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Electronics 5 Ford Electronic Transmission Diagnostics

Gain an understanding of the various electronic transmission control system components, and how they interface. Emphasis is placed on: E4OD (4R100), 4R70W, 5R55E, AX4N, AX4S and TorqShift transmissions. This seminar is designed for the beginning to intermediate transmission technician.

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Electronics 6 Ford Vehicle Electronics

Gain an understanding of the various advanced electronic systems used on Ford Motor Company vehicles. “Smart Charge” charging systems, Electronic Instrumentation, Vehicle Security Systems, and Module Configuration and Programming will be covered. This seminar is designed for the beginning to advanced electronics technician.

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Electronics 7 Ford IDS: VCM I and VCM II Operation

Become familiar with one of the most powerful scan tools in the industry- Ford's Vehicle Communications Module (VCM): the heart of Ford's Integrated Diagnostics Software (IDS) platform. Set up, navigation, and basic to advanced features are presented in this seminar, along with many technical tips and tricks. This seminar is designed for technicians of all skills levels.

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Electronics 2 ExperTech Diagnostic Strategies (All Vehicle Manufacturers)

This class will challenge your current mindset and show you what is needed to develop your own personal diagnostic methods and strategies! This seminar is all about developing the skills necessary to become highly proficient at vehicle diagnostics. This seminar does not focus on any one particular vehicle manufacturer. The skills learned in this seminar can be applied to any diagnostic scenario that might be encountered on any make or model of vehicle. This seminar designed for technicians of all skill levels.

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Electronics 3 Ford Electronic 4-Wheel Drive

Learn tips for various Electronic Control Systems used on light trucks and sport utility vehicles. Emphasis is placed on learning the electronic control strategies used for each system, thereby enhancing the technician’s ability to properly diagnose system failures. This seminar is designed for beginning to advanced electronics technicians.

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Electronics 4 Ford Anti-Lock Brake Systems

What technicians really need to know in order to diagnose and repair Ford ABS. This seminar covers principles of operation, as well as diagnostic tips. This seminar is designed for beginning to advanced electronics technicians, who have experience working on anti-lock brake systems.

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Driveability 8 Ford 6.7L D.I.T. Diesel: Powerstroke Diagnostics

Learn how to quickly and efficiently diagnose and repair the unique electronic engine control system of the Ford 6.7L D.I.T. Diesel. Technicians will learn how the different electronic control subsystems interface. This course is similar in format to Driveability Seminars #3, #5, and #6, Ford Powerstroke Diagnostics, but focuses on the 6.7L electronic engine control system. This seminar is designed for the technician who has basic knowledge of diesel engine systems, theory and operation.

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Electronics 1 Expert Electrical Diagnosis (All Vehicle Manufacturers)

Gain increased knowledge of the most commonly made mistakes when troubleshooting vehicle driveability, electronic transmission, and general electrical and electronics concerns. Learn the correct diagnostic procedures required to adequately diagnose the problem encountered through actual case studies. This seminar is designed for technicians of all skill levels.

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Driveability 6 Ford 6.4L D.I.T. Diesel: Powerstroke Diagnostics

Learn how to quickly and efficiently diagnose and repair the unique electronic engine control system of the Ford 6.4L D.I.T. Diesel. Technicians will learn how the different electronic control subsystems interface. This course is similar in format to Driveability Seminars #3 and #5, Ford Powerstroke Diagnostics, but focuses on the 6.4L electronic engine control system. This seminar is designed for the technician who has basic knowledge of diesel engine systems, theory and operation.

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Driveability 7 Ford 6.7L D.I.T. Diesel: New Powerstroke Engine Intro

Get acquainted with the new Powerstroke engine manufactured by Ford Motor Company. These trucks are already rolling into your shops for maintenance and service work so now is the time to become familiar with the features this engine has to offer.

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Driveability 3 Ford 7.3L D.I.T. Diesel: Powerstroke Diagnostics

Learn how to quickly and efficiently diagnose and repair the unique electronic engine control system of the Ford 7.3L D.I.T. Diesel. Technicians will learn how the different electronic control subsystems interface. This seminar is designed for the technician who has basic knowledge of diesel engine systems, theory and operation.

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Driveability 4 Advanced Ford 7.3L/6.0L Diesel: Powerstroke Diagnostics

Through “hand-ons” analysis of the Ford D.I.T. Diesel Powerstroke Engine, technicians will learn how to effectively address a variety of diagnostic scenarios. Prior to the hands on portion of this workshop, there will be a review of diagnostic strategies, systems, components and testing fundamentals. This seminar is designed for the technician who has basic knowledge of diesel engine systems, theory and operation, as well as experience working on the Ford 7.3L and 6.0L Powerstroke Diesel engine control systems.

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Driveability 5 Ford 6.0L D.I.T. Diesel: Powerstroke Diagnostics

Learn how to quickly and efficiently diagnose and repair the unique electronic engine control system of the Ford 6.0L D.I.T. Diesel. Technicians will learn how the different electronic control subsystems interface. This course is similar in format to Driveability Seminar 3#, Ford 7.3L Powerstroke Diagnostics, but focuses on the 6.0L electronic engine control system. This seminar is designed for the technician who has basic knowledge of diesel engine systems, theory and operation.

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Driveability 2 Ford Electronic Engine Control: Thinking Beyond the Manual

Analysis of individual case studies designed to teach automotive repair professionals how to develop their own personal diagnostic thought processes, when all traditional diagnostic methods have failed. This seminar is designed for the beginning to advanced driveability technician. An understanding of basic electricity and electronics is advised.

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Driveability 1 Ford Electronic Engine Control: The Essentials

Optimize diagnostic strategies by thinking beyond traditional pinpoint testing. Learn efficient application of EEC-IV and EEC-V technology. This seminar is designed for the beginning to advanced driveability technician. An understanding of basic electricity and electronics is advised.

Seminars & Services

Mike Cleary, eight time award winning Ford Motor Company Certified Senior Master Technician and Power Stroke Diesel Specialist, designs and teaches all ATSS seminars. Mike knows first hand how to streamline the diagnostic process to increase productivity and profitability. As owner of Cleary Automotive and a 40-year veteran of the transportation repair industry, Mike teaches seminar attendees how to develop their own diagnostic strategies for solving a wide array of vehicle system problems.

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Training Seminars

Driveability and Electronics systems training open to all professional automotive technicians or repair shop teams, dealerships or fleet garages

Private Consultation

Work directly with Mike Cleary on strategies to streamline your operation

Trade Conferences

ATSS Training Seminars, guest speaking and guest lecturing at trade conferences

Seminar Schedule

Nov 17 - 19, 2017
Vancouver, BC; Canada
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Dec 1 - 4, 2017
Denver, CO
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Stay tuned for dates to be announced for the following locations:

United States

  • Atlanta, GA
  • Billings, MT
  • Bismark, ND
  • Chicago, IL
  • Fargo, ND
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Indianapolis, IN
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • Modesto, CA
  • Ocala, FL
  • Omaha, NE
  • Portland, OR
  • Reno, NV
  • Sacramento, CA

Canada

  • Calgary, AB
  • Prince George, BC
Mar 15 - 17, 2016
Newark, DE

Ford 6.4L and 6.7L Powerstroke Diagnostics: Customized Hands-On Fleet Training Class

Jun 4 - 5, 2016
Vancouver, BC

June 4, 2016: Ford 7.3L Powerstroke Diagnostics; June 5, 2016: Ford IDS: VCM I and VCM II Operation: Customized Lecture/Hands-On Class

Jul 16 - 17, 2016
Loveland, CO

July 16, 2016: Ford IDS: VCM I and VCM II Operation: Customized Lecture/Hands-On Class; July 17, 2016:  Ford IDS: VCM I and VCM II Operation: Customized Lecture/Hands-On Class

Aug 5, 2016
Las Vegas, NV

Customized Class---"Piezo Injector Operation and Strategy in a Modern Diesel Engine," presented at the Association of Diesel Specialists International Convention and Tradeshow

May 20, 2017
Detroit, Michigan
May 24, 2017
Omaha, Nebraska
May 31, 2017
Fresno, California
Jul 11 - 12, 2017
Fresno, CA
Aug 25 - 28, 2017
Pittsburgh, PA
Sep 9 - 10, 2017
Chicago
Sep 29 - 30, 2017
Phoenix, AZ

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