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Computer Diagnostics

Posted by garfieldandcanalservice on September 19, 2017 at 10:35 PM

Question: If a technician hooks my car up to a computer that spits out the problem, why should I pay for that?

Answer: Well, it doesn’t quite work that way. A diagnostic computer is typically a handheld device that plugs into a service port on the car and allows the technician to view the same data that the computer accesses. The diagnosis does not pop up on the screen, however. The technician must read voltages, va...

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