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News   March 15, 2019   by Allan Janssen

ATSS to hold three days of training in Kelowna

California-based ATSS Training will hold a three-day automotive and light truck training event in Kelowna, B.C. on May 3, 4 and 5.

Four different classes are available.

“Electrical Diagnosis: What You Didn’t Learn In School” will offer technicians an inside look at multimeters and how the technology applies to automotive diagnosis. Students will learn how to simplify complex wiring diagrams, why fuses don’t always blow, what “real world” voltage drop specs are, pinpoint test shortcuts, and the most common diagnostic mistakes and how to avoid them.

“Powerstroke Diesel: Fact Or Fiction?” will examine the many misconceptions technicians have about systems operations and diagnostic procedures on Ford Powerstroke Diesel Electronic Engine Control Systems produced to date: 7.3L, 6.0L, 6.4L, and 6.7L. This interactive class will both is intended to dispel myths. Among the topics that will be covered are: EGR and EBP System Operation, Wastegate Function, and Fuel Calculations; “Real World” Diagnostics; Fuel System Check Valves and Pressure Regulators; Oil Coolers; and  Relative Compression Testing

“6.7L Powerstroke Diesel Diagnostics” and “6.4L Powerstroke Diesel Diagnostics” will examine Powerstroke systems and subsystems operation and strategies, No Start, Hard Start, and Performance Diagnosis, and how to diagnose and repair the most common fault codes

Class size is strictly limited. Early-bird discounts are available until March 29.

Well-known automotive instructor Mike Cleary specializes in high-tech driveability and electronics training for technicians.

An eight time award-winning Ford Motor Company Certified Senior Master Technician and Powerstroke Engine Specialist, he was a founding board member of Ford Motor Company’s Professional Technician Society, and has served on two separate Ford National Technician Advisory Boards.

As a member of Ford’s IDS (Integrated Diagnostics Software) beta team, he provides field feedback to Ford regarding how IDS performs on Ford’s newest vehicles.

You can reach him by phone at 1-(559) 307-7349; or email at

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