Welcome to Snap-on Training Solutions. This module is designed to help you get the most out of your VERUS Edge diagnostic tool, and covers the home screen icons and operations.
Let’s go over all the Home Screen Selections. Everything within the diagnostic application starts from here.
Scanner connects you with the PCM’s diagnostic link and Vehicle ID, allowing easy transition from job to job.
OBD Direct opens generic Scanner tests to quickly access vehicle systems without the need to ID the vehicle. OBD Direct can also be used for testing OBD-II compliant vehicles that are not covered by OEM-specific Scanner databases.
Guided Component Tests provides instructions for testing individual components and circuits
Scope Multimeter provides all the tools needed for performing electrical and electronic circuit tests and for monitoring signals and circuit activity. The Scope Multimeter works interactively with other modules.
SureTrack is a database of diagnostic and repair tips along with verified parts replacement records, providing insight from millions of successful completed repair orders.
Repair Information provides access to the optional ShopKey Pro Repair Information System. A current subscription to ShopKey Pro and an internet connection is required.
Vehicle History allows easy entry for vehicles that have been ID'd before. The diagnostic tool can hold as many previous vehicles as the hard drive will allow, virtually unlimited.
Selecting TSB can provide the following types of information (if available) for the identified vehicle:
- OEM Technical Service Bulletins, Recalls and Campaigns
- OEM Technical Tips and Service News
- Updated Service Information and part numbers
The information is categorized for quick searches, here is a sample TSB for our demonstration vehicle.
To create a hard copy, simply select the print function to print the information.
TSB coverage includes domestic and import cars, light trucks, and vans. Coverage is limited to vehicles sold through dealerships in the Unites States. To use the TSB feature you MUST have internet access and the current software upgrade installed on your diagnostic tool.
Data Manager is used to save and organize customer and vehicle files.
Help opens the user manual. It uses standard Adobe Acrobat navigation and operating procedures for viewing.
Selecting System Settings from the Home screen opens a menu with two options: Paired Devices; Shop Information.
Paired Devices allows you to check the status of and pair wireless devices, such as the Scan Module, to the Display Device.
Shop Information allows you to create and edit a personalized header that is included on printed documents.
Exit closes and exits the diagnostic suite.
Clicking Home returns you to the Home Screen.
Desktop toggles the Microsoft Windows Taskbar.
Here’s how the Home Screen looks with the Windows Taskbar displayed.
The MENU icon accesses safety and user manuals, and showcase the current software version and activation status.
When a vehicle has been previously identified, you can access TSBs by selecting the TSB icon from the toolbar. The TSB icon only becomes active after a vehicle has been identified.
CHANGE VEHICLE allows you to select a new or different vehicle.
VIEW RECORD allows you to see and edit the Active Vehicle Worksheet.
The ACTIVE VEHICLE is displayed in the bottom toolbar.
HARDWARE STATUS Displays pairing status for the Scanner and Scope Multimeter Modules.
BREADCRUMB TRAIL builds a visual history of tool navigation.
EXIT Closes the current test and returns you to the menu.
BACK, when available, returns to the previously viewed screen.