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1. Diagnostic Status Report Basics

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This section provides details of the vehicle, systems scanned and report details

The Report Overview section contains:

  • Vehicle Details (VIN, Year, Make, Model, Fuel, and Mileage)
  • Systems Scanned – A list of the specific systems scanned
    • Standard SAE
      • Generic Emissions Diagnostics
    • Advanced OEM Scan
      • Anti-Lock Brake (ABS)
      • Body Control Module (BCM)
      • Engine Control Module (ECM)
      • Supplemental Restraint System (SRS)
      • Transmission Control Module (TCM)
  • Report Details (Report Date/Time, Report ID, etc.)


This section provides a quick snapshot through icons of the scanned results.  It also provides a summary and lists any exceptions that have been flagged.

The Diagnostic Summary section contains:

  • Exception Status
  • Dash Lights (Check Engine Light and other dash Lights)
  • DTC Summary
  • Emission Overview
  • Exception Summary


This section provides the detailed results of the DTC reset, DTC codes and the emissions test results.

The Diagnostic Detail section contains:

  • Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) Reset Information
  • Emission Test Results (SRS)
  • DTC
    • Code – The specific DTC identified
    • Definition – OEM specific DTC definition
    • Status (current, pending, permanent)
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