SAE J1739 FMEA Standard JAN2021 Series: DFMEA Process Step One

The new SAE J1739 FMEA Standard JAN2021 DFMEA Process consists of six steps.  Due to the presence of numerous members of the AIAG VDA FMEA Handbook committee on the SAE J1739 FMEA Standard committee, there are many similarities between the SAE J1739 DFMEA process  and the seven step AIAG VDA DFMEA process.  This article provides an overview of the contents of each of the six SAE J1739 DFMEA process steps as well as a reference on where to find the comparable information in the AIAG VDA FMEA Handbook.