Automotive Diagnostic Podcast

Automotive Diagnostic Podcast

A space to explore the diagnostic & technology side of automotive repair. We discuss tools, techniques, & ideas to sharpen your skills. We'll also interview experts in the automotive field.

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June 26, 2022 56 min

This week on the show I share 3 case studies. A 2017 F-350 Diesel with emission warning lights and communication codes, a 2014 Infiniti Q60 with a convertible top issue, & finally a 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix with an PCM that will give the scan tool codes but nothing else.

Infiniti Q60 Convertible top operation- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=456Wbta0mZU

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This week on the show I want to talk about why taking on difficult tasks and pushing yourself out of your comfort zone can be the best thing for you. 

Website- https://autodiagpodcast.com

Facebook Group- https://www.facebook.com/groups/223994012068320

Email- http://STmobilediag@gmail.com

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Per listener request, Keith Perkins & PJ Walter join me on the show this week to talk about the new L4 ADAS ASE test. Keith was involved in creating the test, and PJ recently took it. We'll discuss what goes into making an ASE test, why taking the tests is beneficial, and how to prepare. 

L4 Study Guide- https://ase.com/uploads/L4StudyguideFinal.pdf

L4 Composite Vehicle- https://www.ase.com/dist/docs/ADASCV1Final.pdf

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June 5, 2022 72 min

This week on the show Corey Bruggemann joins me, Corey is a mobile technician in Staten Island, New York. We're going to talk about how he got into mobile work and he shares some great life advice. Corey also has a YouTube channel, check out the link below. 

Corey's YouTube channel- https://www.youtube.com/c/SAAutoRepair

Website- https://autodiagpodcast.com

Facebook Group- https://www.facebook.com/groups/223994012068320

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May 29, 2022 80 min

Sam Brooks joins me on the show this week. Sam runs a mobile programming business in Michigan. He also has a YouTube channel demonstrating programming procedures, see the link below. We're going to discuss how he started his mobile business and the world of automotive programming. 

Sam's YouTube channel- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCosIVoFqpQ3jUIEhq5GCMAA

Website- https://autodiagpodcast.com

Facebook Group- https://www.fa...

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May 22, 2022 37 min

This week on the show I share the value I've found in documenting detailed information from diagnostic and programming work. Sometimes having specific voltage values, data PIDS, or just helpful notes can save you or someone else loads of time down the road. I share my method behind recording info to create my personal library. 

Email- http://STmobilediag@gmail.com

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May 15, 2022 46 min
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May 8, 2022 75 min

Gustavo Robles joins me on the show this week. Gustavo is a foreman at a Toyota dealership in California.  We discuss how we each came to discover the world of diagnostics and the value of aftermarket diagnostics even for dealer techs. WARNING- there is profanity in this episode.

Website- https://autodiagpodcast.com

Facebook Group- https://www.facebook.com/groups/223994012068320

Email- http://STmobilediag@gmail.com

 

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May 1, 2022 66 min

John Miller joins me on the show this week. John is a listener of the Podcast & Lexus technician in Indianapolis. We'll chat about how he got into the field, his experience at Lexus, and some challenging vehicles.

We still have some spots open for Mike Christopherson's EEPROM class, June 3rd & 4th in the Twin Cities MN area. Email me for more details!

Email- http://STmobilediag@gmail.com

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April 24, 2022 79 min

Wesley Goodall joins me on the show this week. Wesley is from Washington and works on Sprinter vans for a European specialty shop. We chat about coming up in the automotive industry, constantly challenging yourself, and the decisions we make along the way. 

Website- https://autodiagpodcast.com/

Facebook Group- https://www.facebook.com/groups/223994012068320

Email- http://STmobilediag@gmail.com

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This week on the show Scott Shotton joins me to discuss methods of identifying fuel related issues on modern vehicles. We also bring up the 2011 GMC Sierra injector case study from last weeks episode. Check out the link below if you haven't heard it yet. 

Episode 132- https://autodiagpodcast.com/2022/04/11/132-more-mobile-case-studies/

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April 10, 2022 59 min

This week I'm sharing 2 mobile diagnostic case studies.
2014 Infiniti QX60 Hybrid that has problems after TCM programming
2011 GMC Sierra that runs rich...then lean

 And don't forget to let me know if your interested in attending Mike Christpherson's EEPROM class in the Twin Cities MN area June 3rd-4th 2022. See email below

Email- STmobilediag@gmail.com

Website- https://autodiagpodcast.com/

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April 3, 2022 92 min

Brian Mann joins me on the show this week to share his experience and knowledge as a mobile diagnostic & programming technician. We chat about scan tools, problem vehicles, & work/life balance.

Check out Brian's website and Youtube channel below-

Website- https://www.handsonautotraining.com/

YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/user/BMAN1104

And don't forget to let me know if your interested in attending Mike Christpherso...

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March 26, 2022 125 min

Daryll Caughron joins me on the show this week to talk about Vision, case studies, diagnostic methods, & more.

And don't forget to let me know if your interested in attending Mike Christpherson's EEPROM class in the Twin Cities MN area spring/summer 2022. See email below

Email- STmobilediag@gmail.com

Website- https://autodiagpodcast.com/

Facebook Group- https://www.facebook.com/groups/223994012068320

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March 20, 2022 100 min

Tomi Oliva joins me on the show this week to talk about Vision, training, connecting with other industry professionals, & learning from them. We also discuss charging correctly for the services we provide as professionals. There is some explicit language in this episode

Website- https://autodiagpodcast.com/

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March 13, 2022 35 min

This week I describe Blind spot monitoring/ Side object detection systems. History, operation, & common faults (specifically GM BSM systems) are covered. 

Electromagnetic waves episode- https://autodiagpodcast.com/2021/01/24/60-whats-your-frequency/

Keith Perkins network diagnostic video- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rwsfe4KT330&t=3s

Radar congestion episode- https://www.eetimes.com/radar-safety-warning-dont-cross-t...

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March 6, 2022 111 min

Chase Newcomer joins me on the show this week. Chase is a European specialty technician out of Omaha, Nebraska. We chat about his journey in the automotive field, European cars, The importance of electrical skills, & Hockey. 

Website- https://autodiagpodcast.com/

Facebook Group- https://www.facebook.com/groups/223994012068320

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February 26, 2022 62 min

This week on the show Gary Pearce joins me. Gary is an automotive instructor for Transport Training Services in Norther Ireland. We chat about the challenges and rewards of teaching in the automotive world. 

Website- https://autodiagpodcast.com/

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February 19, 2022 83 min

Adam Huber joins me this week on the show this week! Adam hosts the Auto Body Podcast-Presented by Clarity Coat. I joined Adam on his show last month, check out episode in the link below. We discuss Podcasting, Auto Body, Peel-able paint, Diagnostics, & more. 

Clarity Coat website- http://claritycoat.com 

Auto Body Podcast- https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-auto-body-podcast-presented-by-claritycoat/id1598731084

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February 12, 2022 55 min

This week on the show Ivan Temnykh Joins me to talk about his YouTube channel, Pine Hollow Auto Diagnostics, where he has almost 800 videos documenting his mobile diagnostic work. We also chat about Scantools, scopes, & mentor-ship in the automotive world. Make sure to check out Ivan's channel at the link below.

Pine Hollow Auto Diagnostics- https://www.youtube.com/c/PineHollowAutoDiagnostics

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