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WORK GROUP 2018 / 2019

This is our tentative schedule for the 2018-2019 calendar year.
Cost per person per class: $130 plus all applicable taxes.

Location: The Best Western/Voyager Place Hotel
17565 Yonge St. Newmarket (NW corner of Yonge St. and Davis Dr.)
Time: Dinner 6:15pm, Training 7pm
Seating is limited so get your reservations in early.

Due to the nature of these courses, refunds will not be given for missed classes.
Dates, Locations and Topics may be subject to change without notice.

Date Topic Location
September 25, 2018 CAN BUS Diagnostics:
We are seeing a rise in communication type problems and U codes. This class will take a look at practical diagnostic procedures and tests that will quickly identify where the concern is. We will be utilizing the lab scope and scan tool to identify faults. A series of cases will be used to highlight the procedures taught.
Best Western
Newmarket
October 23, 2018 Toyota Engine Management:
This class covers current Toyota engine systems including, drive by wire, variable valve timing, ignition systems and fuel control systems. We will look at these systems, cover operation and data, troubleshooting and service procedures. We will also provide scope patterns and scan data on common components. If you work on Toyota?s then this class is for you.
Best Western
Newmarket
November 27, 2018 Troubleshooting Air Bag Systems:
This class will cover Air Bag operation and the components involved in current systems including crash and detection sensors. Once a basic understanding the components involved is covered we will look at the individual components and how to troubleshoot them. Many of the sensors involved require a different diagnostic approach as many 2 wire sensors use amperage and digital signals to signal faults and impacts to the ECU. We will look at methods to accurately test all types of components.
Best Western
Newmarket
December 18, 2018 Hands On Scope 3:
This class picks up where Scope 2 left off. The Scope will be used to test the circuit, analyze the results and to determine the cause of the failures. New problems will be utilized on our simulator trainer. Technicians are expected to bring their own equipment to this class. It is not a requirement to have taken Scope 1 or 2. This class is for all technicians.
Best Western
Newmarket
January 22, 2019 Modern PCV Systems Operation and Diagnosis:
PCV systems have changed drastically over the last several years, the traditional PCV valve has been replaced with PCK systems. This class will cover these systems, how they operate and how to diagnose system faults with an emphasis on testing procedures and systems readings.
Best Western
Newmarket
February 26, 2019 Security Related No Starts:
Many no starts are caused by security systems. This class will take a look at how to tell if a security issue is causing the no start, how to quickly identify security issues and how to diagnose security failures. We will also cover some of the more popular relearn procedures that have to be performed when replacing components.
Best Western
Newmarket
March 26, 2019 Developing a Diagnostic Game Plan Part 4:
More work on your thinking skills. In this class we will review the diagnostic process; practical steps that need to be taken to get to the root of the problem and finally a series of case studies will be used to hone your diagnostic skills. Various diagnostic techniques will be employed to solve the case study problems.
Best Western
Newmarket
April 23, 2019 Hybrid Vehicle Diagnostics:
Hybrid vehicle count is increasing; while very reliable they do have some failures. This class looks at Hybrid vehicle operation, common problems and troubleshooting procedures on the most common Hybrids.
Best Western
Newmarket
May 28, 2019 Stop and Start Technology:
Most vehicles built after 2015 employ this technology. This class looks at the technology, how it works and what components are involved. Once the theory is covered we will look at data PID?s and scan data related to these systems. System trouble shooting will be covered and ant associated repair procedures will also be covered.
Best Western
Newmarket
June 25, 2019 Driver Assist Technologies:
Many new technologies are being implemented to help drivers keep the car on the road, these include radar cruise control, lane departure system, blind spot monitors and many more. This class will look at these systems, how they operate and what is required to service these vehicles when repairs need to me made.
Best Western
Newmarket
July & August

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If you have any questions please feel free to ask your B&B DIXON sales representative or call Jeff at 905-895-5184 3-395 Harry Walker Pkwy.
Newmarket, ON
L3Y 7B3
Phone: 905-895-5184
Fax: 905-895-8237
Email: jenglish@bbdixon.com

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