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Snap-on is always connected with the needs of its customers illustrated by a full century of revolutionary product development, engineered repair solutions and dedicated support that have repeatedly redefined the automotive service industry. You can be confident that a Snap-on diagnostic tool is always ready to serve customers with unparalleled breadth and depth in general and collision repair coverage. Snap-on has always been “on” serving customers with leading edge, innovative diagnostic solutions for more than 35 years.


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  FAST-TRACK Intelligent Diagnostics

FAST-TRACK Intelligent Diagnostics

The industry’s most intuitive diagnostic platforms, driven by the industry’s most efficient and effective communications and experience-based software. All backed by the industry’s most reliable customer support. That’s what makes Snap-on® FAST-TRACK® Intelligent Diagnostics tools such an intelligent choice.

The intelligent choice for the shop owner, master technician or anyone else who wants the most troubleshooting and repair information possible without wading through unnecessary steps. The ultimate diagnostic tool — and the ultimate timesaver.


The intelligent choice for the shop owner or general technician who’s looking to save time troubleshooting and wants the added convenience and advantages of a built-in scope.
The intelligent choice for the general repair technician who needs a tool that’s ideal for getting through the everyday tasks and offers the advantages of filtered code and vehicle-specific data to help find the right fix fast.

Since day one, we’ve been committed to creating tools that enable technicians to work smarter. Don't be fooled by imitations. No diagnostic tool company other than Snap-on offers exclusive FAST-TRACK Intelligent Diagnostics.

  Snap-on Coverage

Snap-on Diagnostic SoftwareAward-Winning Snap-on Diagnostic Coverage

Codes, data, functional tests, service resets and relearns, adaptations, guided component tests, Fast-Track® Intelligent Diagnostics, ADAS and SureTrack® delivering verified common replacement parts and expert knowledge. Only Snap-on offers you factory-level coverage for 21 domestic, 16 Asian and 12 European vehicle makes, plus 9 motorcycle makes.* 

Get millions of codes, tests, tips and data for 1981 model years and newer, with the most extensive coverage outside of the factory tool, plus the ability to service vehicles faster and more accurately with more time savings and profit. The newest upgrade is here - take a look!

Snap-on offers software purchase options to meet your need with pre-paid and subscription plans and more. 

Refer to the vehicle coverage guide for detailed coverage information by diagnostic scan tool product.

* Optional adapter may be required.

  Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS)


ADAS Front CameraWhat is ADAS?
Commonly referred to as drivers’ aids or safety systems, Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) create a better driving experience by helping drivers navigate challenges as well as protect them and others from harmful actions and collisions. These systems include, but are not limited to, lane departure warning, collision warning, adaptive cruise control, adaptive light control, automatic braking, automatic parking and blind spot detection.

Both collision and general repair shops perform common jobs, from windshield replacement, body work, wheel alignments to everyday component failure and replacement, relatedly a shop needs to recalibrate these systems to get the vehicle back on the road safely.

PTEN gave its Innovation Award to Snap-on for its extensive ADAS coverage and recalibration capabilities. ADAS coverage is included in your diagnostic software from the day you purchase the tool. It covers all recalibration types and allows you to show your work and worth with valuable Pre-/Post-scan and Recalibration reports that you can share with customers.  

Refer to the vehicle coverage guide for detailed ADAS coverage information.

  Security Link (formerly Secure Vehicle Gateway)

Secure Vehicle Gateway for FCA

Security Link

Automobile manufacturers are developing solutions to protect their vehicles’ networks from unauthorized access, including potential cyber-attacks. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) recently implemented a secure gateway module that was introduced on a selection of their 2018 and newer model vehicles. For those vehicles with the secure gateway module, access to certain diagnostic functions requires registration and authentication through an approved device for all aftermarket scan tools.

How It Works

The Snap-on Security Link™ (formerly known as Secure Vehicle Gateway™) solution provides direct access to secure OEM vehicle gateway modules. Snap-on and FCA worked closely to develop a solution that uses FCA’s Aftermarket Scan Tool User Management and Tool Registration system known as AUTOAUTH to allow Wi-Fi enabled diagnostics platforms using current software to perform secure gateway functions.

All FCA secure gateway compliant solutions require device and user registration through AUTOAUTH. The Snap-on Security Link™ is designed to help navigate through this new process.

A Solution Now and Into the Future

As additional OEMs implement similar network protection technology, the Snap-on Security Link will help you manage multiple OEM accounts for direct from the tool vehicle network access.

For more information, contact a participating Snap-on Franchisee or other sales representative or visit


  Service Resets & Relearns

The award-winning Service Resets & Relearns feature is a Snap-on exclusive. It provides procedures like functional tests, but it also checks Top Repairs from SureTrack® expert information plus Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) to offer a complete fix. With this feature you can be confident when in the midst of replacing a component, the tool’s software will automatically return any services that must be performed in order to successfully complete the repair, whether it is to the repaired component itself and/or associated components.

  Snap-on Cloud

Snap-on CloudSnap-on Cloud

When connected to Wi-Fi, you can automatically upload images and vehicle system reports to the new Snap-on Cloud so you can access them from your phone or computer whenever you or your customer needs them. With the Snap-on Cloud, make your next diagnosis — and your next repair — quicker than ever before.

The Snap-on Cloud works to make each job faster... Every image or pre- or post-scan vehicle system report you create is captured on the drive. Capture, categorize, collaborate, and communicate with the Snap-on Cloud.



  • Mark and order your files. Identify images as ‘Known good' or 'Known bad’.
  • Tag files to make keyword search fast for future reference
  • Get files by customer name, VIN or sort by date allowing for easy retrieval


  • Compare and share with peers
  • Share your images with other shops and techs


  • Adding up to 20 contacts, easily share files with your colleagues and contacts using My Network
  • Communicate vehicle system reports and images via text or email
  • Share pre-scan reports and images with customers to receive quick approvals for repairs
  • Forward pre- and post-scan reports and images to insurance companies to confirm OEM repair requirements have been met

With onsite step-by-step guidance to get you set up and walk through all of the helpful features, you can take advantage of the Snap-on Cloud, now. Visit the Snap-on Cloud or contact your Snap-on Franchisee or other sales representative today.


* Full access to Snap-on Cloud services is available with current software for ZEUS, VERUS Edge, VERUS PRO, TRITON-D10, TRITON-D8, APOLLO-D8, APOLLO-D9, MODIS Edge, MODIS Ultra, SOLUS Legend and SOLUS Edge

  On-Tool Vehicle System Reports

Pre-scan and Post-scan Reports

Why should I run a complete system code scan (Pre/Post-scan)

Performing a full vehicle code scan ensures peace of mind for you and your customers. Many systems do not turn on a light or put a message on the Diagnostic Information Center of the vehicle so this process can help uncover unseen issues!

A good practice would be to do a pre-scan before any work is done, to make the customer aware of any and all issues, then a post-scan after work is complete to confirm the repairs were completed properly. Pre- and post-scan is mandated by the manufacturers for pre- and post-collision work as well as by some insurance companies.

What is included in a Snap-on code scan?

It analyzes all available systems for the vehicle plus Global OBD-II codes and Readiness Monitors for a more complete view of vehicle systems. The system reports give an advanced insight into the state of the vehicle you are working on and can be run before you start the job, then again after you complete the repair.

Why should I run the reports?

The benefit is that you can immediately show your customer where the problems lie with a pre-scan report, and using the post-scan report you can then confirm that the repairs were completed properly. Copies of the reports can be given to the customer, insurance companies and also saved for your own records.

How easy are the reports to understand?

Very. The pre-scan report will highlight any issues the vehicle has, while the post-scan report will confirm that they have been resolved. Plus, pre- and post-scan labeling options on Vehicle System Reports spell out clearly each report’s purpose.

Just click on the examples below to see what they show.*

Pre-scan Report Post-scan Report
Pre-scan Report Post-scan Report

* Report format and output differ among diagnostic platforms.


ADAS Recalibration ReportADAS Recalibration Report

Meet the ADAS Recalibration Report, the handy companion report to Pre- and Post-scan reports. The ADAS Recalibration Report is used to show complete recalibration for one or many systems.

The ADAS Recalibration Report supplies a summary of the work carried out giving the next level of explanation to your customers and insurance companies. It identifies the vehicle, the system and date of recalibration. It also provides space to fill in input values and detailed results.

Used in tandem with the Pre- and Post-scan reports, it creates a holistic summary of the complete repair.

The report is linked with the vehicle job and if you're on the latest software and have Wi-Fi you can sync it to the Snap-on Cloud to share by text or email with customers and others.

The ADAS Recalibration Report is available on:

  Award-Winning Exclusives

PTEN Innovation Award Logo             People's Choice Logo            Top 20 Motor Tools Generic


Snap-on leads the industry in technical innovations resulting in products shops and techs value. Our tools, software, features and coverage often receive awards showing that our customers' needs remain at the forefront when creating and delivering new products.

Diagnostic Tools

2023 PTEN Innovation 2022 PTEN Innovation 2021 Motor Top 20 Tools
2023 Motor Top 20 Tools 2022 Motor Top 20 Tools  
2023 People's Choice Award    


Diagnostic Thermal Laser Diagnostic Thermal Imager Elite Diagnostic Thermal Imager
Diagnostic Thermal Laser
Diagnostic Thermal Imager Elite
Diagnostic Thermal Imager

2020 PTEN People's Choice

2019 PTEN People's Choice

2017 PTEN Innovation
2020 MOTOR Top 20 Tools

2019 Undercar Digest Top 10 Tools

2017 MOTOR Top 20 Tools


2018 Undercar Digest Top 10 Tools

2017 Undercar Digest Top 10 Tools


Software Coverage and Features

ADAS Front Camera Service Resets & Relearns
ADAS Software
Service Resets & Relearns

2019 PTEN Innovation

2020 PTEN People's Choice

2019 PTEN People's Choice



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