Articles by Dave Hobbs

Take a look at these practical tips for Automated Driver-Assistance Systems.
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What would you say if that new full-size Chevy truck you’re thinking about buying could run on only two out of eight cylinders?
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Take a look at this collection of tips and test techniques to help you handle the more routine HV and EV DTCs.
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Regarding operation and diagnostics, today, if you press a button to pop a SUV’s hatch, your switch is likely sending a LIN bus message to the BCM to broadcast another message on CAN to a lift gate module so it can activate an output driver circuit that provides the voltage to the hatch release solenoid.
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Do a little research on the multimeter in your toolbox and start using the meter tricks that help you with your diagnostics!
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Phantom electrical problems caused by EMI (Electro-Magnetic Interference) while somewhat rare, can lead to a great deal of frustration, misdiagnosis and customer dissatisfaction.
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Changing your customer’s oil is a more important service than you might imagine!
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If you’ve mastered the latest SFI / MPI low pressure return-less fuel systems but have not yet become comfortable with the latest high pressure GDI systems you are going to definitely want to continue on reading about the revolutionary fuel system that’s here to stay.
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