If you are doing a job on a vehicle with an electronic parking brake, you will need a scan tool to perform diagnostics.
Let’s focus our attention today on one small facet of the technology inside modern vehicles: Adaptations.
Nissan uses two accelerator pedal position (APP) sensors to transmit a throttle position command.
Many automotive systems today rely on software. Should that software develop errors, which can happen from something like a low battery or when a learn procedure is interrupted, it can cause all sorts of odd electrical problems that can be difficult to troubleshoot. If you’ve got such a problem, try doing a battery cable reset; it just might do the trick.
Honda owners might complain that when they shift into park and shut off the engine, that the power mode stays in On or Accessory. Honda says the culprit could be a misadjusted shift cable. If the shift cable is not adjusted properly, it puts pressure on the shift lever, keeping the park pin switch from opening. The power control unit needs the park pin switch position input to switch the power mode to Vehicle Off (Lock).
Students in the Automotive Technology program at Indiana’s Ivy Tech Community College’s Kokomo Campus will have the benefit of dismantling and reassembling five late-model vehicles thanks to a recent donation by Subaru of Indiana Automotive (SIA) in Lafayette, IN.
A Florida woman was thankful to walk away without injury after her vehicle’s brakes went out due to negligence on the part of her local repair shop. Keep reading for the details.