Videos - Case studies

The automotive diagnostic videos provided here show you what you can do with your Automotive Diagnostics Kit. They are an invaluable training resource and demonstrate how PicoScope and the Automotive Diagnostics Kit can be used to find a variety of vehicle faults.

Case studies

Pico's Can Test Box

A video from Autonerdz showing the CAN Test Box in action.

Spark output

Case study of a 1995 Camaro that has difficulty starting at times.

Picoscope version six

This video shows Picoscope 6 in action. The vehicle tested had a P0340 camshaft position sensor signal fault.

Volvo Problem Child.mp4

This case study from the PicoScope experts at Autonerdz is of a Volvo 940 that had been through many shops trying to cure a misfire and pinging. Diagnosed quickly with a PicoScope, the WPS500 Pressure transducer and a little creativity.

1988 Honda Accord misfire case study

This video by “ScannerDanner” uses PicoScope to diagnose a misfire on a 1988 Honda Accord.

1999 Dodge Avenger Misfire Case Study

This video by “ScannerDanner” uses PicoScope to diagnose a misfire on a 1999 Dodge Avenger.

The Wrangler from Hell part 1

This case study from the PicoScope experts at Autonerdz is of a 2003 Jeep Wrangler that would idle ok but would stumble and stall as soon as the throttle was opened.

The Wrangler from Hell part 2

The Wrangler from Hell part 3

The Wrangler from Hell part 4

Ford C.O.P. Ignition Testing (2003 Expedition 5.4)

2003 Ford Expedition 5.4 coil–over–plug (COP) system with a misfire and a P0356 trouble code.

2002 Ford Escape 3.0 Misfire Case Study

This video by “ScannerDanner” uses PicoScope and a WPS500X Pressure Transducer to diagnose a misfire on a 2002 Ford Escape.

2003 Pontiac Vibe 1.8L (Toyota engine) Misfire, Rough Idle (Part 1)

This two–part video looks at testing procedures on a Pontiac Vibe misfire and rough idle problems.

2003 Pontiac Vibe 1.8L (Toyota engine) Misfire, Rough Idle (Part 2)

2000 Lexus RX 300 No Start

This two–part video looks at some of the testing procedures that may be used for any no start condition.

2000 Lexus RX 300 IAC problems (Part 2)

ETCG and ScannerDanner Solve A Misfire (Part 1) - EricTheCarGuy

This two–part video shows how ‘Eric The Car Guy’ and ‘ScannerDanner’ managed to solve a misfire using a combination of science and common sense.

EricTheCarGuy and ScannerDanner Solve A Misfire (Part 2)

This two–part video shows how ‘Eric The Car Guy’ and ‘ScannerDanner’ managed to solve a misfire using a combination of science and common sense.