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by STC
Sun Oct 08, 2017 11:08 pm
Forum: PicoDiagnostics software
Topic: set up help
Replies: 4
Views: 1645

Re: set up help

The scope is fine, it is a heritage version but a Pico all the same. No issues there !
have started to use it to profile diesel injector reaction to time on a test bench
Please elaborate on this, What are you looking to fix or achieve ??
by STC
Mon Oct 02, 2017 7:28 pm
Forum: Case studies
Topic: LDV extended crank starting
Replies: 3
Views: 1099

Re: LDV extended crank starting

Good catch there Mark :) With the ECU against you - Showing RPM I noticed my capture clearly had a lower amplitude to the sensor. We are often taught and see that circa 600mV is enough to switch a FET and consequently the ECU can see it. In your case, RPM is visible and correct in Actual Values. Thi...
by STC
Sun Oct 01, 2017 8:39 pm
Forum: Diagnostic discussion
Topic: Compression Ford Focus 1.6 TDCI
Replies: 5
Views: 1356

Re: Compression Ford Focus 1.6 TDCI

Pico Diagnostics give me 3 different results
Stop using that solution.

Use raw data
by STC
Sun Oct 01, 2017 12:40 am
Forum: Diagnostic discussion
Topic: Compression Ford Focus 1.6 TDCI
Replies: 5
Views: 1356

Re: Compression Ford Focus 1.6 TDCI

If the injector(s) are not sealing at the return ball bearing then compression will be affected. for now it is just an area to explore. I have seen Compression leak in to the Injector return
by STC
Tue Sep 26, 2017 8:47 pm
Forum: Diagnostic discussion
Topic: 2013 Ford focus will not perform DPF regeneration
Replies: 23
Views: 13106

Re: 2013 Ford focus will not perform DPF regeneration

What is the fuel level in the tank ???
by STC
Sun Sep 24, 2017 8:13 pm
Forum: Help me fix my car
Topic: Mazda Eunos / Mx5 16v
Replies: 5
Views: 1701

Re: Mazda Eunos / Mx5 16v

Still got it wrapped around my neck. Running 12% CO - Coughing and spluttering. It has been been mapped, de catted and god knows what else I have since discovered. . I have thrown new plugs, coil packs, Injectors at it so far. Come Tuesday I will push it out on the Road. The Parking fine should writ...
by STC
Sun Sep 24, 2017 8:00 pm
Forum: Diagnostic discussion
Topic: need oscillogram of v6 and v8 engines
Replies: 5
Views: 1289

Re: need oscillogram of v6 and v8 engines

I lose myself to identify which cylinders or valves are defective.
Use another channel on injection & firing order to identify. Simple as that !
by STC
Sun Sep 24, 2017 7:57 pm
Forum: Diagnostic discussion
Topic: Manually Calibration of CVT oil pressure
Replies: 1
Views: 716

Re: Manually Calibration of CVT oil pressure

Google "Toyota Tech Info"
by STC
Sun Sep 24, 2017 7:56 pm
Forum: Diagnostic discussion
Topic: Fiat 500 twin air intermittent misfire when cold
Replies: 9
Views: 3719

Re: Fiat 500 twin air intermittent misfire when cold

Nigel

I love basics - I do
So out with the old compression gauge, didn’t even register
That is your start point ! If compression does not register on the gauge then the engine will not fire up or run.


Could we have 2 faults here - the Gauge and the Engine ??
by STC
Wed Sep 20, 2017 8:45 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Wana Meet Steve Smith?
Replies: 18
Views: 2745

Re: Wana Meet Steve Smith?

Who was the mystery ford trainer ?
He is a Mystery :D