News Centre

Welcome to our News Centre, your hub for all of the latest information and technical advice for Snap-on diagnostic platforms 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; and the press releases we send to the trade media.

This page is updated with new content on a regular basis so make sure you bookmark it and don't miss out on the latest news and advice from Snap-on.





Locking Down The Problem

A driver brought his vehicle – a 2008 Volkswagen Golf 1.9L – to be checked out as the front driver’s side door would not open.

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Date published: 16 February 2018


Audi TT Stalling in the Rain

Find out how the winter weather was beaten when dealing with an Audi TT that kept stalling in the rain.

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Date published: 15 January 2018


VW Golf Real Fix

A 2009 Volkswagen Golf with a 2.0L engine arrived in the workshop with the customer reporting that the right-front power windows, power door locks and power mirrors were inoperative.

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Date published: 18 December 2017





The Complete Fix - Lane Departure System

Read how Snap-on diagnostic platforms and Sun garage equipment can be used in combination to help get a car ready for return to its driver after its windscreen has been replaced.

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Date published: 9 February 2018


Use The Sun DGA5000 Free Measure Mode

The DGA5000 emissions analyser from Sun acts as the hub for your MOT activity – but there will also be times when you need to get emissions results on a vehicle while you aren’t carrying out a full test.

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Date published: 10 January 2018


The Complete Fix - Tyre Pressure Monitoring System Warning

If a vehicle comes into a workshop with an illuminated TPMS warning light, this can be diagnosed and fixed by following a series of steps and with the aid of Snap-on diagnostic platforms and Sun garage equipment.

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Date published: 8 December 2017







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.

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Date published: 29 January 2018


Ignition Motorsport, Newbury

Colin Minton, owner of Ignition Motorsport, relocated his business to a new workshop situated off the M4 in Newbury. Having purchased a Class IV Sun MOT bay in 2013, Colin felt Snap-on was the logical supplier for his new Class VII bay.

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Date published: 15 December 2017


A&S MOT Ltd, Reading

Homa Ebrahim, owner of A&S MOT Ltd in Reading, tells us why he picked Snap-on to provide his MOT bay and wheel aligner. 

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Date published: 1 December 2017






Sun/Snap-on DSS 10 Diesel Smoke Meters Will Be Updateable To The New Specifications

On 20 May 2018 the new roadworthiness directive will introduce new MOT emission limits for some diesel vehicles.

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Date published: 28 November 2017



Snap-on Diagnostic Software Upgrade 17.4 Saves Time In The Workshop

The new update to Snap-on’s diagnostic platform software saves time in the workshop and puts new information for thousands of vehicles and systems into the hands of technicians.

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Date published: 26 October 2017


Snap-on Software Upgrade 17.2 Brings New Diagnostic Coverage

The latest update to Snap-on’s diagnostic software brings coverage of thousands of new vehicles and systems to the fingertips of technicians.

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Date published: 12 June 2017


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