Automotive Newsletter

February 2017

Newsletter February 2017

Case study – Renault Scenic faulty throttle unit

Master Tech Jarred Toms has provided us with a case study on a faulty throttle body in a Renault Scenic. 

Customer complaint:

Once a week the vehicle’s injection warning light illuminated and the vehicle entered limp home mode. Switching the engine on and off cleared the warning light and the vehicle seemed fine for another week. There were no running or performance issues before the warning light illuminated.

Read the case study >

Best of the web

Frank Massey's Top ten tests with PicoScope: Test 9
Pico and Frank Massey of ADS Limited bring you Frank's ninth test in his "Top ten tests with PicoScope" series.

This month, Frank is looking at compression testing with the WPS500X.

Watch the video >
Eric from South Main Auto Repair runs through a PicoScope Guided Test – Inductive Camshaft sensor AT011.

Watch the video >
Our friends over at recently published a Case Study by Carlos M, on NVH Diagnostics.

"For years OEMs used dedicated and expensive tools for NVH diagnostics, while the aftermarket depended upon stethoscopes and a variety of listening devices. But now Pico has an option for the aftermarket that may give you the justification to make NVH diagnostics a standard offering."
Read the article >

Upcoming events

Here's what we have planned for the next few weeks:
US flag VisionKC 2–5 Mar 2017, Overland Park, KS, USA
Autoinform Live Scotland 18–19 Mar 2017, Scotland, Edinburgh GB
US flag Auto Maintenance & Repair 30 Mar – 02 Apr 2017, Shanghai, China





Please visit Pico Exhibitions for the latest list of exhibitions and trade shows that Pico and its representatives will be attending.

We're hiring!

Thanks to our continuing success and growth Pico are always seeking talented people to join our company.

Please visit to see our current vacancies. We look forward to hearing from you!

Software releases

Our latest software releases are available as free downloads. To check which release you are using, start the software and select Help > About.

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