ASE webinar: Testing solenoids for variable valve timing

by | Mar 31, 2023 | 0 comments

The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) is hosting a free webinar for service technicians on Tuesday, April 4 at 4:00 p.m. ET entitled “Testing Solenoids for Variable Valve Timing (VVT).”

In this webinar, Ryan Payne and Mark Kenyon with Garage Gurus will reveal important tips for diagnosing solenoids used in Variable Valve Timing (VVT) systems. Emphasis includes:

  • Understanding the different types of VVT solenoids found in modern vehicles
  • Understanding normal VVT operation and control
  • The importance of lab scope testing to quickly validate solenoid circuit integrity
  • Using scan tool data as well as basic electrical testing to quickly diagnose VVT solenoid issues

After registering, a confirmation email will be sent containing information about joining the webinar.

Those who are not sure if they can attend are encouraged to register as they will receive a follow-up email with details on how to attend a recorded session, if available.

For more information or to register, click here

About the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)

Established in 1972 as a non-profit organization, the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) is a driving force in the transportation industry.

As an independent third party, ASE upholds and promotes high standards of service and repair through the assessment, certification and credentialing of current and future industry professionals, and the prestigious ASE Blue Seal logo identifies professionals who possess the essential knowledge and skills to perform with excellence. 

Today, there are approximately 220,000 ASE Certified professionals at work in dealerships, independent shops, collision repair shops, auto parts stores, fleets, schools and colleges throughout the country.

ASE offers three options for testing and recertification: in-person testing conducted days, nights and weekends at more than 450 secured, proctored Prometric test centers; the ASE renewal app for recertification of unexpired automobile certifications (A1-A9); and ProProctor remote testing for online recertification of all ASE tests, excluding L1 and L2.

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