How Does It Work?
The Smoke Monster™ will fill the car’s system with smoke and force the smoke through any leaks that exist, giving the mechanic quick and easy access for repair.
What is CERAMIHEAT®?
CERAMIHEAT® is our PATENT PENDING ceramic heating technology. Our ceramic heater will heat up faster and create a thicker more dense smoke.
Does the Heating Element come with a lifetime warranty?
Yes, the Smoke Monster™ is the only smoke machine on the market with a lifetime warranty* on the heating element. See user manuals for details.
Are the Smoke Hoses and Battery Cables FIELD-SERVICEABLE?
Yes, in 2017 we introduced the WORLD’S FIRST detachable and field-serviceable smoke hoses and battery cables.
Can The Smoke Monster™ be Used On A Car’s Gas Tank?
Yes, using our CONE+ EVAP gas filler neck adaptor (PART# 501123). The CONE+ is supplied with all Smoke Monster™ models and fits all cars including the Ford “Cap-Less”.
Will The Smoke Monster™ Do A Pressure Decay Test?
Yes, The Smoke Monster® does both air pressure and air pressure decay tests.
If There Is A Malfunction Will The Smoke Monster™ Turn Off?
Yes, the on-board micro processor will detect a malfunction and automatically shut it down.
Is The Smoke Produced By The Smoke Monster™ Toxic?
No! Absolutely not, it runs on mineral or baby oil. An MSDS is available upon request.
Is The Smoke Monster™ Nitrogen or Dye Compatible?
Proflex+ does not recommend the use of nitrogen or dyes when smoking a vehicle. They are unnecessary expenses. Simply use your shop air and the flashlight which is included with all models. The Pro S 75 and Pro S 500T both have built-in air compressors.
Will Connecting High Pressure Shop Air to the Smoke Monster™ Effect the Vehicles Sensitive Systems?
No, all Smoke Monsters™ are equipped with a regulator that will apply ONLY the correct amount of air / smoke so not to harm any of the vehicle’s components or systems with excessive psi.
How Big Does The Leak Need To Be For The Smoke Monster™ To Detect It?
The Smoke Monster™ will detect any leak larger than 0.010″ and has a built-in flow meter
Where Does The Smoke Monster™ Get Its Power From?
The Smoke Monster™ obtains its power directly from the car’s battery using our detachable clips to connect. Be sure the battery is fully charged.
Does The Smoke Monster™ Have A Fuel Level Gauge?
Yes, The Smoke Monster™ has a NEW built-in EYE LEVEL window that eliminates the old style “Dip Stick” so the mechanic can see how much oil remains in the unit.
What other leak tests can the Smoke Monster™ perform?
Smoke Monster® leak locators can do numerous leak tests such as;
- OIL LEAKS
- VACUUM LEAKS
- CATALYTIC CONVERTERS
- BRAKE BOOSTERS
- EGR VALVES
- RADIATOR SYSTEMS
- AIR & WATER LEAKS
- & MUCH MORE