Methods to Achieve Nationwide Automotive Diagnostic Testing 730204

The methods to achieve standardization of automotive diagnostic testing are the subject of this paper. Current diagnostic technology is described by definition and example. The requirements for nationwide implementation of diagnostic testing is analyzed and a preliminary system concept for a standardized diagnostic center is presented. The benefits of such a system are discussed and some future recommendations given. The paper excludes any specific detailed economic tradeoffs which must be done regarding the distribution of centers for optimum consumer travel expense.


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