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Snap-on EPC 5 for Ford. Available now.

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Speed. Performance. Flexibility.

The Game-Changing EPC 5 for Ford.

Snap-on is changing the game for Ford parts departments with the all-new EPC 5 for Ford. We've packed mission-critical features into a streamlined, modern interface designed to keep experienced parts guys running and to get new specifiers up to speed, fast.

About EPC 5 for Ford

Snap-on conducted extensive user research with Ford dealers across the U.S. in preparing EPC 5 for the market. Based on that research, we've developed several features that will give a critical edge to Ford dealers and their parts departments.


Quit clicking. Start searching.

With OneSearch, EPC 5 gives you a single search box that lets you find whatever you need in any catalog. We're eliminating the need for custom catalogs or vehicle index filters. Just type whatever you know, and we’ll find your answer.

Intelligent Navigation

A real user interface for real Ford users.

In designing EPC 5, we've questioned all the old assumptions and made things work the way they should work today, not just the way they worked twenty years ago. Our goal is to provide a catalog that presents Ford data in a way that makes sense to you, based on real feedback from real users.

Ford Data. Snap-on Polish.

Why work so hard to polish the data? So you can find parts fast.

Snap-on invests serious engineering resources to improve parts data. We introduce additional data indexing for flexible searching. Enhanced filtering of the most challenging areas of the catalog, like calibration and axle parts lists, eases parts specification. When users point out data issues through the feedback feature, we correct the problems and let you know when they've been fixed. We've got a long-standing partnership with Ford and the parts technical team that helps us improve data constantly.

All the benefits of the cloud. None of the risks.

Latest data and rock-solid performance. Deployment that matches your business.

Only Snap-on offers a single EPC that can run both on the web and/or locally from DVD—with both products getting consistent weekly data updates, so your parts department never falls behind the competition.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are all of the key benefits of my previous Snap-on product still available in EPC 5?

Yes. All of the key benefits of the old product are still available in EPC 5 from Snap-on. All existing integration services are also available.

What are the system requirements for the local EPC?

System requirements depend on your installation set-up (client/server or standalone systems) and your version of Windows. Specific requirements can be found on our EPC 5 Product Information Sheet.

Can I run EPC 5 locally?

Yes. Snap-on EPC 5 is offered as a web-based or local application. You can select the number of seats of each type of installation that best suits the needs of your parts department.

The local EPC is suitable for use as a main EPC or backup. It maximizes your ability to continue selling parts even if your Internet connection goes down.

Is there a difference between the local EPC and the web based EPC?

No. Whether on the web or on DVD your users will access the same EPC.

My contract expires in the next couple years, can I make the switch to EPC 5 today?

Yes. Contact your sales representative at 888.543.0894 for more information about migrating to Snap-on EPC 5.

How do I receive weekly data updates to the locally installed EPC?

Automatic internet updates are configured when EPC 5 is installed. You do not need to take any action to get updates, other than be on the Internet and have your PC turned on.

What contract options are available for my dealership?

Snap-on offers varying contract options and terms. Call 888.543.0894 to get in touch with your sales representative.

Do automatic internet updates to the local product cost extra?

No. The feature is optional, however, and does require activation.

Is there training available for EPC 5?

Yes, Snap-on offers remote and on-site training for all our applications. Contact your sales representative at 888.543.0894 for further details.

Can I run EPC 5 on the web?

Yes. Snap-on EPC 5 is offered as a web-based or local application. You can select the number of seats of each type of installation that best suits the needs of your parts department.

The web-based EPC is available via your PC browser, is always current, and requires no installation or DVD backups. The EPC is hosted on Snap-on’s highly secure servers with guaranteed, rock-solid up-time.

How is the web EPC accessed?

Usernames and passwords and a web link are provided at the time of your order.

What search types are available in the Smart Search field in EPC 5 for Ford?

You can search for eight different items using the single Smart Search field from any Ford catalog.

How often is EPC 5 updated for Ford?

Data updates are available weekly for both the web and local versions of Snap-on EPC 5.

Note that the optional automatic internet updates feature is required for local application data updates.

How is the local EPC installed?

The local version requires installation from DVD media. Optional USB media options are available for Chrysler, and Ford U.S. dealers.

What are some key new benefits of EPC 5?

Multiple concurrent lookups.
Advanced search.
Ability to e-mail illustrations.
Choice of web and local installations.
Multiple supersession.
Migration of user notes.

How does Snap-on EPC 5 differ from my previous Snap-on catalog product?

EPC 5 has many feature upgrades and is offered as a web-based or local application.

The user interface has been dramatically simplified with a focus on ease-of-use and speed to answer. The new interface for EPC 5 is identical whether you are using the web or the local product.

What are the system requirements for the web EPC?

Browser: Internet Explorer 11, Firefox 17, or Chrome 14.
Flash: Version 11.5+.
Java: 1.6_16+. (Required for DMS Integration, not available in Chrome)
Internet Connection: 2 Mbps or faster.

I’m renewing my contract with Snap-on in the next 6 months, am I eligible to migrate to EPC 5 now?

Yes. Contact your sales representative at 888.543.0894 to begin the process of making the switch to Snap-on EPC 5.

Will switching to EPC 5 cause any turmoil in my parts department?

No. The process is designed to be as smooth as possible. Snap-on EPC 5 will be immediately usable by those familiar with electronic parts catalogs, and is easily learned by new parts counter associates.