May 2023 Diesel Training Updates
Our Columbia, SC Training Center has Moved!
Diesel Training is proud to announce the opening of a new training center in Columbia, South Carolina. The newest addition to our network of training centers, the Columbia location will offer state-of-the-art classrooms and hands-on training for technicians and mechanics of every skill level.
“We firmly believe that education is the key to success,” said Diesel Laptops CEO Tyler Robertson. “This new training facility is designed with that in mind, so that every student - regardless of how long they’ve worked in the diesel industry - can get their hands dirty with equipment that’s really on the road today.”
Headed through Columbia? Stop in and see us at 94 N Shorecrest Rd., Columbia, SC 29209!
In this month's Tech Tip video, Diesel Training Manager Scott Meek walks you through what an amp clamp is and how to correctly use it. The amp clamp is a non-invasive method for measuring the electrical current passing through wires of a circuit. You will learn that choosing the correct amp clamp is important for correct readings of the circuit and safe electrical work.
Selecting a Heavy-Duty Coolant & Watchouts Webinar May 18, 2023
In this webinar, you will learn what typical engine coolant is made of, how it is formulated to protect an engine, different ways to classify coolants, and what to consider when selecting a coolant product. Topics discussed will include:
- Engine coolant ingredients
- Common engine problems associated with poorly formulated coolant
- The differences between industry and OEM specifications for coolant
- Types of engine coolant to avoid
- Maintenance intervals for serving and testing coolant
Detroit Diagnostic Link 8 - Premium Webinar May 23, 2023
In this two hour course, you will get an advanced look at the Diesel Diagnostic Link 8 software, from gathering fault code information to programming modules and everything in-between, including…
- Syncing RP1210 communication adapter (Diesel Link, Nexiq, DPA5, etc) with DL8 software
- Connecting vehicles and reading data
- Verifying if a module is connected or offline (and what conditions may have caused it to be offline)
- Understanding different modules and what they control (CPC, MCM, ACM, ABS, etc)
- Reading and writing Detroit ECU programmable parameters such as speed, idle shutdown, and more
We also have FREE Texa and Cojali webinars available!
The TEXA IDCS5 webinar is available in English and Spanish and will walk you through an explanation of all the software in your kit. This class is 1.5 hours long and is available every Thursday at 11am EST and every other Thursday at 2pm EST.
The Cojali Jaltest training webinar will walk you through an explanation of all the software in your kit, with time for Q&A at the end. This class is 1 hour long and is available every Wednesday at 11am EST and every other Wednesday at 2pm EST.