Today’s modern vehicles contain over $8,000 worth of electronic controls replacing the much easier to understand and diagnose mechanical controls of yesterday. Take our quick quiz to test your understanding of voltage drops in today’s electrical circuits and get an edge on the next tech!
In this tip clip excerpt, trainer Dave Scaler talks about Nissan Infiniti electronic throttle control systems. When we talk about Nissan Infiniti vehicles, one of the most common repairs in debate today surrounds the Fly By Wire or Electronic Throttle Control. Electronic throttle control system on a Nissan Infiniti vehicle is problematic. What we’re going to do is take a look, not only to see how it works, but to see what breaks, and what we can do about fixing it.
As you know, for many years in our industry we have used a compression gauge to assist us in diagnosing mechanical problems. Well, today, electronics have vastly improved the techniques we can use to analyze in cylinder mechanical problems. See if your up to speed on diagnostic procedures using a pressure transducer.
Although most technicians today have heard of mode $06, many are not familiar with what it is and how it can help them in their diagnostics. Find out where you stand with Mode $06 by checking out this quick quiz.
In this excerpt from Mark DeKoster’s new thoroughly detailed breakdown of today’s Ford Enhanced EVAP Systems, learn the difference between the current emission standards, and what your shop needs to do to comply, along with analysis of stubborn EVAP codes, how they are set, and how to diagnose.
If you are turning imports away because your techs lack the training and expertise to diagnose and repair these vehicles, then you are missing out on a significant portion of the repair market. Dave Scaler from the Mechanics Education Association (MEA) can help you take on tough problems on the most popular imports on the road today.