Electrical

XENTRY and OBD II – Go Deep

XENTRY and OBD II – Go Deep

We will explore the questions surrounding diagnostic equipment, including XENTRY, in an attempt to aid both the business owner and the learning technician.

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SAM I Am

SAM I Am

The data being shared on the CAN is useless until interpreted and utilized by a Signal Acquisition Module.

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The Electronic Accelerator Revisited

The Electronic Accelerator Revisited

An essential part of the drive-by-wire and CAN concepts, it was very well engineered to begin with, and is even better now. But you’ve got to know how it fits into the big picture.

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Control Unit Programming Now!

Control Unit Programming Now!

Reflashing, recalibrating, and marrying are now essentials of the auto service business. You need XENTRY!

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Cooling Fan Circuits

Cooling Fan Circuits

Does the fan come on at odd times, maybe not at all, or runs continuously? Here’s an overview of the functionality of engine cooling fans and their circuitry.

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Recalibration of Driver-Assist Technologies

Recalibration of Driver-Assist Technologies

Before returning the vehicle to your customer, here are tips to help you catch trouble codes that alert you to calibrate or reset them after repairs.

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Harness Repairs 2017

Harness Repairs 2017

Often, repairing a wiring harness makes more sense than replacing the whole thing. Mercedes-Benz makes it easy to do a high-quality, long-lasting job.

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Mercedes-Benz Classic Center

Mercedes-Benz Classic Center

A World-Class Preservation Facility for a World-Class Marque

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Individual Component Testing in Engine Management

Individual Component Testing in Engine Management

No interpretation from scan tools or OBD II, just data from “the horse’s mouth” on relays, switches, sensors, circuit voltage drops, etc.

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EVAP System Diagnosis

EVAP System Diagnosis

EVAP emissions sources are tricky to find. Here are a few tips to try before connecting that smoke machine.

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