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Lost Comm During Reflash, What to Do?
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Lost Comm During Reflash, What to Do?

So, you’re cruising along with a reprogramming job and you lose communication with the vehicle. What’s worse, you haven’t completed the key relearn yet. Now what do you do? Ron […]

Is ECM Really the Culprit?
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Is ECM Really the Culprit?

Here’s a great reminder posted by Mike from Ohio not to jump too quickly to condemn a module. In his case, it was an ECM, which he suspected was the […]

Battery Temperature Too High
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Battery Temperature Too High

Here’s a quick, useful tip from Alexander in Illinois related to a P1492 error code on a Chrysler 300M. Using vehicle data and a logical diagnostic process, he started at […]

Electrical Issues Impact Everything
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Electrical Issues Impact Everything

Usually, when we address electrical issues in our spotlight, it is related to how an electrical problem prevents a vehicle from starting or renders the charging system inoperable. This month’s […]

Spinning Key is More Than it Seems
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Spinning Key is More Than it Seems

Most of the time when we reference a no-start situation, it is in the context of an electrical system problem, such as a defective battery, poor ground connections or other […]

Modified Oil Filter Enables Pressure Testing
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Modified Oil Filter Enables Pressure Testing

This time around, we’re venturing a little further afield from our normal electrical system topics, but we think it is well worth it. Ward from Saskatoon posted a great tip […]

CKP or CMP? Follow the Scan Data
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CKP or CMP? Follow the Scan Data

We have highlighted numerous examples of communications issues in the past, emphasizing how vehicle data could be saying one thing while another issue is the root cause of the vehicle […]

GM MOST Bus Diagnosis
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GM MOST Bus Diagnosis

We’re back with another extremely useful tip from GM Master Technician James from Florida, this time related to diagnosing GM MOST Bus issues. In this particular case, he had a […]