Diagnostics Archives - Tech Shop Magazine
More Than A Scan Tool

Scan tools serve as indispensable diagnostic hubs, offering access to a wealth of resources, from OEM technical bulletins to community-documented repairs.

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Diagnosing Electrical Problems With Your Multimeter

Transform your electrical diagnostics with these routine multimeter tests.

Multimeter
Cell Phone Diagnostics and More. Is it the Future?

Are there legitimate possibilities that make your cell phone a diagnostic tool? Most likely.

Cell phone as diagnostic tool
Navigating Setbacks in Difficult Diagnoses

There are valuable strategies to help manage technological frustration and navigate setbacks effectively.

Repairing Wiring Harnesses

A guide to probing and poking.

Electrical Circuit Diagnostics

Your diagnostic approach needs to be well thought out, and it starts with your equipment.

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.

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Nissan Key Will Not Start

Nissan keys use radio frequencies (RF) similar to other everyday wireless devices.

Programming Options

Let’s help keep the code secure and your sanity intact.

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.
Opus IVS Adds IVS 360 Support to RAP Platform

With IVS 360, now an OEM Dealer Master Tech is available on-demand to help shops through the toughest jobs.