The vehicle was a Fiat Ducato 2004 2.8 JTD with a repetitive complaint of poor starting. After being passed around the local garage network, the vehicle arrived at one of my trade clients. They understandably didn’t want to take on someone else’s leftovers, so the fault was passed to me one more time for my opinion.
Here is a quick tip for those of you who are using the latest PicoScope 6.
We now have added the facility to hot-swap scopes.
We recently added the facility to disconnect and reconnect your scope with PicoScope running continuously. You can even swap from a 4000 to a 3000 without reloading the software. The main use of this feature is for those occasions where the USB cable is accidentally disconnected or disturbed whist working, but it is also useful if your laptop drops to power-saving at any point, causing an interruption to the scope’s power supply.
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If you own, or are thinking of buying, a Pico Automotive Diagnostics Kit, you mustn’t miss ourEngine Management Diagnostics course. This two-day course introduces the basic working principles of engine management systems, component testing and system diagnostics using oscilloscopes. The course is split between class-based theory sessions and practical demonstrations in a workshop using the Pico Automotive Diagnostics Kit, together with plenty of hands-on experience with our kit. The course runs several times a year around the UK, and we currently have the following dates available:
Birmingham City College, Birmingham, UK
15-16 June 2010
Accrington & Rossendale College, Accrington, UK
6-7 July 2010
24-25 August 2010
Motherwell College, Motherwell, UK
12-13 October 2010
Brooklands College, London, UK
26-27 October 2010
City of Bristol College, Bristol, UK
30 November & 1 December 2010
Places are limited, so please book online or call us to reserve your place.
Please contact your local distributor for information on training events outside the UK.
Please see our events page for the latest information about forthcoming exhibitions, courses and other events.
Due to our continuing growth, we have vacancies for the following positions:
We look forward to hearing from you if you want to be part of a growing company at the leading edge of test equipment design.
Please visit Pico Exhibitions for the latest list of exhibitions and trade shows that Pico and its representatives will be attending.
Thanks to our continuing success and growth Pico are always seeking talented people to join our company.
Please visit http://pico.jobs/ to see our current vacancies. We look forward to hearing from you!
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