Locating OEM-Approved HV Tools: Porsche

When researching procedures for disabling a high-voltage (HV) vehicle, you may notice that many of the procedures require the use of specific tools. Some of them are OEM-specific tools or scan tools. Often identifying and locating where to purchase these specific tools can be difficult.

The RTS team is researching how to find these tools to make it easier for technicians performing these procedures. As we research the location of these special tools, we are compiling the information in a series of OEM-specific articles.

Tools and equipment needed are identified in vehicle-specific service manuals. Porsche HV tools can be found using the following steps:

  1. Go to porsche.snapon.com
  2. Click Online Catalog (menu to the left)
  3. Click High Voltage Vehicle to expand the path tree
  4. Click High Voltage Vehicle

This category provides tools like personal protective equipment, specialty adapters, HV DVOMs, insulated tools, and more.

When disabling Porsche high-voltage systems, the use of a scan tool and an HV DVOM may be required. Any tools needed for disabling the high-voltage system are typically specified in the disable procedure.

Always follow OEM procedures when repairing HV vehicles. Make sure to check procedures for the required tools to help ensure a complete, safe, and quality repair.

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