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by tangoman
Sat Dec 17, 2016 12:10 am
Forum: Case studies
Topic: Alfa 159 diesel hard to start when cold
Replies: 0
Views: 1263

Alfa 159 diesel hard to start when cold

Gee its almost Christmas . but cars still play up . so was asked to have a look at a Alfa 159 diesel that was hard to start when cold . its summer over here in Australia so it does not get less then 24 deg c at night and most of the time it 30 deg c so its hot here . the work shop that give me the j...
by tangoman
Mon Nov 07, 2016 10:01 am
Forum: Help me fix my car
Topic: Why won't these scan tools work on my Holden Commodore?
Replies: 3
Views: 8005

Re: Why won't these scan tools work on my Holden Commodore?

just Had the same model car in my workshop today . the Bosch Tech 2 I used worked great . don't forget in Australia the car your scanning needs to be 2008 and newer for a OBD 11 to work properly . if its 2006 don't use your OBD 11 scan tool get the right scan tool for the car and the works just grea...
by tangoman
Mon Oct 24, 2016 8:39 am
Forum: PicoDiagnostics software
Topic: Auto Solve Diagnostic Assistance
Replies: 13
Views: 9473

Re: Auto Solve Diagnostic Assistance

I had V 13 for 2 years very good and now I the new V 16 it has more info almost perfect . it got chassis , petrol motors , diesel motors Air bag systems . ABS system it almost perfect ! you might be think why it not perfect because it got most things about checking and testing cars but they have not...
by tangoman
Sun Oct 23, 2016 1:58 am
Forum: PicoScope 6 Automotive software
Topic: relative compression test
Replies: 15
Views: 10696

Re: relative compression test

there must be a bug related to the compression ratio in Pico Diagnostics there is no leak in the hose in fact the kit is only a few weeks old in works great . but not when you use it on a relative compression test . it come up with great info and yes you can use it just don't look and the red bars t...
by tangoman
Fri Oct 21, 2016 11:48 am
Forum: PicoScope 6 Automotive software
Topic: relative compression test
Replies: 15
Views: 10696

Re: relative compression test

Thanks for the info I have play around with the sensor volume . made it worst ! I am using the WPS 500 with the hose that came in the box !
by tangoman
Tue Oct 18, 2016 9:24 am
Forum: PicoScope 6 Automotive software
Topic: relative compression test
Replies: 15
Views: 10696

Re: relative compression test

Hi Picophil
just see if you came up with anything with the software and why it tells me the compression is low

thanks
by tangoman
Tue Oct 11, 2016 2:39 am
Forum: PicoScope 6 Automotive software
Topic: relative compression test
Replies: 15
Views: 10696

Re: relative compression test

Hi I using software version 1.8.4.1692 and windows 10

Thanks for you help
by tangoman
Sun Oct 09, 2016 3:36 am
Forum: PicoScope 6 Automotive software
Topic: relative compression test
Replies: 15
Views: 10696

relative compression test

Hi just like to know if any one knows when I do a relative compression test and use the WPS 500 its always tell me the compression is low but it ok I did one just today on a 2.2 lite Toyota Camry and set up the software and told it was a 2.2 and 9,5 to one compression but it still come up and tell m...
by tangoman
Mon Aug 29, 2016 11:56 am
Forum: Case studies
Topic: 10 seconds to Diagnose ??
Replies: 3
Views: 2010

Re: 10 seconds to Diagnose ??

Yes I bit of reading STC but I was just showing everyone how we should go about looking at evidence before we put a $1400 part in someone car that's how much the ECU was in Australia ! and to tell the truth I had a good idea the ECU was going to be bad but I seen the same thing very hard to start wh...
by tangoman
Sun Aug 28, 2016 12:58 pm
Forum: Case studies
Topic: 10 seconds to Diagnose ??
Replies: 3
Views: 2010

10 seconds to Diagnose ??

You all might be thinking about this case study I have subject I put up 10 seconds to Diagnose ?? . well this is all the time I had to get a positive answer for this car . OK the car 2010 2.4 petrol Captiva this car only played up when it was cold less then 10 c ? and where I live Brisbane Australia...