What to do When Your Scan Tool Doesn’t Work
Getting an error message on your scan tool? Here are some tips to help you out.
Electrical Circuit Diagnostics
Your diagnostic approach needs to be well thought out, and it starts with your equipment.
Streamlining the Diagnostic Process
Why is it that one technician can take 20 minutes to diagnose a car and another may take a week?
Automotive Ignition System Strategy
When there’s a misfire DTC, it’s likely related to the ignition system. Grab your scan tool for your next steps.
Diagnosing Faults on Modern Cars and Trucks
A scope can be used to give the technician an in-depth understanding of the operation of a complicated system.
Key Programming Diagnostics
Sending a customer away because we’re not equipped to perform a job is money lost.
Tools for TPMS Diagnostics
The features of new TPMS scan tools lead the way for us as technicians to make short work of diagnosing a problem.
Emissions Diagnostics: Using Your Scan Tool
With an understanding of the cause of emissions problems and a scan tool, a tech is already ahead in the diagnostic game.
Diagnosing Hybrid DTCs with Your Scan Tool
A scan tool allows you to communicate with the vehicle, and can be an efficient source for TSBs and safety information.
Tech Tip: Honda Intake Manifold Explodes
A loud noise, smoke and fire under the hood of a 2007 Honda Pilot.
Tech Tip: Kia Rio Engine Races When Clutch Pressed
The engine races when the clutch is disengaged on a 2012 Kia Rio with no DTCs.
Tech Tip: F-150 No Crank, No Start
A 2010 F-150 has a DTC P0690 with an intermittent stalling, no-crank, no-start condition.