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What's In The New Snap-on Information System Update?

The latest update to Snap-on Information System – the benchmark in comprehensive technical information for your workshop – brings thousands of new pieces of information to your fingertips.

A major focus in the update surrounds Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) to help you deal with the ever-developing technology on modern vehicles.

Repair manuals have been added detailing the preparatory steps you need to carry out before you can start an ADAS system calibration using a scan tool and associated equipment.

The manuals are based on vehicle manufacturers’ recommendations and cover calibrations of the following systems: 360° system camera (all-round, front, rear and side); blind spot monitoring; forward-sensing camera; front-corner radar; lane-keep assist; night vision camera; radar unit aiming; rear-view camera.

Availability of the manuals is based on the equipment fitted to the vehicles being worked on. This new release includes 44 manuals covering 93 Mazda types.

Find out more about the Q1 2020 update for Snap-on Information System

Each of the three key areas of Snap-on Information System – Maintenance and Repair Data; Electronics; and SmartPACK™ – has been increased in this update with vital material to help you every day.

SmartPACK has been upgraded with the addition of 113 new and unique SmartCASE™ bulletins, 269 new Technical Service Bulletins, and 137 new vehicle recalls.

The number of items within SmartCASE, a resource of known fixes and tips for specific faults, now stands at over 10,700 and in conjunction with more than 13,000 Technical Service Bulletins alongside over 5,000 vehicle recalls, SmartPACK now provides even more detail to help you reduce the time you spend on finding and fixing known issues.

Dozens of new diagrams and drawings have been added to Snap-on Information System’s Electronics section, covering thousands of different vehicle models.

Topics include ABS and Stability, Engine Management, Parking Assistance and Exterior Light.

Manufacturers’ individual wiring schematics are converted into a more readable format, helping you to diagnose faults and component errors while using guided wiring diagrams focused on the component and wiring under investigation.

Under Maintenance and Repair Data, an easy-to-use system refined over years of development, essential new mechanical information has been added for many procedures and vehicle types.

New content introduced includes TPMS procedures for 125 vehicle types, battery disconnection and reconnection procedures on 144 models, and turbocharger removal and installation on 119 variants.

How many vehicles does Snap-on Information System cover?

Packed full of manufacturer-level data designed to save you time and money while increasing your efficiency, Snap-on Information System covers more than 98% of the European vehicle parc.

Mobile-friendly and accessible from any device, it offers access to thousands of detailed technical drawings and repair manuals to help you get to the bottom of a problem and find a fix quickly.

It also lets you generate realistic timeframes and cost estimates for repair jobs by taking into account all steps, including follow-up tasks, the price of parts and your own labour rates.

Learn more about Snap-on Information System or speak to your local Snap-on Franchisee to set up a free, no-obligation trial. You can also call the Subscription Team on 01536 413825 (choose option one).