Automotive Newsletter

September 2017

Newsletter September 2017

Case study - Hybrid battery cooling system

It goes without saying that Hybrids and electric vehicles (EVs) should be treated with caution when it comes to service, repair and of course, diagnostics.​ Here is one such case where a Toyota Auris hybrid arrived with the Hybrid Warning Light illuminated.
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Case study - Camshaft code on Mazda

This is a story about the power of using a scope and how Northside Master Auto Tech went about to diagnose a problem on a 2006 Mazda BT 50 Diesel. 

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Frank Massey continues his series about pressure testing in this, his third video from the series.


Phil Rutt meets with Derek Booker from Suzuki GB. Using the COP probe to display secondary ignition waveforms.

Updated and improved Guided Tests

In addition to creating new Guided Tests, we are also constantly working to update and improve the ones we already have. This month we have updated our Crankshaft position sensor – hall effect test. 

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Best of the web


Pine Hollow Auto Diagnostics' DEF System Case Study: BMW X5 Diesel – Part 1


Pine Hollow Auto Diagnostics' DEF System Case Study: BMW X5 Diesel – Part 2


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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