AASA recently worked with Instructor Dave Scaler and Automotive Video to produce a series of videos in the AVI garage for the Fuel Pump Manufactures Council (FPMC). Because automotive fuel systems are more complicated than ever, this video series was created to help technicians and DIYers to better understand fuel pump operation, diagnosis and installation to avoid costly comebacks by doing the job right the first time.
In this excerpt from Dave Scaler’s complete training program ‘Base Engine Analysis,’ Dave shares a quick case study on a Pontiac Grand Am with a Quad 4 that came in with misfire DTCs. He discusses the diagnostic procedures and details of the compression test on this vehicles Quad 4. He gives some best practices and helpful hints for dealing with valve timing issues like those exhibited in this case study.
In this tip clip excerpt, trainer Dave Scaler talks about Nissan Infiniti electronic throttle control systems. When we talk about Nissan Infiniti vehicles, one of the most common repairs in debate today surrounds the Fly By Wire or Electronic Throttle Control. Electronic throttle control system on a Nissan Infiniti vehicle is problematic. What we’re going to do is take a look, not only to see how it works, but to see what breaks, and what we can do about fixing it.
Tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) are now required on all vehicles in the US. Dave Scaler from MEA brings you this TPMS class so that you can be completely up to date on these systems. Learn the latest information on the changes that have been made, new techniques and answers to tough questions that techs have with these systems.
If you are turning imports away because your techs lack the training and expertise to diagnose and repair these vehicles, then you are missing out on a significant portion of the repair market. Dave Scaler from the Mechanics Education Association (MEA) can help you take on tough problems on the most popular imports on the road today.