The CAN Test Box gives you easy access to the 16 pins of the diagnostic connector that is fitted to all modern vehicles. Depending on the configuration of the vehicle, this may allow you to check power, ground and CAN bus signal quality.
The CAN Test Box has a 2.5 metre (8 foot) cable so that you can work in a convenient location away from the diagnostic connector, and an additional pass-through connector so that you can hook up your scan tool at the same time as your scope.
This month we have an interesting case study for you. Hopefully this will give those of you who haven’t tackled CAN signals the confidence to give it a try. To make connections easier why not invest in the CAN Test Box?
Audi TT Quattro CAN Bus Fault. A 2001 Audi TT Quattro arrived in the workshop. The customer was complaining of an intermittent ESP light. For the full story…
If you own, or are thinking of buying, a Pico Automotive Diagnostics Kit, you mustn’t miss ourEngine Management Diagnostics course. This two-day course introduces the basic working principles of engine management systems, component testing and system diagnostics using oscilloscopes. The course is split between class-based theory sessions and practical demonstrations in a workshop using the Pico Automotive Diagnostics Kit, together with plenty of hands-on experience with our kit. The course runs several times a year around the UK, and we currently have the following dates available:
City College Birmingham, Birmingham
20-21 October 2009
City of Bristol College, Bristol
10-11 November 2009
These courses are popular, so book your course now!
6-7 October 2009
13-18 October 2009
Parc des expositions Paris-Nord, France
17-18 November 2009
Sandown Park, Surrey
Due to our continuing growth, we have vacancies for the following positions:
We look forward to hearing from you if you want to be part of a growing company at the leading edge of test equipment design.
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Thanks to our continuing success and growth Pico are always seeking talented people to join our company.
Please visit http://pico.jobs/ to see our current vacancies. We look forward to hearing from you!
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