JNC Delivers the Dollars!

“I’ve been a tow truck operator for 19 years. In that time, I’ve done all types of recovery and roadside work. I have owned many jump packs over the years, but I have had one for the last ten (10) years. I will say that better – I have been…

High Intensity Work Light

We are excited to introduce our most powerful Light-N-Carry handheld work light, Model No. LNC1841. The LNC1841 features a maximum output of 800 lumens, enough to brightly light work spaces in even the darkest environments and features a wide output angle to effectively light large work spaces. Model LNC1841 is…

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 2015 Silverado with an inactive display. Using his knowledge of this system’s operating principles and the available scan data, he…

More BMW No-Start Fun

Last month’s iATN post was related to a no-start BMW that looked a lot like an EWS failure but turned out to be a faulty ground. In this month’s post, Jurgen from San Cristo’bal De Las Casas (Mexico) identifies anther common no-start culprit in a BWM wake up circuit, the…

Charging System Diagnosis

Today’s iATN spotlight is focused on identifying the source of an intermittent “Check Charging System” message at idle. In his post, James from Florida shows how he uses graphs of the L terminal and F terminal scan data to confirm his diagnosis: To see the original post at www.iATN.net, click…

Start-Stop Systems Updated

We first addressed Start-Stop Systems two years ago, as they began to appear in the North American vehicle market. Much has happened since then, when these systems were found primarily in hybrid and luxury vehicles. With Start-Stop available as an option on the Ford Fusion and Dodge Ram pickup and…

Equipment Enigmas – Your Questions Answered

It has been some time since we last scanned the (e)mailbag and our Facebook wall to address the most commonly asked questions that we receive. Questions come from customers with various levels of expertise and from a multitude of countries around the globe. In the spirit of “for every one…

High Season for No Start Conditions

In this article, we gather resources related to the diagnosis and repair of no start conditions. Each year, the incidence of starting and charging system issues rises as the mercury drops. Below we highlight several vehicle-specific issues you should know about and provide links to useful resources related to electrical…