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Technical Topics have been at the
forefront of diagnostics since the electronic
revolution of the 1980's.
Through our business we aim to help
mechanics, technicians and garages
diagnose quickly and accurately.
We do this through face-to-face practical
training, through our technical bulletin
services and through the books and
articles we write.
Our Principal Engineer, James Dillon, is a
certified Master Technician, a Fellow of
the Motor Industry and widely recognised
as a leading light in Automotive
Diagnostics and Training.
Auto Electrician Workshop, Diagnostics, Publications
Technical Training and Accessories
Telephone: 01278 428 699
Tech Topics Articles
We offer a bulletin service which helps
keep you up-to-date with the latest
technology and diagnostic techniques. The
service costs just £80 for 12 issues.
Many technicians find it a great way to
keep ahead of the game.
Each A4 sized paper based bulletin runs to
between 10 and 25 pages, and contains
waveforms, data and images of the
system concerned. Click below for a list of
subjects covered so far.
Technical Bulletin 158 -
Diesel Particluate Filters and
We are recognised throughout the
industry as one of the formost diagnostic
specialists. We write regular technical
articles in the UK Trade Press. Please
click the button below to read them.
Due to popular demand, we are running
courses on Saturday.
SATURDAY COURSE DATES
Common Rail Diesel -
Saturday 28th Sept
CAN Bus Diagnostics -
Saturday 23rd Nov
Advanced Scopes -
Saturday 9th Nov
Diagnostic Stratigies and
Saturday 18th Jan 2014
Diag Stratigies & Eeproms -
Saturday 18th Jan
Due to popular demand we have
developed this new training course. The
course will run on Sat 18th Jan 2014.
We run successful on-site
training sessions which can
be tailored to suit your
needs. The on-site training
lasts for a minimum of two
days. Priced from £100 +
vat per person, per day.
(minimum charge of £600
+ vat applies).
Buy Your Pico Scope Kit
from us - and free
The course covers
J2534 pass thru as
well as coding and
look at several
websites, join, take
period, examine the
information and the
perform a pass thru
on a vehicle
(subject to a
We will look at ECU internals, their
function, eeproms, and their decoding.
Eeprom cloning, swapping, immo
removal and component replacement.
We wil cover virginising units for
recoding and immo off for free running.
We will discuss using used parts and
transferring the coding/ident at chip level
to prevent the need for dealer coding.
Subject to time constraints, we may also
review remapping/chip tuning using OBD
flash and BDM/bootstrap.
Direct Petrol Injection
Saturday 30th Nov
Electrical Fault Finding
Saturday 25th Jan
Oscilloscope Diagnostics -
Saturday 26th Oct
6 Days of Diagnostic Training
Just £960 + Vat
Day 1) Electrical Fault Finding, Day 2) Oscilloscopes,
Day 3) Engine Management, Day 4) Common Rail
Diesel, Day 5) Can and In vehicle Networking and
Day 6) Advanced Oscilloscopes.
Now includes 3 follow up web-seminars to aide your
No-time out, diagnostic reference and
We also recommend Diagnostic Assistance as a
great source of pre-training course reading
Saturday 7th Dec
SRS and Airbags -
Saturday 5th Oct
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