I'm bringing up the typical car battery because I want to talk about the relationship of batteries and cooling systems. What's that? You say you're not aware of any relationship between the two? Maybe that’s because you weren’t told why it can exist.
Like the doctor you rely on to keep you healthy and safe, your customer relies on you to advise them on the state of health of their automobile. Here are a few thoughts on what you should be checking on each and every car you touch.
To assist our customers in elevating the performance of their repair facility, asTech™ now offers full service, end to end repair solutions that include remote diagnostic scanning and in-shop mobile electronic repair services.
We use wiring diagrams in many of our diagnostics, but if we are not careful, they can sometimes lead us to make decisions that are not accurate, which can lead to wasted diagnostic time, unnecessary parts costs for the replacing parts that are not defective, and sometimes even missing a simple repair.
One topic we’re not hearing nearly as much about is how to determine if a vehicle is equipped with ADAS and the damage analysis process for identifying if there is damage to one, or more, of these systems.
I recently heard two men whom I respect very much jokingly refer to technicians who were using a new diagnostic method I’d never heard of before – Statistical Diagnostics. The term references what seems to be an increasingly common trend, and a great topic for this month’s Tech Corner!
So, what damages the cat? Well, engine misfires can lead to overheating and potential meltdown of the substrate. It can be contaminated by silicone sealants (or liquid spray), coolant leaks into the combustion chamber that coat the strata, excessive oil steam blow, and more
The current clamp is used to measure the electron current in one wire at a time, the preferred method, but it can also be used to measure more than one wire at a time provided the direction of electron current in each wire is known.
The plan is a case study in continuous improvement. Every step of the repair process was broken down, analyzed and reﬁned to create the most efﬁcient and proﬁtable business model in the industry today.
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