Scan Tools Revisited: What’s the PCM Seeing and Doing?

by | Jan 2012 | 4 comments

These wonderful diagnostic devices have been around since the early '80s. The best pro-level versions are incredibly powerful now, but there are much less expensive specimens that are very practical, too.

by Henry P. Olsen
The PCM (Powertrain Contr...

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4 Comments

  1. fernando

    This article is very clear. It tells the best selection on diagnostic tool in accordance with my shop necesity.
    regards
    fernando ramos, lima, peru

    • mastertechmag

      Our editorial staff is gratified that you found the scan tool article helpful.

      Thank you for your interest in MTO. We appreciate our readers!

  2. fernando

    This article is very clear. It tells the best selection on diagnostic tool in accordance with my shop necesity.
    regards
    fernando ramos, lima, peru

    • mastertechmag

      Our editorial staff is gratified that you found the scan tool article helpful.

      Thank you for your interest in MTO. We appreciate our readers!

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4 Comments

  1. fernando

    This article is very clear. It tells the best selection on diagnostic tool in accordance with my shop necesity.
    regards
    fernando ramos, lima, peru

    • mastertechmag

      Our editorial staff is gratified that you found the scan tool article helpful.

      Thank you for your interest in MTO. We appreciate our readers!

  2. fernando

    This article is very clear. It tells the best selection on diagnostic tool in accordance with my shop necesity.
    regards
    fernando ramos, lima, peru

    • mastertechmag

      Our editorial staff is gratified that you found the scan tool article helpful.

      Thank you for your interest in MTO. We appreciate our readers!

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