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Learn about SOLUS Legend - the latest diagnostic tool from Snap-on - and how it puts sophisticated functionality and detailed vehicle coverage in your hands.
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.
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.
Read Snap-on's press releases, news stories and submissions to the trade press.
Sometimes a vehicle will suffer from driveability issues and fault codes relating to valve timing. Such conditions can be difficult to diagnose without the correct equipment.
The purpose of variable valve timing (VVT) is to help increase the engine’s volumetric efficiency and limit the exhaust gasses produced by the vehicle. By altering when the valves open and close you can optimize the performance of the engine.
The development of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) have been a technological leap forward for the automotive industry. However, new challenges handling car repairs for workshops and body shops when ADAS systems are impacted are common.
This deep-dive case study walks through the steps taken when a 2016 Mercedes E350 was involved in a collision and repaired, only to find that a warning message indicating ‘lane keeping assist inoperative’ was displayed in the instrument cluster.
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.
Technical and product advice from Snap-on helping you with vehicle diagnostics, repairs, wheel alignment and more.
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.
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.
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.
Learn tips and advice on how to utilise your Sun garage equipment from Snap-on within your workshop and deal with challenging tasks.
See what Ian Durston of Ian Durston Motor Services in Walton, Somerset, felt after his purchase of a Prism wheel aligner with Snap-on.
Read why a Snap-on diagnostic platform has been integral to the operations of Swiss Valley Garage in Clevedon, near Bristol.
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.
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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