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GDI Diagnostics and Repair
Sponsored by Autolite
Date: May 19, 2022

Do the letters “GDI” scare you? If gasoline direct injection or GDI has you avoiding diagnostics and repairs on late-model vehicles, we have some training for you! In this 45-minute webinar, experts will help you understand GDI systems from the strainer in the tank to the nozzles in the combustion chamber.

Topics to be covered:

  • Fuel Pressure Inspection for GDI
  • STFT and LTFT Fuel Trim Diagnostic Interpretation
  • How-to Scope Injectors, Pumps and Solenoids
  • Confirming GDI and Ignition Misfires
  • Complete Low-Side Diagnostics for In-Tank Pumps
  • Verifying Mechanical and Hydraulic Operation of High-Pressure GDI Pumps

At the end of the webinar, you will have a better understanding of how a GDI fuel system operates, so you have a solid diagnostic foundation.

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Import Drivability Diagnostics & Tips
Sponsored by NGK Spark Plugs
Date: May 04, 2022

Input signals from sensors, processing data, and regulating output devices are all associated with the core operations of today's engine management platforms.

  • This webinar will focus on import vehicles systems, including:
  •  Terms to know
  • Drivability diagnostic steps using the proper approach
  • Walking through the scan tool data PIDs logically
  • Using VE calculators to diagnose, fix, and verify that the concern with the car is truly fixed right the first time

Our presenters will also address case studies focused on drivability-related problems.

TPMS Talk: Fundamentals of Fast and Efficient TPMS Service
Sponsored by Schrader
Date: April 07, 2022

Your crash course in the TPMS service. Too often, TPMS service might seem complicated, but it does not have to be. This webinar provides an engaging hands-on lesson that explores how you can organize your TPMS program for maximum benefits.

Learn directly from the world-leader in TPMS just in time for the busy tire changing season! Join Yanick Leduc and Tom Kirkham from Schrader’s Technical Training Team as they break down the fundamentals of TPMS service and give you real-life tips for setting up a profit building TPMS program.

Topics cover:

  • How to identify if a vehicle has a TPMS system
  • How to select the right TPMS sensor for the vehicle and rim type
  • How to select the right service kit and why it’s important
  • How to safely dismount a tire from the rim without damaging the sensor
  • How to properly assemble and disassemble the sensor
ADAS: Diagnosing False Activations and Warnings
Sponsored by AAPEX
Date: April 11, 2022

This webinar is part of "AAPEX Repair Shop HQ Webinar Series: An 8-Part Webinar Series." Sponsored by AAPEX.

Advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) can intervene with driver warnings or activation of the brakes and steering functions. Unfortunately, ADAS sometimes get it wrong and activates when there is no problem. The customer might be backing out of the garage or changing lanes on the freeway when the false warning or activation occurs. We will explore how to resolve customer complaints of false activation of automatic braking, lane blind spot detection systems.

Diagnostics for Modern Ignition Technology
Sponsored by NGK Spark Plugs
Date: March 01, 2022

What is your diagnostic strategy when it comes to ignition-related drivability problems? Are you swapping coils and spark plugs hoping it cures the problem? There is a better way.

In a one-hour webinar the experts from NGK will show you how the spark plug, coil and control system work together to ignite the air and fuel mixture. With this training, you will be able to diagnose and confirm the fix.

Questions that will be answered:

  • What influences the ignitability of a spark plug?
  • What is the difference between two- and three-wire coils?
  • How can you use current probes to diagnose ignition problems?
  • How can you trouble shoot the entire ignition circuit?
Timing System Diagnoses & Installations: Answering Your Top Questions
Sponsored by Cloyes Gear & Products, Inc.
Date: October 19, 2021

Today’s engine timing systems have become much more complex than those in years past. Many effective timing repair and replacement jobs now require a wide knowledge of products when dealing with kits containing more than 20 parts. This webinar will not only help you understand why you want to take on these repairs but also provide you with answers to the most popular, specific application questions Cloyes receives.

You’ll learn about topics such as:
• ‘Chain stretch’
• Problematic applications like the GM High Feature V6
• Why you should become THE local timing system repair shop
• When to replace that sprocket

Step by Step Guide for TPMS Service: Service Kits, Sensor Fitment and More
Sponsored by Schrader TPMS Solutions
Date:

Different rim types call for different types of TPMS sensor fitment -- and different types of sensor fitment call for different service kits! With so many details to remember, how can you make sure you are choosing the right service kits and sensors, and following the correct installation procedure?

Join Yanick Leduc and Tom Kirkham from Schrader's Technical Training Team as they break down how to choose the right sensor and service kit for each rim type. They'll give you tips on how to mount and dismount a tire without breaking the sensor, right in time for tire change season!

Rear Axle Wheel Bearing Replacement Revolution
Sponsored by BCA Bearings by NTN
Date: June 09, 2021

Rear solid axles never went away, they evolved. New bearing designs, wheel speed sensors and advanced limited-slip, air locker differentials have added new wrinkles to the repair process. Servicing these axles represents a significant opportunity for shops.

In a 45-minute webinar, experts from BCA Bearings will cover what it takes to service a rear axle’s bearings and how to increase your productivity when doing these jobs.

Installing a Compressed Air System for Your Shop
Sponsored by Summit Racing Equipment
Date: May 25, 2021

Having a way to route clean compressed air where you need it is critical to a well-functioning shop. A quality compressed air system can extend the life of your air compressor and air tools and make your shop a safer place to work. That improves productivity and your bottom line.

If you don’t have a compressed air system or it’s time to upgrade the one you have, this webinar will walk you through everything you need to know.

Key Points
• An overview of the current pipe options for compressed air systems
• Key components to look for when shopping for a new compressed air system
• Tips and required tools for installation
• How to maintain and expand your compressed air system

Using the Right Jack or Jack Stand for the Job
Sponsored by Summit Racing Equipment
Date: June 17, 2021

It’s a no-brainer—use the proper tools to do a job and you’ll get it done faster, better, and safer. For example, you wouldn’t use wood blocks or other improper items to hoist a transmission or axle assembly into place. You would use the right jack or jack stand for the task.

This webinar will cover the use of specialized jacks and jack stands including transmission jacks, portable truck and lift jacks, and under-hoist stands. We’ll also cover proper operation, safety precautions, and maintenance.

TPMS Fundamentals: All You Need to Know About Troubleshooting and Servicing TPMS
Sponsored by Schrader TPMS Solutions
Date: May 26, 2021

TPMS service is a simple process that, unfortunately, can easily become overcomplicated. What is the difference between various TPMS sensors on the market? How do you choose the best sensor-type for your business? How do you service TPMS properly and efficiently? Which programming tools should you use? What is the difference between programming and relearning? So many questions, right?!

Schrader's Technical Training Team Lead and TIA-Certified Instructor, Yanick Leduc, will guide the audience through the most important best practices concerning TPMS service and answer any specific questions through a live Q&A.

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