Among the products introduced were Level 2 chargers, DC bidirectional vehicle-to-everything charging, DC fast charging and more.
The customer is complaining that it sounds like there’s a helicopter behind the dash of his 2014 Jetta.
Kristen Criswell answers common questions that shops experience on a daily basis regarding TPMS.
“What was once a simple creature comfort for upscale motorists, air conditioning systems of today are true thermal management systems, providing not only comfort, but also essential cooling to battery packs and onboard computers in hybrid vehicles.”
The first electric fuel pump circuits were very simple. The pump circuit usually involved a relay and fuse.
Not following the proper service procedures or compressor oil recommendations could be factors that contribute to premature compressor failure.
TPMS and keyless entry can be difficult to understand because these systems rely on transmitting, receiving and decoding radio waves.
Direct injection is becoming standard on more and more late-model vehicles. These systems can be a diagnostic challenge but, with the right foundation, problems can be solved profitably.
Even with codes and data stream information, you must be able to think like the transmission to find the correct diagnosis, which typically doesn’t involve replacing the entire transmission.
Whether the customer brings in the vehicle with a TPMS light triggered, or one triggers as a result of performing some tire service, not being able to turn off the MIL can sometimes cause headaches for shops.
As part of OBDII, Mode$02 for the logging or freeze frame data was created. This diagnostic protocol saves data PIDs and information when a code is set.
I would like to use this followup article to lower the fear factor and tell you what to expect when setting up a computer to run a J2534-supported software program.