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Always perform automotive testing in a safe environment.
Wear safety eye protection that meets ANSI standards.
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For your own safety and the safety of others, and to prevent
damage to the equipment and vehicles upon which it is used, it is
important that the safety instructions presented throughout this
manual be read and understood by all persons operating or
coming into contact with the equipment.
There are various procedures, techniques, tools, and parts for
servicing vehicles, as well as in the skill of the individual doing the
work. Because of the vast number of test applications and
variations in the products that can be tested with this instrument,
we cannot possibly anticipate or provide advice or safety
messages to cover every situation.
It is the automotive technician’s responsibility to be knowledgeable
of the system being tested. It is essential to use proper service
methods and test procedures. It is important to perform tests in
an appropriate and acceptable manner that does not endanger
your safety, the safety of others in the work area, the equipment
being used, or the vehicle being tested.
Before using the equipment, always refer to and follow the safety
messages and applicable test procedures provided by the
manufacturer of the vehicle or equipment being tested. Use the
equipment only as described in this manual. Read, understand,
and follow all safety messages and instructions in this manual.
Keep clothing, hair, hands, tools, test equipment, etc.
away from all moving or hot engine parts.
Operate the vehicle in a well ventilated work area, for
exhaust gases are poisonous.
Put the transmission in PARK (for automatic transmission)
or NEUTRAL (for manual transmission) and make sure the
parking brake is engaged.
Put blocks in front of the drive wheels and never leave the
vehicle unattended while testing.
Be extra cautious when working around the ignition coil,
distributor cap, ignition wires and spark plugs. These
components create hazardous voltages when the engine is
Keep a fire extinguisher suitable for gasoline, chemical, and
electrical fires nearby.
Do not connect or disconnect any test equipment while the
ignition is on or the engine is running.
Keep the test equipment dry, clean, free from oil, water or
grease. Use a mild detergent in a clean cloth to clean the
outside of the equipment as necessary.
Do not drive the vehicle and operate the test equipment at
the same time. Any distraction may cause an accident.
Refer to the service manual for the vehicle being serviced
and adhere to all diagnostic procedures and precautions.
Failure to do so may result in personal injury or damage to
the test equipment.
To avoid damaging the test equipment or generating false
data, make sure the vehicle battery is fully charged and the
connection to the vehicle DLC is clean and secure.
Do not place the test equipment on the distributor of the
vehicle. Strong electro-magnetic interference can damage
Safety messages are provided to help prevent personal injury and
equipment damage. All safety messages are introduced by a
signal word indicating the hazard level.
All information, specifications and illustrations in this manual are
based on the latest information available at the time of printing.
Autel reserves the right to make changes at any time without notice.
No part of this manual may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval
system or transmitted, in any form or by any means, electronic,
mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the
prior written permission of Autel.