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CAN bus Troubleshooting Training

The CAN bus Troubleshooting Training is an online course intended to give technical professionals working with Controller Area Network (CAN) based systems the skills they need to diagnose and repair CAN related issues and restore the system to its original working function.

This course gives a high-level overview of the CAN technology and dives deep into troubleshooting procedures and techniques to diagnose CAN.

Course Objectives – What you’ll learn

 After completing this training, individuals will be better prepared to:

The fundamentals of CANbus and focus on the physical layer

Use a Digital Multimeter to diagnose and repair issues with CAN wiring

Help technicians decide a new Electronic Control Unit (ECU)/electronic components is needed

Create and execute a plan of action to troubleshoot complex CAN systems


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This course includes

Instant access to on-demand videos

Access from anywhere in the world!

30-day access to course material

Certificate of Completion

Instructor available to answer questions about the material

The Course Modules

The course is a balance between theory and working knowledge. Download course outline.

Module 1

The background and theory on Controller Area Network systems. Get Free Lesson here

Intro to Networks & CAN

Intro Standards & Layers

CAN Topology

Module 2

The day-to-day tools of the trade. Reading diagrams and performing electrical troubleshooting.

CAN Wiring Overview

CAN System Diagrams

CAN Electrical Overview

Module 3

Real-world take on isolating CAN faults and diagnosing the wiring and electrical system.

Isolating CAN Faults

Wiring Diagnostic

Advanced Diagnostics

Benefits of the CAN bus training:

  • Engineers & Technicians: improving your skills and being able to better diagnose and repair CAN bus issues can improve your job performance and lead to better career growth and opportunities. The typical electrical training courses only briefly, if at all, explain the techniques to troubleshoot CAN. This course provides detailed actionable steps so you can get the job done!
  • Managers: our online course ensure consistent training for the entire team of engineers and technicians. As you know a well-trained team can reduce repair time, reduce unnecessary component replacements due to bad diagnostic.  Your customers will be happier with your faster and better service and reduced repair time, which in turn may translate into more repeat customers and more profits for the business. Consider adding our online course to your company’s education curriculum!

What Students Say

“Instruction regularly grounded content to real world examples, problems and situations”

Senior Engineer

“Great teaching style. Thanks!”


“I liked the fact that the materials could be used in many real world examples.”


About the Instructor

Igor S. Ramos, CANbus Academy Founder & Chief Engineer

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Mr. Ramos has over 10 years of experience in New Product Introduction. Prior to founding CANbus Academy, he was the Technical Leader for Caterpillar’s Asphalt Paver product line. Additionally, for 9 years, Igor held a variety of design roles, including software architect for Caterpillar’s hybrid excavator and research & development engineer. Mr. Ramos is a disruptive thinker with several published patents.

Igor has both office and shop-floor experience, where he would often roll up his sleeves and tear-up the electrical systems of machines, cutting and splicing wires, to troubleshooting and fix experimental and production CAN networks.

Igor holds a Management degree from the Missouri University and a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois.  Igor is a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt by the American Society for Quality.

Bonus Material

Bonus 1: CAN Troubleshooting Sheet

CAN bus Troubleshooting pdf sheet

Bonus 2: CAN bus Load Calculator

controller area network can bus load calculator

Bonus 3: J1939 Protocol Booklet



Satisfaction Guaranteed Policy

Your satisfaction or your money-back guarantee.

If after completing the course you feel the material does not cover the outlined topics to your satisfaction, we’ll make it right for you.  We’ll either produce additional material to ensure you reach your learning objectives or issue a refund.

Frequently Asked Questions

Still have questions before joining? No problem, we’ve answered our most frequent questions below to help you with your purchasing decision.

Q: Can I get a free sample lesson?

A: Yes! Please fill form and you’ll receive one free lesson. here

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