In this episode of Torque Factor, Bob Gruszczynski, retired OBD communications expert from the VW Group of America, joins the show to discuss all-things OBD. Topics discussed include: Monitors, in-use performance testing (IUPT), positive kinetic energy reporting (PKE), electric vehicles and energy sources, P, B, and C codes, the future of DTCs, unified diagnostic services (UDS), 3-byte DTCs, regulations, and more.
- Recall: 20V-144 – affecting over 121,000 Volvo vehicles with downgraded AEB; 19V-298 –approximately 94,000 Acura and Honda vehicles with defective timing belts
- Industry update: PTEN magazine and Diagnostic Network partner by supporting the new Disaster Support user group, a group designed for members to coordinate with peers in response to disasters like the current COVID-19 pandemic.
- COVID-19: How training providers have been delivering web-based content
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