Torque Factor Episode 4 - Electrification Training and Certification with Dirk Fuchs at ZF Aftermarket

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Episode 4 of the Torque Factor features Dirk Fuchs the Technical Training Manager with ZF Aftermarket. He joins Scott … to discuss vehicle electrification and how training and certification can benefit the industry. He will discuss the current European Electric Vehicle Expert certification program titled ECE-100 and introduce the training program that ZF has developed for BMW and the aftermarket.

The CEO and founder of ProMAXX tools, Jeff Del Rossa joins Scott to discuss metallurgy science, broken fasteners and how his unique products help technicians solve difficult broken bolt scenarios.

From the 2020 Vision Hi-Tech Training and Expo Scott caught up with Holly Wolfe and Donny Seyfer to get an update on what’s happening with NASTF.

  • Recall: 19V-761 – GM Truck platforms, All 4WD, w/ 3.08 GU$ rear axle and the 5.3L L83 engine. … Silverado/Sierra 1500, … Tahoe/Yukon, and … Suburban. Inadvertent braking causing severe pull to right or left.
  • Case study: Diagnostic Network presents a case study demonstrating how one of their members wrote about how he identified and repaired a misfiring 2001 Lexus with his scope and a current probe. NASTF Update: We caught up with Holley Wolfe and Donny Seyfer at the NASTF booth while attending the Vision Hi-Tech Training and Expo. 
  • Industry Update - PTEN Magazine and Diagnostic Network partners by supporting the new Disaster Assistance User Group is designed for members to coordinate with peers in response to disasters like the current COVID-19 pandemic. 

NHTSA Recall 19V-761 link: static​.​nhtsa​.​gov/odi/rcl/2019/R…​.​PDF

Gray Manufacturing: grayusa​.​com

ZF Aftermarket Training Link: aftermarket​.​zf​.​com/us/trainings

ProMAXX Tools website: promaxxtool​.​com

NASTF Website: nastf​.​org

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