With a scan tool, it’s possible to verify if the modules controlling the fuel pump are receiving the correct data like oil pressure, crank position and key position.
If the title of this column caught your eye, that means you are most likely interested in purchasing a scan tool of your own.
Launch Tech’s PAD II AE is an IP65 protected, drop-tested Android based scan tool tablet with a 10.1 inch high resolution capacitive touch screen.
Andrew Markel explains how you should be using a scan tool every time a battery is replaced.
Plug it in, scan for codes, it seems like the same thing over and over again, and when you’ve got one eye on the clock, it’s easy to rush through a few steps to get from point “A” to point “B.”
Andrew Markel explains how a scan tool can be used to detect a leak in the exhaust manifold.
Students in the automotive technology program at Kalamazoo Valley are benefitting from the donation of two scan tools from Bosch Automotive Service Solutions.
Andrew Markel demonstrates how bidirectional controls on some scan tools can allow testing and diagnosis of the washer pump and several other components.
A scan tool is absolutely essential for diagnostics on today’s vehicles. You need a scan tool not only for diagnosing engine, emissions and transmission problems, but also for troubleshooting virtually any system that has electronic controls. A scan tool is needed not only for reading trouble codes, sensor PIDs and other system information, but also […]
In this quick clip, Dave goes over a case study that had everyone stumped.