Technician’s now depend on their scan tool more than ever. What happens when the scan tool won’t communicate with the vehicle? What should be done when various modules on the network don’t communicate, or have communication fault codes. This can often be a difficult diagnosis. By understanding the system and communication methods used by the specific manufacture, along with a network wiring schematic a technician can efficiently and accurately diagnose one of these problems.
- Learn manufacturer specific communication protocols
- Learn where to find network information
- Learn the benefits of different tools
- Apply a diagnostic strategy