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Forum: Scanner Capabilities 06-18-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 58
Posted By GypsyR
Updated Zeus won't reset GM adapts

Current Zeus doesn't have an option to relearn the adapts in 2010 GMC Terrain. Relearning the adapts is very necessary after a major 6T45 repair or replacement. Happily our old outdated 16.4 Solus...
Forum: J2534 (Flash Reprogramming) User Forum 06-11-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 198
Posted By GypsyR
Now THAT'S a nasty way to behave. Bad enough that...

Now THAT'S a nasty way to behave. Bad enough that SnapOn arbitrarily decides their scanners are at their "end of life" and won't update them past a certain point. Like how now your Vantage Pro is...
Forum: US Member User Group 05-26-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 267
Posted By GypsyR
Well now, you also want to think about the...

Well now, you also want to think about the difference between stuff you do on your own cars versus what you get on the wide open internet and advise others to do.

As for doing stuff that is...
Forum: US Member User Group 05-25-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 267
Posted By GypsyR
Well there's a bit more than a simple choice...

Well there's a bit more than a simple choice going there but basically mechanic A wants to repair the car correctly. Mechanic B isn't doing quality work that can be warranteed.

And just an FYI,...
Forum: US Member User Group 05-23-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 273
Posted By GypsyR
That whole video was just some guy sitting in a...

That whole video was just some guy sitting in a garage with zero evidence of anything just flapping his jaws.
Forum: What Do You Want In Your Snap-on Diagnostic Tools 05-17-2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 67,258
Posted By GypsyR
Well I can't perform the cylinder...

Well I can't perform the cylinder deactivation/active fuel management tests on GM L92 engines because the scanner doesn't have the option to command those solenoids on and off via the "output...
Forum: Verus User Forum 05-16-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 187
Posted By GypsyR
I'm sure you can. I doubled the ram in my old...

I'm sure you can. I doubled the ram in my old Verdict. It helped, a little.
After watching some performance monitors on mine I doubt we'll see much benefit to extra ram in our Edges. "Much". I'm...
Forum: SureTrack User Group 05-16-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 1,582
Views: 266,998
Posted By GypsyR
Sounds exactly like my luck. The rare times I...

Sounds exactly like my luck. The rare times I don't go ahead and check the fuses early on will be the times when one is blown.
Forum: Scanner Capabilities 05-16-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By GypsyR
Off the top of my head for Ford specifically it's...

Off the top of my head for Ford specifically it's $50 for general misfires and $56 to look at specific cylinders.
Forum: US Member User Group 05-14-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 273
Posted By GypsyR
My best guess so far is that either German...

My best guess so far is that either German engineers despise mechanics or just don't want people to work on their cars. How else do you explain stuff like lug bolts instead lug studs? "Hey! Let's...
Forum: Lab Scope & Component Level Testing 04-23-2018, 07:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By GypsyR
The manual says it "saves the current screen and...

The manual says it "saves the current screen and the contents of the buffer". So if we do the numbers as already posted I guess that's what we get. Something I never really thought about before and...
Forum: ZEUS User Forum 04-21-2018, 10:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 511
Posted By GypsyR
I can't get too wound up about an "Oops, we broke...

I can't get too wound up about an "Oops, we broke something." Like I don't make mistakes.

The removal of features is what gets me. "Pretty sure my customer never uses cruise control, I'll just...
Forum: Verus User Forum 04-21-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,880
Posted By GypsyR
Three months to fix on a machine that updates...

Three months to fix on a machine that updates every day or so. Hmmm...

I keep reaching for the "thread tools: move thread" button on this forum. But I don't have that here. Bugs me.
Forum: ZEUS User Forum 04-21-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 511
Posted By GypsyR
Judging by other threads here going back years...

Judging by other threads here going back years and years, they keep removing different abilities to do things with updates which confounds us as the end users. Every machine they make is more...
Forum: Scanner Capabilities 04-18-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,069
Posted By GypsyR
I'm all for any and all I can get my hands on...

I'm all for any and all I can get my hands on that will get my car back in the customer's hands ASAP. Tools, info, whatever. If these new scanners could pony up a little extra info that'd be great....
Forum: Scanner Capabilities 04-18-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,069
Posted By GypsyR
It's kind of handy that it points out relevant...

It's kind of handy that it points out relevant TSB's, same as the Zeus. That's about it. That "diagnose" **** is great for misfire codes where any fool would suspect plugs and wires first. It...
Forum: Verus User Forum 04-13-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,047
Posted By GypsyR
I'm going with "marketing". At a Zeus sales...

I'm going with "marketing". At a Zeus sales presentation I was next to a guy who said he had a shop full of parts changers. He hoped the hand holding guidance of the Zeus would cut down on a little...
Forum: Verus User Forum 04-13-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,047
Posted By GypsyR
Sounds about right. For whatever reasons they...

Sounds about right. For whatever reasons they tend to be really trailing edge on hardware. Most of us have cellphones in our pockets that have roughly double the horsepower of the latest and greatest...
Forum: Verus User Forum 04-13-2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 591
Posted By GypsyR
Holding ESC or Delete works. And the last digit...

Holding ESC or Delete works. And the last digit is 3.
Forum: Verus User Forum 04-13-2018, 06:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 591
Posted By GypsyR
OK, thanks. phill57 said it was the Escape key in...

OK, thanks. phill57 said it was the Escape key in the other thread. I guess either works? I'll check it out later.
Forum: Verdict User Forum 04-13-2018, 06:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Posted By GypsyR
Apollo is the god of music, art, poetry, etc.,...

Apollo is the god of music, art, poetry, etc., where Athena is the goddess of wisdom. I know which name I would have preferred for technical scanner but I guess marketing decided one sounded better...
Forum: ZEUS User Forum 04-13-2018, 06:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 213
Posted By GypsyR
Near as I can tell it makes this little tiny baby...

Near as I can tell it makes this little tiny baby chick peep. Same little noise it makes when you plug it in. IE, you can barely hear it. We experimented just a little with ours and never got the...
Forum: ZEUS User Forum 04-13-2018, 06:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 206
Posted By GypsyR
It's a thought. Not exiting the vehicle used to...

It's a thought. Not exiting the vehicle used to give my Verdict fits for sure. I haven't seen that with my Verus Edge but I don't let anyone use it either.
Forum: Verus User Forum 04-12-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 591
Posted By GypsyR
How do you get to the bios? On many PC's you hold...

How do you get to the bios? On many PC's you hold F10 or some other key while booting.
Forum: Verus User Forum 04-12-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 618
Posted By GypsyR
Actually I've had very good luck with my Verus...

Actually I've had very good luck with my Verus Edge and like it very much. More than a few issues with the Verdict but it keeps going. The new Zeus is spending a disturbing amount of time being...
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