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Snap-on Introduces Latest Software Update

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Nov. 12, 2013—Snap-on released its latest software upgrade for European vehicles on Monday, offering repairers improved access to OEM repair information.

The Snap-on Software Update 13.4 includes the most up-to-date FIAT 500 diagnostic coverage for multiple elements of the vehicle. The coverage is also available for Audi, BMW, Jaguar, Land Rover, Mercedes-Benz, MINI, Smart Car, Volkswagen and Volvo.

In all, the upgrade offers 47,400 new codes, tests, tips and data going back to 1998 for all major makes, plus new 2013 domestic and Asian model year coverage for GM, Infiniti, Lexus, Mazda, Nissan, Scion, Subaru, Suzuki and Toyota.

“Diagnosing and repairing European vehicles is challenging, so Snap-on has added more depth to its European software,” said Christopher Hockett, product manager at Snap-on. “Software Upgrade 13.4, like previous upgrades, gives technicians true OEM-specific coverage to tackle jobs from general repair, to driveability, to body control and HVAC issues. Technicians should demand the most from their scan tools, including reliability, support and all the coverage they will utilize in the new Software Upgrade 13.4.”

Highlights of the upgrade include, but are not limited to:

• BMW Seat and Mirror Modules – 2004 and newer
• BMW Power Distribution Module
• BMW Lamp Module
• Jaguar TPMS, EPS, IPM
• Land Rover HVAC
• Land Rover Park Assist
• Mercedes-Benz Front and Rear Signal Acquisition Modules (SAM)
• Volkswagen/Audi Throttle Relearn

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