2- 18. GENERAL (Contd)
(4) Use test instruments or gauges to help determine and isolate problem.
(5) Always isolate the system where the malfunction occurs and then locate the defective component.
(6) Use standard automotive theories and principles when troubleshooting the vehicles covered in this
e. The STE/ICE-R is an integral part of these troubleshooting procedures. It should be used whenever
possible, although other options are given when available. The Vehicle Identification Number MN)
assigned to the ECV vehicles is 2104 is the temporary VIN). On page 2-557, you will find information on
STEKE-R description and operation. Use this information to become familiar with STEKE-R operation
and the equipment contained in the test set. On page 2-537, you will find STE/ICE-R setup and internal
checks. These must be performed prior to performing tests.