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.





New Diagnostic Software Upgrade From Snap-on

Learn how you can prepare yourself for more and more vehicles with the latest diagnostic platform software upgrade from Snap-on.

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Date published: 10 April 2018


Sun DGA5000 Emissions Analyser - DVSA 2018 Update

Read why purchasing a new Sun DGA5000 emissions analyser from Snap-on helps ensure your workshop is ready for the 2018 petrol and diesel updates from the DVSA.

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Date published: 12 March 2018


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






Connect Your Sun DGA5000 To The Internet

Learn how to hook your Sun DGA5000 emissions analyser up to your Wi-Fi connection, allowing you to access the DVSA's online MOT system and browse the web.

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Date published: 2 March 2018


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






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






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


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