PowerSmoke is specifically engineered to test the integrity of turbo, boosted, high pressure systems and will be required in all 4,550 GM dealerships
Orange, Calif.—Redline Detection announced this week that it will provide essential equipment to General Motors that will be required in all 4,550 GM dealerships in the U.S. and Canada. The GMDE essential equipment program is being managed by Snap-on Business Solutions. GM dealer locations will receive the tool between August and December 2020.
“As an American manufacturer, we are incredibly proud to design, engineer and build this essential technology for GM,” said Alex Parker, CMO of Redline. “Turbocharged vehicles now make up nearly half of new GM models. GMDE has made PowerSmoke technology essential to ensure peak performance for the life of the vehicle.
“This program will result in dramatic warranty savings for the company with a fast ROI of just 8.2 weeks. The tool will provide substantial technician time savings for dealer service departments and will enhance GM’s already exceptional customer satisfaction rating.”
PowerSmoke is specifically engineered to test the integrity of turbo, boosted, high pressure systems in one procedure, saving technician hours and driving first time fix, Parker said. Variable pressure from 2-20 PSI and variable flow allow technicians to simulate the boost load of a running engine for testing with the engine safely off.
She added that the machine creates a dense, easily visible vapor, free of dyes and contaminants, safe for vehicles, safe for technicians and the environment. The technology allows technicians to efficiently improve emissions and increase fuel economy while maximizing performance.