What is Marine Engine Diagnostics?

Marine Engine Diagnostics is the analysis of the engine’s integrated in computer system. This is done by connecting to the engine’s Electronic Control Module (ECM). The computer systems and software program we make use of has an adapter special to the engine manufacture to provide valuable details pertaining to the engines’ history. By linking right into the ECM we can learn useful info concerning your possible purchase. By doing engine analysis scans this allows the surveyor to verify important details such as the actual engine hours, the RPM run history so we understand just how the engines have been operated during their life, current engine fault codes along with historic fault codes. Engine diagnostics offers beneficial details relating to the engine’s history to far better allow our clients to make an informed choice prior to the acquisition of the vessel. On inboard powered boats our innovative software has the capability to actually record the engines efficiency during the sea test. This enables our surveys to verify the helm gauges accuracy and also obtain precise details on the engine’s efficiency when sea trialing. Engine diagnostics is available as an extra option combined with an aquatic study on all gasoline inboard and also most outboard engines providing the engines are ECM equipped.

Outboard Engine Diagnostics

Sun Coast Marine Surveying now supplies engine diagnostics checks on all outboard as well as jet ski engines. The diagnostics software attaches into the engines electronic control module and eneables our property surveyors to veryify engine hours, RPM run history, fault codes and also in some cases solution background. This important details assists the customer in making a notified decision when buying a vessel with outboards or a jet ski. This is an optional solution used only combined with an aquatic study on a vessel.

Outboard Engine Diagnostics Screen Shots

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Diacom supports MerCruiser, Mercury Outboards, Volvo Penta, lndmar, Pleasurecraft Marine, Crusader, Ilmor, Marine Power, Kodiak, Flagship Marine, GM RamJet Engines and more…

The Diacom PC based diagnostic system provides you the power and adaptability you require to troubleshoot today’s innovative marine EFI systems. Diacom Marine sustains the widest series of engines in the market supplying remarkable insurance coverage in a single analysis device. Harness the power of your Windows based note pad or netbook PC to diagnose EFI system issues rapidly and also properly.

  • Productivity equals profitability.
    Utilize the computer toughness of sector typical note pad PCs to identify EFI mistakes in less time.
  • Stay compatible and competitive.
    Easily accessibility CD based service details, exchange engine data online, totally free yourself from committed diagnostic devices and also take advantage of the current note pad PC technology.
PC Diagnostic Power

Diacom Marine is an effective Windows based diagnostic tool that is transforming aquatic engine service. With sophisticated engine control systems now typical on nearly all gas inboard, sterndrive as well as outboard engines, you need a solution device that identifies issues quickly and precisely. Diacom unlocks the power of your notebook or netbook computer and provides modern features that merely leave other diagnostic devices in it’s wake.

You Spoke, We Listened

We started with a blank display and also developed Diacom Marine from scratch with your feedback as well as ideas in mind. Nevertheless, that recognizes much better than you when it pertains to obtaining your work done? Over the past decade we’ve collected a wealth of knowledge from the marine service professionals and also car dealerships we support. This gave our engineers fairly a shopping list of functions to consider. Many thanks to your input, Diacom has actually been made more instinctive, more structured, and extra visible, so you can complete all of your work in less time.

Internet Connectivity

Possibilities are the Internet has actually already altered the method you engage with your clients and distributors. Currently it will certainly change the method you repair. Diacom was designed to be Internet “mindful” as well as offers features that enable the simple Diacom Kit Configurations exchange of information with other events. Diacom can additionally convert engine information into styles quickly checked out by other popular computer programs such as Microsoft Excel and Access.

Big Screen, Huge Advantage

Screens have never ever been bigger and brighter. Diacom makes the most of your computer’s extensive display and shows you the “Big Picture” of what’s occurring. Now you can spend less time pressing scanner switches, scrolling with listings of parameters, and more time seeing what your EFI numbers mean. Diacom’s information display can be conveniently tailored permitting you to check out each EFI system type in a manner in which finest suits your preference. Throw in attributes such as side-by-side twin engine display screens, instant pop-up charts, enlarged specification home windows, extensive information videotaping abilities, report printing, and you’ll see why more aquatic professionals are choosing Diacom than ever.

The Electronic Information Age

Every one of those years of exploring stacks of service handbooks and technological publications are lastly ending. The majority of manufacturer’s now supply engine solution details on CDs which can be conveniently browsed and also updated. Diacom has been created to seamlessly access this details, showing it effortlessly as well as properly when you need it most. Merely click any kind of trouble code in Diacom’s display screen to introduce the service information feature.

Tests Made to Order

The marine sector’s ever before raising range of EFI systems unfortunately implies that tests created for one kind of engine control system most likely won’t put on other systems. Diacom’s versatile “Tests” display is made to automatically configure itself for the EFI system under investigation. Utilizing Windows ActiveX shows innovation, this function streamlines your job by displaying and also delivering the unique set of examinations that put on the certain system you are fixing.

Special Functions

As a factory authorized dealership you recognize the worth of having the most recent service modern technology at your fingertips. Working closely with marine engine suppliers, we have actually included specialized EFI system functions2 right into Diacom Marine. Currently factory accredited solution facilities can make use of a single integrated analysis program to not just repair however additionally execute system upgrades and memory updates electronically in simply minutes. ECM exchanges can currently be decreased and most of the times totally eliminated.

For More Information

To obtain a comprehensive list of features and information about Diacom Marine as well as other Rinda Technologies products, please visit our website at Product specialists can also be reached in the USA and Canada by calling 773-736-6633.

Diacom Kit Configurations

94010 – Diacom Marine: includes Diacom
CD, USB cable, #94005 MEFI and
#94006 PCM-555 adapters.

94030 – Diacom Marine + CAN: includes
Diacom CD, USB cable, #94005 MEFI
and #94006 PCM-555 and 94029 CAN
network adapters.

System requirements

To use Diacom, you need:

  • Notebook or Netbook PC with 1 Ghz or higher processor.
  • Microsoft Windows 7, Windows Windows Vista, Windows XP (both 32bit and 64bit versions of Win 7 / Vista are supported)
  • 512 MB of RAM minimum
  • 150 MB or greater of available hard disk space.
  • CD-ROM drive
  • USB port.
  • SVGA (800 x 600) or higher resolution display screen.
  • Mouse, touchpad, or compatible pointing device.

Additional items or services required to use certain features:

  • Internet connection for email and web related features.
  • Appropriate document viewing utilities such as Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Internet Explorer to view electronic service information.
  • Diacom special functions require usage authorization and data files supplied by engine manufacturers.

1. Engine service manuals in electronic format must be obtained from the engine and /or vehicle manufacturers.

2. Usage restrictions apply based upon dealer type and status. Diacom special functions vary with EFI system type and engine manufacturer.

Please note all specifications are subject to change without notice. Photos and screen images shown may differ based upon product version or other factors. Information presented in this document is believed to be accurate. Responsibility for errors, omissions information or results from the use of this information cannot be assumed by Rinda Technologies, Inc.

Thermal imaging is another important part of marine surveys.  Our surveys include this service.