A statement that every automotive technician should read was released by ETI's Executive Manager on June 6.
A statement that every automotive technician should read was released by ETI's Executive Manager on June 6. Some quotes that are relevant to the future of the aftermarket industry to accurately diagnose vehicles include:
"We are entering a new era. The days of “business as usual” for Scan tool makers is changing fast. Due to security concerns the ability to reverse engineer will become much more difficult if not impossible using current methods.
"To ensure that shops have the ability to properly and fully repair todays’ vehicles, it is even more essential that the aftermarket scan tool companies have access to complete and up-to-date data from the manufacturers so their tools can perform the needed functions to fully scan and diagnose issues with newer models than is normal in the mechanical repair segment."