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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 […]

Diagnostic Dive: Immobilizer Systems
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Diagnostic Dive: Immobilizer Systems

We have delved into many aspects of vehicle electrical systems and electrical/electronic diagnosis over the years, but, thus far, we have never specifically addressed the challenges posed by immobilizer system […]

Is it a Communication Issue, Electrical Issue or Both?
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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 […]

What’s Waking the Modules?
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What’s Waking the Modules?

In this month’s spotlight, James from Florida provides a tip related to determining the root cause of parasitic drains resulting from modules awakening while vehicle is off (KOEO). As he […]

A Logical Diagnostic Process Improves Charging System Diagnosis
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A Logical Diagnostic Process Improves Charging System Diagnosis

By Albin Moore This month, we feature a guest article, written by Mr. Albin Moore. Mr. Moore is owner of Big Wrench Repair, an ASE CMAT L1 technician, a frequent contributor […]

The Evolution of the Electrical System
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The Evolution of the Electrical System

This is the next in a series of articles that survey the latest thoughts and trending topics within the realm of vehicle electrical and electronic service. One current that has […]

Electrical System Diagnosis and Repair Is a Tricky Task
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Electrical System Diagnosis and Repair Is a Tricky Task

Once again, we are providing a review of recent articles related to diagnosing and repairing problem electrical systems. This is a topic that seemingly never gets old, as ongoing changes […]

The Interconnectedness of the Electrical System
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The Interconnectedness of the Electrical System

If there is one concept that seems to be the overriding theme of trade literature, training videos, technician forums and industry emphasis as it relates to vehicle electrical system service, […]