06993421 is referenced by 181 patents and cites 171 patents.

A method of ordering parts for an equipment service vehicle comprises performing a diagnostic test on the equipment service vehicle, the performing step being performed by an on-board computer system of the equipment service vehicle and transmitting a request for a replacement part for the equipment service vehicle, the request being transmitted from the on-board computer system to an off-board computer system by way of a wireless radio-frequency (RF) communication link. A method of scheduling maintenance for an equipment service vehicle comprises performing a diagnostic test on the equipment service vehicle using an on-board computer system of the equipment service vehicle, and transmitting a request to schedule the equipment service vehicle for maintenance. The request is transmitted from the on-board vehicle computer system to an off-board computer system by way of a wireless radio-frequency communication link.

Title
Equipment service vehicle with network-assisted vehicle service and repair
Application Number
10/325439
Publication Number
6993421 (B2)
Application Date
December 20, 2002
Publication Date
January 31, 2006
Inventor
Bradley C Squires
New London
WI, US
Duane R Pillar
Oshkosh
WI, US
Agent
Foley & Lardner
Assignee
Oshkosh Truck Corporation
WI, US
IPC
G06F 19/00
G01M 17/00
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