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Workshop Takeover 2024 – Book your tickets NOW!

By autotech-nath on September 25, 2023

Independent technicians are invited to our next Workshop Takeover at Cleevely EV in June 2024 to gain practical advice on fault-finding across various systems and to hang out with like-minded guests and trainers who want to share their tips honed over many years of training and head scratching within the workshop!

The Cheltenham event which will take place on Saturday 15th June and is guaranteed to get your fault-finding mojo flowing! Register now to be offered the first round of limited tickets, available soon.

Autotech Online library of video content…

If you’re looking for some free online training in the meantime, we have a bank of video case studies and technical presentations available on our YouTube channel…

Volume 1 – Click Here

Andy Crook presents a video case study on an Audi S3 suffering from a running fault within his 28-minute presentation. The customer’s vehicle was stalling occasionally, would not idle smoothly and had a coolant leak. The fault codes, live data and subsequent tests are explained in this workshop case study to determine the underlying issues.

Volume 2 – Click Here

Matt Cleevely describes three faults he’s encountered on the Nissan Leaf: Car won’t turn off or go into ‘park’; ECU comms fault on the braking circuit; faults on the Power Delivery Module.

Andy Crook presents a BMW X5 with an intermittent starting issue, which has a fault code relating to the camshaft sensor. He compares the outputs from a scope and multimeter to highlight what information can be gained.

Volume 3 – Click Here

Pete Melville, of HEVRA, investigates the communication between an EV and the charging point, demonstrating the source of potential charging faults on a Renault Zoe.

Volume 4 – Click Here

Andy explains how to use time-based triggers to analyse the live data on a camshaft sensor fault on a BMW X5.

Pete compares the thermal management systems on Nissan Leaf and Tesla models and highlights the importance of following VM re-gas procedures as some models need to be connected up to diagnostic equipment to ensure valves are in the right position.

Watch this short video to get a feel for autotechnician magazine’s Workshop Takeover at Cleevely EV in June 2023, where technicians from across the UK brainstormed live faults within EV, Diesel & Petrol workstations:

Book you tickets for Autotech Live 2024 HERE:



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