By Topic

Less sizzle, more beef for Detroit in '86: Increasing electronic content in 1986 models represents serious functions like transmission, engine, and antitheft controls, antilock braking, and diagnostics

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$33 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

1 Author(s)

To offset potential servicing problems resulting from increased electronic content in their cars, General Motors Co., Ford Motor Co., and Chrysler Corp. are giving high priority to both on-board diagnostics-often an integral part of overall dashboard instrumentation-and highly versatile electronic maintenance aids for their dealers. These also obviate the need for major electronics training for automotive technicians. New diagnostic features are described, and it is shown how advances in electronics are being used for speed control, braking, transmission control, and theft prevention.

Published in:

IEEE Spectrum  (Volume:22 ,  Issue: 10 )