The On-Board Diagnostics Is In

On-Board Diagnostic System Check

Beyond your steering wheel lies the dashboard, called the On-Board Diagnostic system or OBD, that shows detailed information on your vehicle’s operation and performance. In short, it’s a uniformed system that allows the vehicle to monitor and communicate via the car’s internal computer system or ECM/PCM. OBD is essential in monitoring major engine functions, electrical condition, and measuring vehicle emissions. A qualified technician utilizes the vital information that is stored by OBD to help determine what mechanical or electrical processes have failed in order to repair a vehicle.

What Is OBD?

The Check Engine Light is Part of the OBD

On-Board Diagnostic System CheckSensors within the vehicle’s engine monitor and provide information to the vehicle’s computer to keep it performing optimally. The engine itself is a complex component and has many internal operations that work together in order to keep the vehicle moving forward. The internal [...]

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