Diagnostics and Drivability

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Predictive Maintenance

The future of automotive diagnostics and repair

Dec. 8, 2023
Today's technologies will disrupt the automotive repair industry.
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Diagnostics and Drivability

Integrity is everything

Dec. 6, 2023
For automotive emissions control, it takes a team. In this case, the EVAP's contributions couldn't be counted on.
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On the shop floor

Post-collision driveability diagnostics

Dec. 4, 2023
What was the cause of this Challenger's surging and stalling?
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Hioki 3548 showing 152.99 milliohms of U-to-V phase resistances on a 2013 Toyota Prius C.
Diagnostics and Drivability

Old tools, new tricks

Dec. 4, 2023
With the increase of electric vehicles pending, the need for a milliohmeter may be in your shop's future.
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Service Repair

The repair information system – A mandatory tool for success

Dec. 4, 2023
You shouldn’t even consider fixing one of today’s cars without the proper repair information. It could lead to undesirable results.
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Diagnostics and Drivability

Follow the process

Dec. 1, 2023
A set diagnostic process keeps the shop running smoothly
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Diagnostics and Drivability

The everlasting quest to solving Euro vehicle issues

Dec. 1, 2023
European vehicle faults can seem like an everlasting nightmare, but when you are equipped to handle them it's like money in the bank.
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Diagnostics and Drivability

Unlock the power of your diagnostic tools: A guide to performance and driveability analysis

Nov. 29, 2023
In this article, we’ll discuss using PIDs to quickly assess engine performance operation and how to effectively gather data during a road test.
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Diagnostics and Drivability

The future of AI in automotive

Nov. 17, 2023
The implications of AI in the automotive industry.
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Diagnostics and Drivability

Diesel driveability dilemmas

Oct. 10, 2023
A misfire is a misfire, regardless of what fuel is being utilized to power the engine.
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Video Network

Mastering Diagnostics #7: Driving Efficiency Through the Use of Auxiliary Scan Tool Features

Oct. 30, 2023
In this seventh edition of Mastering Diagnostics, take a guided tour of the Bosch ADS 525x scan tool platform with Motor Age Technical Editor Brandon Steckler. Stick with him ...
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Diagnostics and Drivability

Top 10 diagnostic products: Q3 2023

Oct. 6, 2023
Is your shop looking to upgrade its diagnostic tools and equipment? Check out the most clicked-on diagnostic tools on VehicleServicePros.com from the third quarter.
2023 Scan Tool Spec Guide
Diagnostics and Drivability

2023 Scan Tool Spec Guide

A comparative list of functions and features for a large selection of aftermarket scan tools.
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Diagnostics and Drivability

Innova announces FCA secure gateway access for 7111 users

Innova Electronics Corporation announced its 7111 Smart Diagnostic System (SDS) has been authorized by AutoAuth for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles U.S. (FCA) to access the secure gateway...