System and method for testing the integrity of a vehicle testing/diagnostic system

  • US 8,355,837 B2
  • Filed: 05/16/2011
  • Issued: 01/15/2013
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/18/2005
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. An integrity testing system for testing the integrity of a vehicle testing/diagnostic system that is capable of communicating with an on-board diagnostic system of a vehicle, the integrity testing system comprising:

  • an integrity testing connector that interfaces with a vehicle testing/diagnostic system;

    a receiving module that receives, via the integrity testing connector, signals from the vehicle testing/diagnostic system;

    a determination module that determines, based on the signals received by the receiving module, whether the vehicle testing/diagnostic system is capable of communicating with an on-board diagnostic system of the vehicle via one or more predetermined communications protocols; and

    a results module that conveys determinations of the determination module to a user.

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