As any automotive technician understands, the world of car technology is now fully computerized. This series provides a basic working knowledge of automotive computer systems and the ins and outs of OBD-II diagnostics.
Students will absorb lessons in computer system operation, trouble codes, scan tools, and repair procedures. Ford, GM, Chrysler, and other makes are discussed, while hybrid engine technology is also addressed.
Videos can stand alone or as a series for both beginning automotive students and more advanced classes. Available in DVD format only. 15 to 24 minutes each. 2008. Can purchase separately for $89.95. The complete 4-part series for $359.80.
- Automotive Computer System Operation – Shows students how to analyze scan-tool data retrieved from OBD II vehicles.
- Computer On-Board Diagnostics – Explains the general operation and many of the fine points of on-board diagnostic systems.
- Automotive Computer System Service – Shows students how to use a scan-tool to diagnose car system problems, covering specific topics such as pinpoint tests; active sensor service for oxygen, magnetic, knock, and light or solar sensors; and many more.
- Scanning Automotive Computer Problems – Provides a helpful overview in the proper use of the OBD-II scan tool.