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Welcome to our News Centre, your hub for all of the latest information and technical advice for Snap-on diagnostic tools and Sun garage equipment.

 

On this page you will find:

  • Our monthly Technical Focus articles, which look at vehicle diagnostic topics and bring you verified real fixes from our team of experts
  • Product tips and advice on how to make the most of your equipment's capabilities
  • Testimonials from our customers
  • News stories and press releases we send to the trade media


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Latest Snap-on News

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New Snap-on SOLUS Legend Scan Tool Released

Learn about SOLUS Legend - the latest diagnostic tool from Snap-on - and how it puts sophisticated functionality and detailed vehicle coverage in your hands.

Snap-on Adds ADAS Systems Coverage Search To Website

Read about the latest innovation to the in-depth Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) coverage from Snap-on and find out how to get it at your fingertips.

Snap-on Launches Autumn 2020 Diagnostic Software Upgrade

Discover the components behind the Autumn 2020 diagnostic software upgrade from Snap-on and see how it can bring new productivity benefits to your business.

Press Release Archive

Read Snap-on's press releases, news stories and submissions to the trade press.


Snap-on Technical Focus Articles

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Fuel Pump Progress - Brushless Motor

The rise in demand for ‘high-tech’ vehicles has challenged engineers to rethink and create more sophisticated internal systems which promote efficiency. The humble motor is a great example of this with many vehicle manufacturers now using brushless direct current (DC) motors in automotive applications. The brushless motor has many advantages when compared to conventional ‘brushed motors’ but whilst more efficient, the commutation control of the brushless motor is more complex. Take a look at the article to learn more.

Magneto-Resistive Sensor Technology

Sensor construction and measuring waveforms is a useful place to start when getting to grips with complex brake system faults. Take a look at the article to learn more.

Automotive Communication Networks Part 3.

FlexRay is similar to CAN Bus as the data is transmitted over two twisted wires, which act to reduce the effects of external interference on the differential voltage between both wires. Data transfer speeds can be up to 10 times faster than CAN bus, operating at speeds up to 1 Mbits per second.

Technical Focus Archive

Technical and product advice from Snap-on helping you with vehicle diagnostics, repairs, wheel alignment and more.


Snap-on Product Advice And Tips

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The Benefits Of A Sun Automated Test Lane

See what a Sun automated test lane can do for your workshop's productivity and profitability - especially with the addition of a wheel alignment system.

How You Can Benefit From AC Servicing

The summer season is when air conditioning is at its most popular so you can capitalise on this to drive revenue with limited extra labour requirements.

Use Sun Tyre Changers To Deal With Run-Flat Tyres

Looking for advice on how to change run-flat tyres on a vehicle? Sun tyre changers are equipped for that - read on to find out more.

Product Advice And Tips

Learn tips and advice on how to utilise your Sun garage equipment from Snap-on within your workshop and deal with challenging tasks.


Snap-on Customer Testimonials

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Ian Durston Motor Services - Walton, Somerset

See what Ian Durston of Ian Durston Motor Services in Walton, Somerset, felt after his purchase of a Prism wheel aligner with Snap-on.

Swiss Valley Garage - Clevedon

Read why a Snap-on diagnostic platform has been integral to the operations of Swiss Valley Garage in Clevedon, near Bristol.

Ignition Motorsport - Newbury

See how Snap-on project-managed the move of one Sun MOT bay and the installation of a second new one at a new facility for Ignition Motorsport in Newbury.

Customer Testimonials

Don't just take our word for it - hear from customers who have purchased Sun garage equipment and Snap-on diagnostic platforms, and find out what they said.

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