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by mikehaimes
Mon Sep 28, 2015 11:22 am
Forum: Diagnostic discussion
Topic: High ignition current ramp
Replies: 3
Views: 2930

Re: High ignition current ramp

That's pretty typical with VAG but I only see it on the GDI engine TSI FSI
by mikehaimes
Sat Mar 14, 2015 7:49 am
Forum: Diagnostic discussion
Topic: Starter solenoid noise, VW Golf Mk.6
Replies: 16
Views: 36146

Re: Starter solenoid noise, VW Golf Mk.6

You are over analysing the current draw the high amperage draw on initial start is called "in rush current" the amount of current it takes to get the starter moving. Heres 3 different waveforms to prove my point from 3 different vehicles mercc180kompressor 2003 jumped chain.psdata mini cooper 1.6 20...
by mikehaimes
Mon Oct 06, 2014 7:18 am
Forum: PicoScope 6 Automotive software
Topic: Graphing RPM
Replies: 13
Views: 23121

Graphing RPM

I am wanting to graph engine rpm from a crank sensor either hall effect or inductive. The reason for this is to develop a test to ID which cylinder is misfiring. I have tried a math channel using freq(A)number of teeth*60 and this is what I got with a pressure transducer in cylinder 1, but it still ...