Upcoming Webinars

June Schedule





Wed. 6/3/20

2pm ET

BMW Update - June

Brian Chaffe

Eric Scharping

Brandon Mathews

Wed.  6/17/20

6pm ET

Volvo Programming

Henry Merino

Intro to Volvo Programming

Wed. June 17, 2020 at 6pm ET

Instructor: Henry Merino

Topics Covered:

  • Overview of J2534 vs Dice OEM Protocol and Communication
  • System Requirements and Recommended Voltage
  • Downloading VIDA and Setup
  • Account Setup from Volvo Website and Purchasing VIDA Subscription
  • How to Register your Computer for VIDA Application and Accessing your Subscription
  • Programming Steering Angle Sensor (SAS) with VIDA

Past Opus IVS Webinars

Opus IVS BMW Update - June 2020

Instructor: Brian Chaffe, Eric Scharping, Brandon Mathews

Topics Covered:

  • New Software Releases
  • New Chassis Models Added

  • Known Issue Status Review

  • Review of CIP Requirements with Best Recommended Practices

  • Mini JCW Retrofit Coding Solution

  • IHKA LIN Bus Fault Diagnostic Strategy

  • Radiator Shutter Diagnostic Reference

June 3, 2020

ADAS Best Recommended Practices

Wed. May 27, 2020 at 2pm ET

Instructor: Bob Pattengale

Does your shop have a service plan?

By now most of you are aware of ADAS technology and the potential need for service, repair and calibration. The key question, is your shop prepared to service ADAS systems? In this program you will learn the best recommended practices for servicing ADAS systems and determine if your shop is prepared.

Topics Covered:

  • Understand the difference between Dynamic and Static calibrations

  • Where to find the latest service information

  • Learn how to evaluate your shop environment

  • Review the tools needed for calibration

Replay to be posted soon.

Stubborn Monitors & Drive Cycles

Instructor: Keith DeFazio

Topics Covered:

  • What is a monitor?
  • Does complete mean good?
  • Why won’t they complete?
  • Forcing them to run and more!

May, 20, 2020


Webinar replay will be posted soon.

Intro to GM Programming

Instructor: Henry Merino

Topics Covered:

  • ACDelco TDS Software Setup

  • Electronic Control Module Programming and Setup

  • Airbag Module SRS Programming and Setup

  • Installation & Usage of Tech2Win

  • Walkthrough and Usage of DriveRAP

May 13, 2020

Webinar Replay will be posted soon.

Lab Scope Basic Training

Instructor: Chris Martino

Topics Covered:

  • Installation & Setup
  • Software Usage
  • Buttonology
  • Basic Testing
  • ​​​​​​​Waveform Analysis
May 6, 2020

Opus IVS BMW Update

Part 1

Led by: Brian Chaffe, Branden Mathews, and Eric Scharping


Join Opus IVS' legendary Head of BMW, Brian Chaffe, IVS 360 Technical Support Dynamo, Brandon Mathews, and BMW Technical Training veteran, Eric Scharping, as they discuss what’s new with the latest BMW Software Release for DrivePro ES, DrivePRO, Blue Box, and AssistPlus.


Topics Covered:

  • The latest BMW Software Release for DrivePro ES, DrivePRO, Blue Box, & AssistPlus.

  • Detailed procedure for F and G series programming challenges.

  • The shelter in place guidelines has resulted in many vehicles remaining parked for extended periods and/or used for short trips. We will address some of the service considerations wit Tech Tips and prudent recommendations.

  • The Diagnostic Feedback program will be outlined and launched.

April 29, 2020

Honda Seat Weight Calibration

Instructor: Keith DeFazio

Topics Covered:

  • Purposes of Seat Weight System

  • 20 Years of System Design

  • Demystifying Factory Service Information

  • Manufacturer-Specified Tooling

  • Real World Tooling and Diagnostic Procedures

April 22, 2020

JLR Security Programming

Instructor: Tom Morgan

Topics Covered:

  • What are the “security modules”?

  • NASTF and the importance of licensing

  • Getting your LSID or VSP credential

  • Equipment: pass-thru device

  • JLR Key Programming

  • Legacy Vehicles Key Programming

  • Late Model Key Programming (KVM: Keyless Vehicle Module type)

  • CAN Bus issues for Key Programming

April 15, 2020

DrivePro ES Revealed

An Extensive Q&A Tackling the Hard Questions

Led by: Kevin FitzPatrick, Mike Szollosi, and Vince Walsh

At Opus IVS, we truly value our customers and understand the importance of transparency, which is why hosting this particular webinar was so important to us. We understand your business is going through a difficult time and we are here to help you through this temporary crisis, so you are prepared to handle the influx of vehicles needing service when it passes.

Opus IVS can help you become the trusted dealer-alternative, with live repair guidance from OE brand-specific master technicians and remote programming services offered through the DrivePro ES.

April 10, 2020

Ford Programming Training

Topics Covered:

  • Introduction to Ford FJDS Programming Software

  • How to Register and Purchase FJDS Software

  • How to Program & Update a 2010 Ford Expedition

  • How to enter Solenoid Strategy and Body ID on the Transmission.

April 8, 2020

Meet the New DrivePro ES

Instructor: Vince Walsh

Topics Covered:

  • Differences between DrivePRO & DriveProES
  • Initial Setup: W​​​​​​​iFi, Login, & Updates
  • Key Features: Buttonology & User Interface
  • Software: Asian, Domestic, & European coverage
  • DriveRAP: Built-in remote assisted programming
  • IVS 360 Support: Submitting Requests & MobileApp

April 1, 2020