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Automotive Electrical Diagnosis: Establishing a Process

Supplementary Resources

  • offers alternate troubleshooting methods for electrical repairs of all sorts.  Inexpensive, extremely hard to find books on strategies to use in electrical repair can be found. 
  • Larry Carley offers some tips on basic automotive electrical diagnosis.
  • Motor Age magazine always offers examples of cars that had electrical problems and were repaired.  They often include scope patterns and voltmeter readings that you can take to class and put to use.
  • Article explains one diagnostic repair process, along with the types of readings you would expect from a digital volt-ohmmeter on common switches, diodes, relays, potentiometers and ground points.