The future of DPF servicing?

DPF Servicing Two months from now will bring my tenure in the motor industry to 49 years! I would like to think I have evolved in keeping up with technology, enabling me to provide a professional service, enjoying customer respect and integrity. The focus on my part has been one of a technical challenge, with [...]

By | 2017-09-19T12:35:34+00:00 September 19th, 2017|News Articles, Workshop Blog|0 Comments

Autoinform Live 2017 Show- Automotive Training

The weekend show will feature some of the very best tier 1 suppliers & Automotive training experts delivering the very best in vehicle diagnostics, mechanical systems knowledge and future technologies. The Autoinform Live 2017 Show will be held on 25th & 26th November 2017. Location- GTG Training academy Wolverhampton- Midlands This state-of the art venue [...]

By | 2017-08-30T08:40:08+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Workshop Blog|0 Comments

Automotive diagnostic training for your business

Autoinform are very proud to offer the very latest in Automotive diagnostic training to the vehicle industry. Over the past 15 years our trainer Mr Frank Massey has developed a complete set of vehicle diagnostic practical courses. These courses have been specially designed to offer the very latest industry information with the very best tools [...]

By | 2017-08-29T15:22:37+00:00 August 29th, 2017|Workshop Blog|0 Comments

Pressure School- PT1

As automotive technology marches relentlessly on, the demand for equally advanced test equipment and measurement techniques has increased in direct proportion. PicoScope automotive scopes are one such example. They sit alongside any Scantool to support the diagnostic route taken by a technician to an accurate and cost effective conclusion. Integrating the scope throughout the diagnostic [...]

By | 2017-08-02T12:25:37+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|Pico Blogs, Workshop Blog|0 Comments

Autoinform & Pico evening

On Thursday 6th July we hosted a small free Diagnostic evening at ADS Automotive. The evening showcased the Pico 4 channel oscilloscope and Pressure transducer kit. Our very own Frank & David Massey provided hands-on practical seminars within the workshop whilst Jon & Phil from Pico hosted a theory session in our classroom. The evening [...]

By | 2017-07-17T15:48:01+00:00 July 17th, 2017|News Articles, Workshop Blog|0 Comments

FREE Technical Diagnostic evening

ADS Limited & Frank Massey have teamed up with Pico Automotive to host a FREE diagnostic evening on Thursday 6th July in Preston Lancashire. Places are extremely limited so a deposit of £50 must be left to secure your place that will be refunded in full on attendance. Date- Thursday 6th July Location- ADS Automotive, [...]

By | 2017-06-21T08:41:17+00:00 June 21st, 2017|News Articles, Workshop Blog|0 Comments

Autoinform Charity Tough Mudder

The Team at ADS Autoinform have decided to take part in Tough Mudder Northwest on Saturday 9th September for Prostate Cancer UK. Tough Mudder is a 10-12 mile mud and obstacle course designed to drag you out of your comfort zone by testing your physical strength, stamina, and mental grit. With no podiums, winners, or [...]

By | 2017-05-22T11:42:29+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|Workshop Blog|0 Comments

The future of DPF Servicing

Two months from now will bring my tenure in the motor industry to 49 years! I would like to think I have evolved in keeping up with technology, enabling me to provide a professional service, enjoying customer respect and integrity. The focus on my part has been one of a technical challenge, with my son [...]

By | 2017-05-22T10:59:57+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|Workshop Blog|0 Comments

Current measurement tools and process

Having witnessed recent confusion and inaccuracies in a recent publication I thought a look back at current measurement, tools and process, its intended to provide some much needed clarity. Our history, and the measurement of current goes all the way back to the dark days of off car ecu testing, using a network 500 terminal. [...]

By | 2017-05-11T12:14:41+00:00 May 11th, 2017|Workshop Blog|0 Comments

Miss-fire Misunderstood

I love the word misfire, it’s the most misused expression in the technician’s vocabulary! Simplistically it falls into 3 categories, 1. Ignition malfunction, 2. Mechanical faults, 3. Fueling errors. There we are all done end of topic......well not quite, let me spend the next 700 or so words expanding on why & how. Combustion failure [...]

By | 2017-02-13T10:47:24+00:00 January 26th, 2017|Workshop Blog|0 Comments