Method and device for interpreting events and outputting operating instructions in motor vehicles

  • US 6,859,695 B2
  • Filed: 02/16/2001
  • Issued: 02/22/2005
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/17/2000
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
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1. A method of performing an event interpretation and outputting an operating instruction in a motor vehicle system, comprising:

  • compiling event information with respect to a vehicle-relevant event from devices of the vehicle electronic system and vehicle sensor system;

    analyzing the event information by comparison with error codes of the devices stored in a database system and more extensive information regarding the error codes; and

    outputting the operating instruction to a driver as a function of the analyzed event information, wherein the operating instruction is a problem solving instruction for a driver action in response to the event information.

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