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Introduction to OBD2 and Electronic Vehicle Diagnostics
Including Introduction to Advanced Diagnostics

Saturday 1 June 2019

Full Day Course  

Time: 10H00

DLF Design Training Centre

Plot 569, Tier Rd, Zwavelpoort, Pretoria 0083 (DLF Design CC)

Training courses are usually scheduled for the first Saturday of every month. Additional courses can be scheduled on other dates if you have 3 or more students to register. You can book in advance for any scheduled date on the registration form, but bookings are only reserved on receipt of payment. 

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Introduction to OBD2 and Electronic Vehicle Diagnostics

"Introduction to OBD2 and Electronic Vehicle Diagnostics"


Electronic Vehicle Diagnostics

    1. ECU
    2. CAN 
    3. DTC’s
    4. Live Data
    5. Actuations
    6. Adaptations
    7. Service Resets
    8. Coding/Programming
    9. Key coding
    10. Chip tuning


    1. History
    2. DTC’s
    3. DTC formats
    4. Communication Protocols
    5. OBD2 Modes
    6. Freeze Frame Data
    7. Pending DTC’s
    8. Monitors/ Readiness tests
Advanced Diagnostics

    • How Faults are Detected
    • Monitoring Signals
    • Defining Circuit Faults
    • Component Locations
    • CAN Bus Diagnostics
    • Fault code interpretation


Who should attend this course ?  
This course is intended for anyone who needs an intro to modern diagnostics. 
So it is good for old school mechanics who want to get into the modern game. 
Anyone who wants a background in OBD2 , to understand what it can do for their own vehicles.
Anyone who is considering investing in a diagnostic machine for their workshop should definitely
do this course before spending any money.
This course is intended for technicians or mechanics who are actually going to do the work. 
Especially useful for beginners and anyone new to diagnostics.This course is focused on the basics of diagnostics and diagnostic equipment, what functions they can perform and what you can expect from them.

We will  present an attendance certificate after the full course.

R4500 / person