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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.


Snap-on Technical Focus Articles


Ignition Current and Voltage Comparison

If you’re having a hard time determining whether an ignition coil is faulty, there is a quick test you can carry out which allows you to compare the voltage and current of a coil to find a problem.

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Date published: 16 July 2018


VW-Audi Flexible Service Reset

Learn how to use your Snap-on car diagnostic tool to clear a service light on a VW or Audi vehicle and reset the service schedule.

Read more.

Date published: 15 June 2018


PID (Parameter Identification) Trigger Function

Read on to discover how a Snap-on car diagnostic tool offers a simple way for you to monitor vehicle data when you are carrying out a road test as part of a repair.

Read more.

Date published: 11 May 2018



Snap-on News Releases


Join the Revolution with Intelligent Diagnostics Live on ZEUS

See how the revolutionary new Snap-on® Intelligent Diagnostics live on ZEUS is your ultimate time-saver and provides you with the fastest path to complete the job.

Read more.

Date published: 21 June 2018


See The New Laser And Sonar Wheel Balancer From Sun

The latest wheel balancer from Sun – the SWB340L – provides users with pinpoint accuracy, faster measuring and balancing times, and a wide range of other benefits to the workshop.

Read more.

Date published: 16 May 2018


New ETHOS Edge Diagnostic Platform From Snap-on

Find out how the new Snap-on® ETHOS® Edge full function scan tool takes entry-level diagnostics to a new high in performance and coverage.

Read more.

Date published: 25 April 2018



Snap-on Customer Testimonials

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.

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Date published: 22 June 2018


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.

Read more.

Date published: 15 December 2017



Snap-on Product Advice And Tips


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.

Read more.

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.

Read more.

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.

Read more.

Date published: 10 January 2018


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