Bosch Automotive Aftermarket Introduces OEM Service and Repair Database

Bosch Automotive Aftermarket Introduces OEM Service and Repair Database

WARREN, Mich., – Bosch Automotive Aftermarket announced today the addition of Repair-Source, the largest comprehensive library of OEM service and repair information in North America, to its ADS series professional diagnostic scan tools. The new database, included with Bosch’s annual diagnostic subscription, is available now in software version 3.5. Technicians and shop owners can save thousands of dollars every year with Repair-Source, which can replace multiple subscriptions for OE information.

Repair-Source is included in Bosch’s annual diagnostic subscription cost, at no extra charge, providing the greatest scan to ol value and experience in the automotive aftermarket.

“With Repair-Source and the new software version 3.5, techs can use this go-to diagnostic tool to scan more vehicles, confirm more diagnostic tests and turn cars more often with the correct repairs,” said Danijela Haskin, product manager. “Our tools make shops money, and the addition of Repair-Source gives them more repair information, in the tool and at the vehicle, to maximize their hours.”

Technicians using a Bosch ADS tool will see the Repair-Source service information database on-screen after downloading and installing software V3.5. Repair-Source provides direct access to OEM service procedures, DTC troubleshooting, torque specifications, wiring diagrams, TSBs, maintenance schedules, fluid recommendations and more. Combining the most relevant service and vehicle info with Bosch diagnostics can help techs diagnose and repair vehicles faster and with more confidence, reducing comebacks. 

In addition, Repair-Source integration brings:

  • Component locations
  • DTC codes and definitions
  • Estimated work times
  • Parts and part vector illustrations
  • Fluid recommendations
  • Maintenance schedules
  • Service procedures and specifications
  • Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs)
  • Vehicle identification and premium options
  • Wiring diagrams
  • And more

Version 3.5 software release notes and additional information on Repair-Source can be found at www.BoschDiagnostics.com/Pro.

u  Repair-Source is the largest comprehensive library of OEM service and repair information in North America, built directly into ADS software

u  Millions of unique data points help confirm repairs, with service information organized by YMME, VIN and AAIA vehicle classification

u  Repair-Source saves thousands of dollars, replacing subscriptions for OE information, is included in annual Bosch diagnostic subscription

u  Bosch is the only scan tool offering repair-based confirmed fixes, OEM service info and symptom-based troubleshooting in an Android platform

u  New coverage for Volvo, BMW, Audi, Volkswagen, Mercedes-Benz, GM, Ford, Hyundai and Kia vehicles also included in Software V3.5

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