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New DPF gun ‘launches’ into diagnostics range
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New DPF gun ‘launches’ into diagnostics range

Posted on Monday 19th of June 2017

Launch UK has added a brand new diesel particulate filter (DPF) gun to its extensive range of diagnostic equipment, and is hoping to raise awareness to the importance of maintaining and cleaning a DPF. With DPFs a topical subject at present due to the rising issues surrounding diesel engine emissions, Launch is keen to offer motorists a cost-effective solution and prevent them from falling foul of the law when their vehicle’s DPF warning light appears. The Launch DPF cleaning tool will...Read More

New automatic transmission cleaner & fluid exchanger launched
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New automatic transmission cleaner & fluid exchanger launched

Posted on Tuesday 3rd of May 2016

Launch UK has introduced a new automatic transmission cleaner and fluid exchanger, the CAT-501S, to its wide product range.

The CAT-501S comes supplied with a comprehensive range of adapters, allowing connection to most automotive transmission units, including double clutch and CVT types.

After a period of use, typically 76,000KM, the performance of synthetic fluid deteriorates, and continued use...Read More

Cars & Computers: The History of Diagnostic Tools
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Cars & Computers: The History of Diagnostic Tools

Posted on Thursday 22nd of October 2015

One common factor to be found in every decade’s ideal future is a sense of comfort and reassurance, and in this regard car diagnostic tools could not be more modern. For example, each successive generation of products and software from Launch Tech not only allows for more extensive diagnostics of a vehicle’s performance; they also make the task more effortless and less time consuming as you go through the various generation models. But exactly how far has this technology come in the...Read More

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Brand Spotlight: Striker

Posted on Monday 20th of October 2014

Designed to provide their users with functional, innovative solutions to common problems, the accessories and hand tools developed by Striker are renowned for their reliability and high-quality manufacture. All Striker products are conceived with their user's convenience in mind, making them extremely practical and, inadvertently, wildly versatile. It is because of this that you get the sense that those who are tasked with coming up with the innovations are more than just idea-men, but rather...Read More

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Jump Starting A Car With The Launch Battery Power Pack

Posted on Friday 19th of September 2014

Back in March we did a blog on why car batteries die and how to jump start a car should it happen and whilst jump starting a car is pretty simple, once you know how, it does still have one massive problem: you need another car. What would you do if your car died on a quiet country lane where phone reception is weak and another car is not likely to be by anytime soon? Or no one has any jump cables? Or no one is willing or able to help? There are countless...Read More

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Beware Counterfeit Launch Tech Products

Posted on Monday 2nd of September 2013

Those of you who are regular visitors to our website will have noticed we recently added a notice to our homepage as a warning over pirated X431 diagnostic tools. A rise in the sale of Launch X431 technology has resulted in a rise of the number of companies we are seeing dealing in illegal pirated X431 tools. These tools are often cheap, badly made and are greatly altered in their configuration from official Launch Tech products. As such they cannot and will never be eligible for...Read More