CONWAY, Ark. (April 12, 2016) — Snap-on Diagnostics has released its software upgrade 16.2, loaded with 105,440 additional codes, tests, tips and data for vehicle models dating as far back a 1997.
Coverage includes 21 domestic, 14 Asian and 12 European vehicle makes, Snap-on said, with 2015 model-year Acura, Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, Honda, Hyundai, Jeep, Kia, Lincoln and Ram vehicles also covered.
Snap-on said technicians who update their diagnostic tools “have the assurance that they can do the job right the first time.”
“By keeping their diagnostic software up-to-date, not only are technicians maximizing their diagnostic tool investment, but also guaranteeing it's always providing the same comprehensive performance as it did on day one,” said Mark Schaefer, director of marketing, Snap-on Diagnostics. “Software Upgrade 16.2 helps them to diagnose problems quickly and make repairs with confidence.”
Highlights of Software Upgrade 16.2 include, but are not limited to:
- Ford injector balance and relative compression engine tests;
- Ford injector quantity adjustment and injector buzz diesel engine tests;
- GM fuel pump module;
- Honda engine control module (ECM) systems;
- Hyundai body control module;
- Mazda occupant classification module;
- Mitsubishi vehicle coding; and
- Nissan/Infiniti intelligent key system, among others.
Snap-on's exclusive Fast-Track Troubleshooter coverage goes back to 1980 with 17,490 new tips and time-savers, the firm said. The upgrade also includes 27,650 Guided Component Tests, such as training and tips for diesel emission systems, EVAP systems and Body systems Sub Codes, along with tests for Hybrid Electrical and enhanced Body Electrical systems in domestic, Asian and European models.
Optional European coverage available for software upgrade 16.2 includes Alfa Romeo, in addition to vehicles makes such as Audi, BMW, Fiat, Jaguar, Land Rover and others.
Snap-on added that technicians who use the Verus and Verdict family of products, Modis Ultra and Solus Edge receive exclusive access to its SureTrack comprehensive source of industry expert knowledge with the current Snap-on software upgrade.
To learn more about software upgrade 16.2 or the Snap-on Software Subscription program, visit diagnostics.snapon.com or contact a Snap-on franchisee.