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by Sharpy
Mon May 04, 2020 9:52 pm
Forum: Diagnostic discussion
Topic: Mack/Volvo MP8/D13 delphi injector current ramp
Replies: 4
Views: 1961

Re: Mack/Volvo MP8/D13 delphi injector current ramp

Hi Mathis I’m interested in how you got on and have you got any reading, do a lot of Volvo diagnostics. Will be trying to scope injectors next week on a intermittent injector fault on a Volvo FM D11 engine. Same type of injector. What age is the Volvo? I have some injector current captures mostly f...
by Sharpy
Sun Apr 05, 2020 1:33 pm
Forum: PicoDiagnostics software
Topic: Comparing waveforms
Replies: 2
Views: 714

Re: Comparing waveforms

I have a 1.4vti that I have replaced the timing chain and it has no issues so I have took some captures from it using your settings so as good as a comparison you will get hopefully I also uploaded them to the library and done some running ones while I was there CAMCRANK CRANKING VTI OIL DISCONNECTE...
by Sharpy
Mon Mar 16, 2020 9:35 pm
Forum: Forum feedback
Topic: add blue touth
Replies: 6
Views: 5424

Re: add blue touth

Iver wrote:
Mon Mar 16, 2020 2:26 am
where the laptop can be connected to the scope via usb and then have a tablet that mirrors the laptop via the remote ripple and you can control the laptop from the tablet
Wireless or bluetooth keyboard will do that.
yes if you can see the screen
by Sharpy
Sat Mar 14, 2020 3:37 am
Forum: Forum feedback
Topic: add blue touth
Replies: 6
Views: 5424

Re: add blue touth

Something that could be worth having instead of a Bluetooth scope you could run an app like remote ripple where the laptop can be connected to the scope via usb and then have a tablet that mirrors the laptop via the remote ripple and you can control the laptop from the tablet also, I currently use t...
by Sharpy
Thu Feb 20, 2020 7:32 pm
Forum: Case studies
Topic: Volvo FMX V4 Euro6
Replies: 12
Views: 4190

Re: Volvo FMX V4 Euro6

Hi I would normally scope the fuel pressure sensor signal to see what is going on in the rail at idle and shut down I would usually expect around 1.6v at idle and expect it to take at least 40 seconds to decay when you turn it off, the odd thing is your fault code is pointing to pressure being high ...
by Sharpy
Fri Jan 24, 2020 10:40 pm
Forum: Case studies
Topic: Volvo FMX V4 Euro6
Replies: 12
Views: 4190

Re: Volvo FMX V4 Euro6

As a little follow up on this I have had the customer return this week and all has been well with the truck since the repair so he is happy, so much so he has bought the sister truck in with similar symptoms but this time before a fortune was spent although he had someone local take a look and they ...
by Sharpy
Mon Jan 13, 2020 8:03 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: European Auto Repair Shop - BMW specialized
Replies: 7
Views: 1141

Re: European Auto Repair Shop - BMW specialized

It depends on what your doing but for compression you could use the peaks or add a channel and use spark or injector pulse, you can use the crankshaft if it has sync gap.
by Sharpy
Sun Jan 12, 2020 11:03 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: European Auto Repair Shop - BMW specialized
Replies: 7
Views: 1141

Re: European Auto Repair Shop - BMW specialized

For rotation ruler on the screen pull the green round dot in the bottom right corner to where you want 0 degrees to be and then pull the second green dot to where you want 720 to be, the ruler tab will let you add the partitions you want for each stroke etc
by Sharpy
Mon Dec 16, 2019 8:37 pm
Forum: Case studies
Topic: Volvo FMX V4 Euro6
Replies: 12
Views: 4190

Re: Volvo FMX V4 Euro6

Oh yeah you could say we've seen a few cams lol, we had one on a Renault recently where the lobe was spinning free on no 6 pump unit and the rocker bridge for the exhaust valve had smashed the top of the pump unit and the funny thing was they had bought it in after they had replaced no.6 injector ye...
by Sharpy
Sat Dec 14, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: Case studies
Topic: Volvo FMX V4 Euro6
Replies: 12
Views: 4190

Re: Volvo FMX V4 Euro6

Hi Carl This info is awesome and definitely welcomed, most of my knowledge on this system is just what I have learned along the way plus some help and info from a friend at Volvo and some great general advice from PicoBen. Any additional info and details are always appreciated and the regulator with...