Automotive diagnostic and remedial process

  • US 8,019,503 B2
  • Filed: 06/28/2007
  • Issued: 09/13/2011
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/28/2007
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method of processing vehicle diagnostic data to identify likely vehicle fix(s) associated with the diagnostic data and identifying a repair procedure(s) for correcting the likely fix(s), the process comprising:

  • receiving at a remote database a combined set of vehicle diagnostic data downloaded to a scan tool from a vehicle onboard computer, the database being arranged as possible individual fix(s) corresponding to a particular combined set of vehicle diagnostic data;

    prioritizing the possible vehicle fix(s) solely in accordance with ranked matches of the received combined set of diagnostic data to the combined set of diagnostic data stored in a prior experience database, the prior experience database having an identified fix associated with each stored combined set of diagnostic data, the fix associated with the highest ranked stored combined set of diagnostic data being identified as the most likely fix; and

    mapping the most likely fix to an associated repair procedure for the most likely fix.

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