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NASTF Announces Schedule for Fall General Meeting in Las Vegas
Our general meeting will take place on November 6th, 2019 at the Sands Expo Convention Center in concurrence with AAPEX. AAPEX registration is NOT required to attend the NASTF general meeting sessions.
NASTF has had an unprecedented year on multiple fronts. Team updates alone will be worth the trip to Vegas. Come hear about what NASTF is doing to protect your business and make it easier to do your job.
Featured presentations include:
- Bob Augustine, Drew Technologies, ADAS is not a thing - Hear from one of the industry's leading experts on why the industry needs to adjust its focus
NASTF’s Registry Management Team- Learn about the other side of NASTF SDRM and its efforts to assist law enforcement to shut down counterfeiters and protect legitimate repair businesses
Jim Silverman, Automotive Training Institute- Hear about the latest in repair order technology to assist in speeding up and streamlining your operation from a panel of the industry's leading experts
NASTF’s Communications Team and Service Technology Team - Be the first to see a demonstration of NASTF’s new website, including individual customizations
We want to hear from you! The general meeting will also include several demonstrations and a return of the “What’s Up with You?” session. Please plan to bring your 1-2 minute story about something exciting or newsworthy happening in your part of the industry.
For more information about the meeting, please Holly Wolfe at email@example.com.
Ford IDS Version 115.02a available now
If you have had issues with PMI on a Ford vehicle the Ford team pushed this update out 9/27/19. Please visit this link to get it. Read all the directions and be sure that your drivers are all current for your VCM/VCI. Thank you to all that filed complete and coherent SIRs to assist with solving this issue.
SAAB Tis2Web Temporary Solution
There is a problem with the Saab portal causing subscription Tis2Web to not work. The EPSI Team has created a Free temporary solution. Once the problem is resolved this user and password will no longer work.
Under the tab “Web services” you can find the link to Tis2Web.
Hyundai Motor America (HMA) announces the release of their 2018MY R2R J2534 Diagnostic Software tool.
The software application covers diagnostics for 2018 and later Hyundai vehicles sold in the United States. The J2534 Diagnostic Tool software requires a subscription, and a SAE J2534-1/2 compliant pass-thru vehicle communication interface (VCI) device to perform vehicle diagnostics. For pricing and additional information, please visit Hyundai Tech Info.
KIA CAN and TPMS interference TSBs - Save diagnostic time.
Since 2011 KIA has been producing documents outlining issues that can occur with their CAN equipped vehicles when certain devices are introduced to the vehicle electrical system. KIA is not unique in this problem however there are some drivability problems that can be very frustrating for techs to diagnose. These can be remedied by identifying and removing these devices. You will find links to 3 different TSBs that identify the problem, the devices that cause it and solutions. For those of you who want the bottom line DLC Dongles are particularly troublesome and can cause diagnostic failures and drivability problems. Another source of issues are non-us navigation/infotainment devices that create noise in the U.S. TPMS frequency of 315 MHz where U.S. vehicles are not shielded. This can result in difficult to find TPMS warning indication.
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