Misc Index

Index Of Ignition Control Module (ICM) Tests For Ford

Index Of Ignition Control Module (ICM) Tests For Ford

This index will help you find the test tutorials to test the ignition control module on the Ford vehicles listed below: 2.9L V6 Bronco 1986-1991: How To Test The Ford Ignition Control Module (Distributor...   read more >>

How To Test 2-Wire Coil-On-Plug (COP) Ignition Coils

How To Test  2-Wire Coil-On-Plug (COP) Ignition Coils

There are two main types of Direct Ignition Systems used on all of the cars and trucks on the road today: Coil Pack Type. Coil-On-Plug. And this type can be divided into the three obvious types you'll see on the road today:...   read more >>

The Basics Of Testing A Mass Air Flow (MAF) Sensor

The Basics Of Testing A Mass Air Flow (MAF) Sensor

A MAF sensor can be tested without a scan tool. How? With a digital multimeter. Yes, a digital multimeter can be used in testing the Mass Air Flow (MAF) sensor. In this article I am going to briefly explain the three basic multimeter tests that...   read more >>

Fast and Easy On Car BAD Alternator Diagnostic Test

Fast and Easy On Car BAD Alternator Diagnostic Test

This is the EASIEST on car test for testing a bad alternator! If you've been wondering how to test the alternator on your car, this is the test to do. It'll help you to diagnose a bad alternator in a pinch. It's a fast test and more importantly...   read more >>

The LED Light Test Tool And How To Make One

The LED Light Test Tool And How To Make One

The LED is an automotive LED with a built in resistor. I soldered extra wires and added the alligator clips. This has been my go-to tool for a lot of the activation signal tests I perform! The LED is polarity specific. This means that voltage...   read more >>

How To Test The 1990-1994 Lexus LS400 MAF Sensor

How To Test The 1990-1994 Lexus LS400 MAF Sensor

This tutorial will help you test the MAF sensor of the 1990, 1991, 1992, and 1994 Lexus LS400. This MAF sensor can be easily and accurately tested with a multimeter that can read Hertz frequency. This tutorial was originally written in 2009...   read more >>

No Start Testing And Diagnostic Basics

No Start Testing And Diagnostic Basics

The two most common causes of a no-start condition, in my experience, are a lack of fuel or a lack of spark. This article will shed some light on the most basic steps that you have to take in diagnosing a CRANKS, BUT DOES NOT START condition. To...   read more >>

How To Test The 1998 Volvo S70 MAF Sensor With A Multimeter

How To Test The 1998 Volvo S70 MAF Sensor With A Multimeter

This tutorial will help you test the MAF sensor of the 1998 Volvo S70 using only a multimeter. This MAF sensor test is easy and will accurately help you to find out if the MAF sensor is defective or not. This tutorial was originally written...   read more >>

How To Bench Test A Starter Motor (Step by Step)

How To Bench Test A Starter Motor (Step by Step)

Bench testing the starter is the most effective way to find out if the starter motor is in fact bad. This is an easy test that you can accomplish yourself without having to take the starter motor to AutoZone or O'Reilly Auto Parts or Pepboys Auto...   read more >>

How To Test The MAF Sensor (1992-1993 3.0L Toyota Camry)

How To Test The MAF Sensor (1992-1993 3.0L Toyota Camry)

Testing the vane air flow (VAF) sensor of the 1992-1993 3.0L Toyota Camry can be done easily and accurately using only a multimeter. That's right, you'll be able to find out if the vane air flow sensor is defective or not. NOTE: I'll be...   read more >>