Tools and products any heavy-duty truck shop could use.
Seth Skydel covers multiple scan tools provided by different companies.
If you consider how many different vehicle configurations are on the road today it will give you an idea of how advanced diagnostic and repair solutions must be, notes Scott Bolt, director of product management at Noregon.
In conjunction with telematics services, remote diagnostics systems allow you to be proactive and to address issues on trucks more effectively.
The Fleet Service Technology staff recently attended the North American Commercial Vehicle Show, which, in addition to its expansive exhibits, was host to a veritable treasure trove of news from various sides of the trucking industry. It was a lot to take in, so in the interest of simplifying things, here’s a quick roundup of the parts and service-related news from the show.
Shop management technology can be a time saver for managers and technicians. In most operations these days, computer terminals, laptops and tablets are as common as the familiar tools used to work on vehicles. It is, however, the applications on those devices that provide true time and cost savings.
New, complex components mean more complex diagnostics.
Here’s the thing about service data: There’s a lot of it. Remote diagnostic systems throw all sorts of fault codes—by
Service data, remote diagnostics and keeping it all straight