Home' Australian Automotive Aftermarket Magazine : Australian Automotive Aftermarket e-Zine - Feb 15 Contents TOOLS & DIAGNOSTICS
With a blend of simplicity and sophistication,
everyone in the workshop – from the first-year
apprentice to the master technician – can
isolate, diagnose and repair problems with the
help of Snap-on diagnostic tools.
The latest improvement to the software –
Upgrade 14.4 – further improves versatility and
reliability so that technicians can do their job
better and faster than ever before.
Software Upgrade 14.4 delivers high-
performance diagnostics, specially formulated
so technicians can fix cars faster. The latest
upgrade includes One-Touch Full Vehicle Code
Scan with the addition of Chrysler and Ford, and
expanded Porsche and BMW coverage.
Software Upgrade 14.4 also delivers a new
manufacturer in Fuso Trucks, with coverage from
2008 to 2014 for Canter Euro 4, Euro 5 and
Euro 5 AdBlue vehicles.
There is also 2014 model coverage for Holden,
Hyundai, Kia, Infiniti, Lexus, Mazda, Nissan,
Scion, Subaru, Suzuki and Toyota vehicles. In
addition, it offers expanded coverage back to
1997 for all major makes to cover the faults
most commonly seen on older cars.
“We spend time with technicians so we
understand what they need out of their software
to diagnose more vehicles more accurately,”
Paul Lynch, Head of Diagnostics for Snap-on
Tools Australia and New Zealand, said.
“Our latest upgrade combines more codes, data,
functional tests and insight into completing
repairs. Technicians get the most comprehensive
coverage ever, so they have powerful diagnostic
solutions right at their fingertips.”
The Snap-on Software Upgrade 14.4 offers
exclusive Fast-Track Troubleshooter coverage
going all the way back to 1980 with more than
12,150 new Tips and Timesavers and over
24,700 Guided Component Tests including new
training and tips for Body Control Module,
Lighting and Entertainment Systems and a new
Guided Component Tests category for Body
Control in most models.
Software Upgrade 14.4 provides access to new
codes, tests, tips and data with the most
extensive coverage outside the factory tool. New
coverage highlights include the One-Touch Full
Vehicle Code Scan for BMW, Jaguar, Mini,
European Ford models and more as well as more
Ford, Hyundai and Kia Engine Functional Tests,
expanded coverage and new models for Porsche,
Ford Evaporative System (EVAP)and Honda
Adaptive Cruise, Collision and Lane Module, and
Blind Spot Information.
Other highlights include the Hyundai and Kia
Electronic Parking Brake, Toyota Push Start
Button, Toyota Electronic Activated Control
(EAC) Mounts, Mazda Auto-ID, Suzuki 4WD
Systems and Suzuki Power Steering.
The extended European coverage in Software
Upgrade 14.4 includes newly enhanced
coverage for 11 European makes: Audi, BMW,
Fiat, Jaguar, Land Rover, Mercedes-Benz, MINI,
Porsche, Smart Car, Volkswagen and Volvo.
Software on subscription
With a Snap-on Software Subscription,
technicians not only get Software Upgrade 14.4
now, but they will also get an entire year’s worth
of software upgrades for the best available cost.
The subscription program delivers continuous
comprehensive data for late-model and older
vehicles, including thousands of new vehicle
systems, trouble codes, live data parameters,
experience-based troubleshooter tips, functional
tests, adaptations and other coverage available
only with this program.
In addition to keeping diagnostic tools updated
without having to think about it, the program
offers lower, convenient payment options. It
helps the technician stay smart in the workshop,
but it also helps balance the books in the office.
For more information contact a participating
Snap-on franchisee, visit www.snapontools.com.au
or call 1800 810 581.
PRECISION AND PROFIT WITH THE
SNAP-ON TOOLS DIAGNOSTIC
SOFTWARE UPDATE 14.4
As automotive computer systems get more
sophisticated, Snap-on Tools’ range of
diagnostic equipment is keeping pace with
regular upgrades that ensure technicians
are always on top of their game.
introduced a new
range of Digital
Clamp Meter and
available now from
All three Digital
auto ranging, an easy
to use functions dial,
clear digital display
(ranging from 2000 to
counts), low battery
Two of the units are
rated CAT111 600V
with nine and 14
with the third rated
CAT111 1000 V with
12 functions, with
each meter shaped to
fit the hand
comfortably in a hardy
The Jaylec Clamp
Meter, rated CAT111
600V, also features
auto ranging, a ten
function dial and
clear digital display,
low battery indicator,
backlight and hold
functions, and test leads.
The Jaylec Infrared Thermometer is a non-
contact device with a temperature range of
-20°C to 537°C, a laser target pointer, reading
hold function and a low battery indicator.
Jaylec's AC/DC Digital Multimeters are Part
Numbers: TO2224, TO2225 and TO2226; the
Jaylec Clamp Meter is Part Number: TO2227;
the Jaylec Infrared Thermometer is Part Number:
For more information visit www.ishop.cooldrive.com.au.
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