Hands-On Diagnostic Simulation CD-ROM for Cox's Introduction to On-Board Diagnostics II / Edition 1

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The Introduction to On-Board Diagnostics II (OBDII): Hands-On Diagnostic Simulation CD-ROM utilizes an interactive approach to lead users through ten trouble-code scenarios (problems). Users will have to choose what tool, meter, scope, scanner, or other diagnostic aid to use as they proceed through specific troubleshooting sequences. The CD allows users to learn "quick hit" troubleshooting tricks, and learn how to diagnose problems even when there is no stored OBDII trouble code. In addition, the users will learn how to diagnose and solve problems in situations when the trouble code is set by a basic mechanical fault rather than a failure of the indicated component. These real-time, interactive practice exercises effectively simulate the use of actual test equipment so that users learn to choose the appropriate diagnostic aid for effective troubleshooting.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781418012212
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 10/4/2005
  • Series: Automotive Multimedia Solutions Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Product dimensions: 5.30 (w) x 7.50 (h) x 0.60 (d)

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Roy has been a part of the automotive service industry for 40 years. He is a member of SAE International. As a technician, he is an ASE Certified Triple Master plus L-1, and was inducted into the ASIA Technicians┬┐ Hall of Fame in 1996. He is also a certified locksmith. He began his career as a mechanic in a small, family-owned repair shop in Washington, D.C. In 1964, they did road service in the old-fashioned way, dispatching a mechanic in a jeep, not a tow truck, and getting most of the cars started on the roadside. Since then, Roy has worn many hats, including dealership service technician, assistant service manager, road tester, quality control specialist, automotive instructor and program head at a community college. He is co-author of The 300,000 Mile Car, published by Thomson Delmar Learning. For the last 14 years, Roy has worked in Automotive Services at AAA┬┐s National Offices, and has continued to change hats. Today, he is Manager of Technical Training and Research, responsible for the towing manual, lockout manual, and training for emergency road service providers, as well as managing the onsite AAA Car Care Plus Center, which provides auto repairs and maintenance for AAA National Office employees.
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