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    VI. ELECTRICAL/ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS

    A. General Electrical System Diagnosis

    1A. Complete work order to include customer information, customer concerns, related service history, cause, and correction.
     
    1Identify and interpret electrical/electronic system concern; determine necessary action. P-1

    2 .Research applicable vehicle and service information, such as electrical/electronic system operation, vehicle service history, service precautions, and technical service bulletins. P-1

    3 Locate and interpret vehicle and major component identification numbers (VIN, vehicle certification labels, and calibration decals). P-1

    4. Diagnose electrical/electronic integrity for series, parallel and series-parallel circuits using principles of electricity (Ohm’s Law). P-1
     
    4-B. Diagnose electricall/electronic integrity for series, parallel and series-parallel circuits using principles of electricity (Ohm’s Law). P-1
     
    4-C. Diagnose electrical/electronic integrity for series, parallel and series-parallel circuits using principles of electricity (Ohm’s Law). P-1

    5 Use wiring diagrams during diagnosis of electrical circuit problems. P-1

    6A. Demonstrate the proper use of a digital multimeter (DMM) during diagnosis of electrical circuit problems including: Source voltage, voltage drop, current flow, and resistance.. P-1
     
    6B. Demonstrate the proper use of a digital multimeter (DMM) during diagnosis of electrical circuit problems including: Source voltage, voltage drop, current flow, and resistance.. P-1
     
    6C Demonstrate the proper use of a digital multimeter (DMM) during diagnosis of electrical circuit problems including: Source voltage, voltage drop, current flow, and resistance.. P-1
     
    6D.Demonstrate the proper use of a digital multimeter (DMM) during diagnosis of electrical circuit problems including: Source voltage, voltage drop, current flow, and resistance.. P-1

    7. Check electrical circuits with a test light; determine necessary action. P-2

    8.Measure source voltage and perform voltage drop tests in electrical/electronic circuits using a voltmeter; determine necessary action. P-1

    9. Measure current flow in electrical/electronic circuits and components using an ammeter; determine necessary action. P-1

    10. Check continuity and measure resistance in electrical/electronic circuits and components using an ohmmeter; determine necessary action. P-1

    11. Circuits using fused jumper wires; determine necessary action. P-2

    12-A. Locateshorts, grounds, opens, and resistance problems in electrical/electronic circuits; determine necessary action. P-1

     
    12-B. Locate shorts, grounds, opens, and resistance problems in electrical/electronic circuits; determine necessary action. P-1
     
    12-C, Locate shorts, grounds, opens, and resistance problems in electrical/electronic circuits; determine necessary action. P-1
     
    12-D. Locate shorts, grounds, opens, and resistance problems in electrical/electronic circuits; determine necessary action. P-1
     
    13. Measureand diagnose the cause(s) of excessive key-off battery drain (parasitic draw); determine necessary action. P-1

    14-A. Inspect and test fusible links, circuit breakers, and fuses; determine necessary action. P-1
     
    14-B.Inspect and test fusible links, circuit breakers, and fuses; determine necessary action. P-1
    14-C..Inspect and test fusible links, circuit breakers, and fuses; determine necessary action. P-1

    15-A. Inspect and test switches, connectors, relays, solid state devices, and wires of electrical/electronic circuits; perform necessary action. P-1
     
    15-B.Inspect and  test switches, connectors, relays, solid state devices, and wires of electrical/electronic circuits; perform necessary action. P-1
     
    15-C. Inspect and test switches, connectors, relays, solid state devices, and wires of electrical/electronic circuits; perform necessary action. P-1
     
    15-D.Inspect and test switches, connectors, relays, solid state devices, and wires of electrical/electronic circuits; perform necessary action. P-1
     
     15-E.   Inspect and test switches, connectors, relays, solid state devices, and wires of electrical/electronic circuits; perform necessary action. P-1
     
    16 Repair wiring harnesses and connectors. P-1
     
    16-A Repair wiringharnesses and connectors. P-1
     
    17. Perform solder repair of electrical wiring. P-1

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    B. Battery Diagnosis and Service


    1 Perform battery state-of-charge test; determine necessary action. P-1

    2. Perform battery capacity test; confirm proper battery capacity for vehicle application; determine necessary action. P-1

    3.Maintainor restore electronic memory functions. P-1

    4.Inspect, clean, fill, and replace battery. P-2

    5. Inspect slow/fast battery charge. P-2

    6. Inspect and clean battery cables, connectors, clamps, and hold-downs; repair or replace as needed. P-1

    7. Starta vehicle using jumper cables and a battery or auxiliary power supply. P-1

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    C. Starting System Diagnosis and Repair


    1. Performstarter current draw tests; determine necessary action. P-1

    2 Perform starter circuit voltage drop tests; determine necessary action. P-1

    3. Inspectand test starter relays and solenoids; determine necessary action.
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    4. Remove and install starter in a vehicle. P-1

    5. Inspect and test switches, connectors, and wires of starter control circuits; perform necessary action. P-2

    6. Differentiate between electrical and engine mechanical problems that cause a slow-crank or no-crank condition. P-2

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    D. Charging System Diagnosis and Repair


    1. Performcharging system output test; determine necessary action. P-1

    2. Diagnose charging system for the cause of undercharge, no-charge, and overcharge conditions. P-1

    3-A. Inspect, adjust, or replace generator (alternator) drive belts, pulleys, and tensioners; check pulley and belt alignment. P-2
     
    3-B.Inspect adjust, or replace generator (alternator) drive belts, pulleys, and tensioners; check pulley and belt alignment. P-2
     
    3-C.Inspect adjust, or replace generator (alternator) drive belts, pulleys, and tensioners; check pulley and belt alignment. P-2

    4. Inspect, inspect, and install generator (alternator). P-1

    5 Perform charging circuit voltage drop tests; determine necessary action. P-1

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    E. Lighting Systems Diagnosis and Repair


    1 Diagnose the cause of brighter than normal, intermittent, dim, or no light operation; determine necessary action. P-1

    2.Inspect replace, and aim headlights and bulbs. P-2

    3. Inspect and diagnose incorrect turn signal or hazard light operation; perform necessary action P-2
     
    4.Identify system voltage and asfety precautions associated with high intensity discharge headlights.
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    F. Gauges, Warning Devices, and Driver Information Systems Diagnosis and Repair


    1.Inspect and test gauges and gauge sending units for cause of intermittent, high, low, or no gauge readings; determine necessary action. P-1

    2.Inspect and test connectors, wires, and printed circuit boards of gauge circuits; determine necessary action. P-3

    3.Diagnose the cause of incorrect operation of warning devices and other driver information systems; determine necessary action. P-1

    4.Inspect and test sensors, connectors, and wires of electronic instrument circuits; determine necessary action. P-2

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    G. Horn and Wiper/Washer Diagnosis and Repair


    1. Diagnoseincorrect horn operation; perform necessary action. P-2

    2. Diagnose  incorrect wiper operation; diagnose wiper speed control and park problems; perform necessary action. P-2

    3. Diagnose  incorrect washer operation; perform necessary action. P-2

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    H. Accessories Diagnosis and Repair


    1. Diagnose incorrect operation of motor-driven accessory circuits; determine necessary action. P-2

    2. Diagnose incorrect heated glass operation; determine necessary action. P-3

    3. Diagnose incorrect electric lock operation; determine necessary action. P-2

    4. Diagnose incorrect operation of cruise control systems; determine necessary action. P-3

    5. Diagnose supplemental restraint system (SRS) concerns; determine necessary action. (Note: Follow manufacturer’s safety procedures to prevent accidental deployment.) P-2

    6. Disarm and enable the airbag system for vehicle service. P-1

    7. Diagnose radio static and weak, intermittent, or no radio reception; determine necessary action. P-3

    8. Remove and reinstall door panel. P-1

    9. Diagnose body electronic system circuits using a scan tool; determine necessary action. P-2

    10. Check for module communication errors using a scan tool. P-3

    11. Diagnose the cause of false, intermittent, or no operation of anti-theft system. P-2

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Last Modified on July 27, 2015