When troubleshooting Europe On-Board Diagnostic (Euro-OBD) vehicles, the vehicle must be connected to an OBD scan tool (complying with ISO 15765-4). Various data output from the vehicle's ECM can then be read. Euro-OBD regulations require that the vehicle's on-board computer illuminate the Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) on the instrument panel when the computer detects a malfunction in:
When a malfunction cannot be confirmed by checking DTCs, troubleshooting should be performed on all circuits that are possible causes of the problem. However, in most cases, performing the basic engine check shown below can help you find the problem quickly and efficiently. Always perform this check first when troubleshooting the engine.