2013 Subaru Impreza No Start
Here is a case study I have just completed on a Subaru with a crank no start problem, I hope this helps.
Another great learning lesson, thank you Bernie!
This is absolutely a great lesson. Thanks for the video.
Thanks Bernie...a great case study on properly testing the vehicles ground system. Im thinking that if the shop had tested the grounds going to the original PCM they might have been able to find the problem before a costly PCM replacement.
Bernie, it looked like the led on the bob was green , showing a ground, i would think it would not be light, explain
This may help answer your question.
Richard The scan tool is plugged on to the BOB. The scan tool connects pin 4 and pin 5 on the DLC connection. So at this time pin 4 has a good ground.
thanks that makes sense
Thanks for the diagnostic walk through it served as a reminder for me to observe the BOB's LED's before connecting the scan tool. I had a similar Subaru issue once, can't recall all the details, didn't get a fix because the customer pulled the plug on the deal, car wasn't worth fixing. The LED's on the BOB were dim, connect the scanner and they brightened to normal. In relatively short order I…
Thank you Bernie. Good job. Have a blessed and safe week to you and your family.
Thanks Bernie, your case studies continue to make me a better technician by maximizing my understanding and use of the ATS tools.