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by jam670
Sat Jun 23, 2012 7:29 am
Forum: Diagnostic discussion
Topic: Peugeot 307 misfire cold.
Replies: 20
Views: 16647

Re: Peugeot 307 misfire cold.

I have heard of non genuine spark plugs causing problems on some pugs. I don't know if it apply to this engine as well though but may be worth bearing in mind.

James
by jam670
Tue Jun 19, 2012 9:33 pm
Forum: PicoDiagnostics software
Topic: Battery Test
Replies: 4
Views: 8287

Battery Test

Hi all I thought i would let you know about this job. I ran a battery test on service last week as i now do for all cars in for a service and the battery was at 60% capacity. I recommended replacement before it fails. The customer checked out the Pico site from the web address on the print out and h...
by jam670
Tue Jun 05, 2012 8:58 pm
Forum: Case studies
Topic: Volvo V40 1.9TD Hesitation
Replies: 1
Views: 4788

Volvo V40 1.9TD Hesitation

I thought I would share this case study will you all. Many have said using Pico Scope is a learning experience and this was my first real diagnosis that couldn’t be found using “conventional testing methods”. Armed with my Pico 4423 I set about diagnosing this strange fault. The Car: 2004 Volvo V40 ...
by jam670
Thu Dec 01, 2011 12:01 pm
Forum: Automotive kit hardware
Topic: 4423 no comms with laptop
Replies: 9
Views: 9138

Re: 4423 no comms with laptop

Hi Damian
i spoke to Lee he has sent me a replacement cable. Its just arrived and is blue.
Might be worth starting a new thread and im sure Lee will reply and guide you through fault tracing

James
by jam670
Mon Nov 28, 2011 12:39 pm
Forum: Automotive kit hardware
Topic: 4423 no comms with laptop
Replies: 9
Views: 9138

Re: 4423 no comms with laptop

Fixed !!! :D :D
Tried the lead from my printer and all is well. Thank you very much for your help Lee

Now im off to see why the fan doesnt kick in on my play toy car :lol:
by jam670
Mon Nov 28, 2011 12:09 pm
Forum: Automotive kit hardware
Topic: 4423 no comms with laptop
Replies: 9
Views: 9138

Re: 4423 no comms with laptop

Hi Lee Thanks for your reply I had upgraged the software earlyer in the day as i havent used the scope for a while :( I tried to uninstall and reinstall the driver but this didnt cause any changes apart from the red light is out now Im running vista if that makes any diference? and the usb lead is w...
by jam670
Sun Nov 27, 2011 10:56 pm
Forum: Automotive kit hardware
Topic: 4423 no comms with laptop
Replies: 9
Views: 9138

4423 no comms with laptop

hi all went to use my 4423 today. When i plugged in the usb cable and opened pico auto (latest version) the red light on the scope was lit but no comms. I went to connect device and the only one shown was demo. The screen went blank then demo reappeared then went again. The computer was making the n...