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Case Study: Misfire Diagnosis on CAT 308E Excavator with Kubota Engine


"Another technician had been out to the machine and recommended replacing all 4 injectors. Given these injectors aren’t the cheapest, and when being told it needs all 4, the owner of the machine asked for a second opinion.

Armed with a PicoScope, several tests were carried out, including a relative compression test. This is very much a ‘go-to’ test for a lot of us looking at misfires or engine performance issues, as the simplicity of the test coupled with the data that follows can quickly give you direction..."

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