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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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7G-DCT (724.0) Care & Maintenance

7G-DCT (724.0) Care & Maintenance

It’s strong, but needs some care to stay that way.

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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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StarTuned December 2017

StarTuned December 2017

In this issue: Cooling Fan Circuits; Control Unit Programming; Harness Repairs 2017; Recalibration of Driver-assist Technologies

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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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Ron Resnick

Ron Resnick

Rather than simply a trainer, Ron considers himself a coach/consultant, working with parts professionals in exploring ways to provide even faster, more accurate, and more affordable solutions for their wholesale and retail customers.

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StarTuned September 2017

StarTuned September 2017

In this issue: Individual Component Testing; Idle Quality; Alignment 2017; Fuel Tank

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