluke Proving Unit part of […]

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DC-DC Inverter Identification Tech Tip

May 30, 2023

In this tech tip from the AVI program “Bad Connections PHEV and BEV Won’t Charge”, Delphi Instructor Dave  Hobbs shows a simple identification method for spotting a key component found […]

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How NOT to Blow Up Your Scan Tool Tech Tip

In this tech tip from the AVI program “Bad Connections PHEV and BEV Won’t Charge”, Delphi Instructor Dave  Hobbs explains how the USB connector on your computer might blow up […]

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NOx, NOx, Who’s There? Controlling NOx & Hydrocarbon Emissions Tech Tip

May 4, 2023

In this tech tip from the AVI program “NOx, NOx, Who’s There? Controlling NOx & Hydrocarbon Emissions”, AVI instructor Vince Manship gives you some clues on what to look for […]

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New Tech- Scan Tool Techniques Tech Tip

April 3, 2023

Does your scan tool have a reporting function, and if so, are you using it enough. AVI Director of Training Tom Rayk shows you the value of using the reporting […]

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March 3, 2023

In this tech tip from the AVI course Hybrid Electric Vehicle Maintenance Opportunities-HVAC, instructor Andy Tirado gives you tips on the importance of the correct oil on Hybrid and Electric […]

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In this tech tip from the AVI course Hybrid Electric Vehicle Maintenance Opportunities-HVAC, instructor Andy Tirado gives you tips on finding A/C system leaks on Hybrid and Electric Vehicles.

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Catalyst Efficiency Tech Tip

January 31, 2023

In this tech tip from the AVI course Catalyst Efficiency, instructor John Barclay uses a Chrysler demonstration to show how you might get fooled when using O2 sensor switching patterns […]

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What Employees Want

January 4, 2023

What do employees really want? Whether you’re a shop owner or shop employee, check out what Shop Management instructor Bill Haas has to say.

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Hybrid/EV Service Opportunities 12v Battery Charge Tech Tip

Determining the charge on the 12-volt battery on a hybrid is an important part of any routine service.  AVI Instructor Andy Tirado shows you why this can be very important […]

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Hybrid/EV Scan Tool Diagnostics –Tech Tip 1

December 5, 2022

Why does the brake fluid look low in this Prius?  Watch this tech tip to learn more about hybrid brake system pressurization.

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Cyber Security Tech Tip – Bad Instrument Cluster

July 14, 2022

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MAF Sensor Tech Tip

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AC Compressor Tech Tip

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Cylinder Pressure Tech Tip –Pressure Transducer

June 29, 2022

In this Tech Tip from In Cylinder Pressure Diagnostics, instructor John Barclay discusses the important information to know when inserting pressure transducers.

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Diesel Labscope Tech Tip – Scope Compression Testing –Amperage vs Voltage

May 4, 2022

In this Tech Tip from Diesel Scope Diagnostics, instructor Tom Rayk discusses the relationship of amperage and voltage in relative compression testing.

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Diesel Labscope Tech Tip – Relative Compression Testing –Scope Voltage Patterns

In this Tech Tip from LBT-437 Diesel Labscopes, While voltage patterns may be the best way to do relative compression testing, do you know what to look for? Instructor Tom […]

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A/C Re-Learn Strategy [Tech Tip]

March 8, 2022

  In this Tech Tip from LBT-435 Time To Chill, instructor John Barclay explains what to do when a wrong learn value is encountered and how to correct it. [dn_related_product […]

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A/C IHX Line [Tech Tip]

  In this Tech Tip from LBT-435 Time To Chill, instructor John Barclay covers what the A/C IHX line is, where to locate it, and general tips.  

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Checking For Codes [Tech Tip]

February 4, 2022

In this Tech Tip from LBT-432 ADAS Operations, instructor John Forro walks through checking for codes within the Launch scan tool interface.  

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ADAS Preliminary Steps [Tech Tip]

February 2, 2022

In this Tech Tip from LBT-432 ADAS Operations, instructor John Forro discuss preliminary steps that should be considered prior to performing an ADAS calibration. [dn_related_product title=”ADAS Operations” description=”ADAS systems are […]

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TGTA Mobile Training Tour Travels To Jacksonville & Georgia

The Group Training Academy Mobile Training Tour is back on the road! We’re back on the road training technicians on the importance of EV training and education, we couldn’t be […]

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2022 AVI Conference Recap!

January 19, 2022

Well, the 2022 AVI Training Conference was, by all accounts, a great success. Holding an event, at a location like the Sanibel Harbor Resort, sure doesn’t hurt. The resort itself […]

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LBT-432 ADAS Operations

January 13, 2022

JOIN US LIVE FEBRUARY 16 @ 12:00-1:00 PM ET FOR THIS PREMIERE LIVE EVENT! REGISTER NOW AVI Instructor John Forro will cover ADAS systems. John will hold a Q&A session […]

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High Voltage Cell Test [Tech Tip]

January 12, 2022

In this Tech Tip from LBT-422 High Voltage Component Strategies, instructor John Forro demonstrates battery testing using a voltmeter.  

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Motor Generator Testing [Tech Tip]

January 11, 2022

In this Tech Tip from LBT-422 High Voltage Component Strategies, instructor John Forro demonstrates motor generator testing strategies.  

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Scan Tool Diagnostics [Tech Tip]

December 2, 2021

In this Tech Tip from LBT-431: Keep Your Cool, instructor John Forro covers the use of helpful scan tool techniques and speaks on some updated OEM design trends for fuel […]

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Thermal Imaging [Tech Tip]

In this Tech Tip from LBT-431: Keep Your Cool, instructor John Forro discusses use of thermal imaging cameras for A/C diagnostics taken from his years of experience. John gives examples […]

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Chrysler Actuation Test [Tech Tip]

November 4, 2021

In this Tech Tip from LBT-430: Chrysler Update, instructor John Forro covers some of the newer Chrysler module settings and explains what functions they have. John also an important safety […]

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Secure Gateway Modules [Tech Tip]

In this Tech Tip from LBT-430: Chrysler Update, instructor John Forro covers the importance and function of the secure gateway modules. John explains why registering the scan tool keeps the […]

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Uncommon Thermal Imaging Tests [Tech Tip]

August 26, 2021

In this Tech Tip from LBT-403: Thermal Imaging and NVH Diagnostics, instructor John Forro shows some outside the box testing when it comes to thermal imaging testing, such as locating […]

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