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

GM Class II Bus

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

1995 Camaro starting problem

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

DTC: P0340 Camshaft Sensor Fault

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

Volvo 940 misfire

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 WPS500X Pressure transducer and a little creativity.

'88 Honda Accord misfire

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

'99 Dodge Avenger misfire

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

Jeep Wrangler - 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.

Jeep Wrangler - Part 2

Jeep Wrangler - Part 3

Jeep Wrangler - Part 4

'03 Ford Expedition 5.4 misfire

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

'02 Ford Escape misfire

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

Pontiac Vibe - Part 1

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

Pontiac Vibe - Part 2

Lexus RX 300 - Part 1

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

Lexus RX 300 - Part 2

Solving A Misfire: Part 1

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.

Solving 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.