Amazing Reference for Techs and Shops

For this month’s resource piece, we are spotlighting the resources archive on Diagnostic Network (Diag.net). The resources archive is a place where technicians share information that can be useful for their peers, everything from known good wave forms and known good sensor data to reference charts and repair procedures. It…

Chasing Gremlins and Ghosts – Electrical System Diagnosis

This month, we take another spin through the world of electrical system diagnosis, a very popular topic judging by how much space is devoted to this topic in aftermarket publications. It is also a top area of concern on the forums, such as the Diagnostic Network (diag.net) and iATN. It’s…

Back to Basics: The Winter Edition

With the drop in temperatures, winter brings on a major increase in the incidence of starting and charging system issues. This is often due to the cold exposing battery weakness but can also be caused by a variety of other problems. This month, we’ll make our way around the horn…

Electrical System Diagnosis: Back to Basics

With the New Year in full swing, now seems like a great time to revisit the basics of electrical system diagnosis. When we read articles from many of the leading experts in the field, there seem to be several points of emphasis that they have in common. These include the…

Is it a Communication Issue, Electrical Issue or Both?

Vehicle electrical systems incorporate complex communication systems that allow the many components of the system, as well as the modules that control them, to work together. These systems impact component function and control, which can result in what appears to be a faulty component stemming from a communication issue. It…