LIN COMMUNICATION SYSTEM HOW TO PROCEED WITH TROUBLESHOOTING

Tech Tips


  • Use the following procedure to troubleshoot the LIN communication system.


  • *: Use the intelligent tester.


  1. VEHICLE BROUGHT TO WORKSHOP


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  2. CUSTOMER PROBLEM ANALYSIS


    • In troubleshooting, confirm that the problem symptoms have been accurately identified. Preconceptions should be discarded in order to make an accurate judgment. To clearly understand what the problem symptoms are, it is extremely important to ask the customer about the problem and the conditions at the time the malfunction occurred.

    • Gather as much information as possible for reference. Past problems that seem unrelated may also help in some cases.

    • The following 5 items are important points in problem analysis:

    What Vehicle model, system name
    When Date, time, occurrence frequency
    Where Road conditions
    Under what conditions? Driving conditions, weather conditions
    How did it happen? Problem symptoms

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  3. INSPECT AUXILIARY BATTERY VOLTAGE


    1. Measure the auxiliary battery voltage.

      Standard Voltage
      11 to 14 V

      If the voltage is below 11 V, recharge or replace the auxiliary battery before proceeding to the next step.


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  4. CHECK COMMUNICATION FUNCTION OF LIN COMMUNICATION SYSTEM*


    1. Using the intelligent tester, inspect the LIN communication function to ensure there are no malfunctions in the communication system Click here.

      Result
      Result Proceed to
      DTC is not output A
      DTC is output B

      B
      A
  5. PROBLEM SYMPTOMS TABLE


    1. Refer to Problem Symptoms Table Click here.

      Result
      Result Proceed to
      Fault is not listed in Problem Symptoms Table A
      Fault is listed in Problem Symptoms Table B

      B
      A
  6. OVERALL ANALYSIS AND TROUBLESHOOTING*


    1. Terminals of ECU Click here

    2. Data List / Active Test Click here


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  7. REPAIR OR REPLACE


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  8. CONFIRMATION TEST


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