Auto Diagnostic Codes
CAN Bus Communications

There are three types of bus configurations that you will come in contact with — loop, star and a hybrid of both.

There are three types of bus configurations that you will come in contact with — loop, star and a hybrid of both.
Key Programming

Three situations might require key programming capabilities at your shop.

Key Programming has evolved over the years.
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.

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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.