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Compact Leak Detection with the Smoke Wizard GLD-50 Kit
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Compact Leak Detection with the Smoke Wizard GLD-50 Kit

Posted on Thursday 14th of June 2012

The Smoke Wizard is a massive leap forward in smoke leak detection for vehicle diagnostics and the GLD-50 model is the smallest and lightest smoke machine on the market. A fantastic car diagnostic tool for small garages, workshops and for use on the go; this Smoke Wizard kit offers many of the innovative functions of the standard Smoke Wizard smoke machine but streamlined into this incredibly compact and lightweight piece of technology.

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Smoke Wizard Accessories
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Smoke Wizard Accessories

Posted on Monday 4th of June 2012

As you may know we have recently added two superb Smoke Wizard leak detection kits to our collection of car diagnostic tools, and we also have an expanding range of accessories so you can continue to get the most out of your Smoke Wizard. A 12oz. bottle of the OEM-Approved mineral oil for use with the Smoke Wizard kit will give you up to 750 minute tests, but inevitably you will need to restock with more of this fantastic smoke solution. Don’t settle for less effective smoke oil...Read More

Vautec WV605 Smoke Machine
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Vautec WV605 Smoke Machine

Posted on Thursday 17th of May 2012

Using smoke machines for leak detection has become an extremely popular development in vehicle diagnostics due to its superiority to standard methods in both accuracy and safety. When testing for leaks in fuel evaporator systems (EVAP), using a smoke machine is the safest and quickest way to detect even the smallest leaks.

The Vautec WV605 is a popular and reliable car diagnostic tool that uses a smoke with a UV dye in it to detect vacuum, exhaust...Read More

Safer Car Diagnostics
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Safer Car Diagnostics

Posted on Wednesday 25th of April 2012

A few days ago Aftermarket Magazine published an interesting article on their website about the recent advice issued by the Retail Motor Industry Federation (RMI) regarding health and safety compliance in vehicle workshops and garages. A recent report outlining the injury and death statistics in the automotive repair industry over the last five years has prompted the RMI to urge all garage owners to ensure their health and safety practices are up to date and compliant with the latest...Read More

Smoke Testing EVAP Systems
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Smoke Testing EVAP Systems

Posted on Friday 6th of April 2012

In the last few years there have been many advances in EVAP testing for vehicle diagnostics, most notably the introduction of smoke testing for finding system leaks. Where ‘micro-leaks’ (system leaks between 0.5 and 1mm) were near impossible to find before and required the use of a stethoscope to listen for the fault, now smoke testing provides a clear visual indication of the location of the leak. More notable than the time saving advantages of smoke testing is the safety...Read More