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by Steve Smith
Tue Jul 02, 2019 12:53 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings from Spain
Replies: 2
Views: 164

Re: Greetings from Spain

Hello and welcome to the forum.

It sounds like you are busy looking after friends and co-workers and the fact that you enjoy the diagnosis means it will never feel like work.

Enjoy the forum and please feel free to ask or contribute when you can

Take care......Steve
by Steve Smith
Tue Jul 02, 2019 12:49 pm
Forum: Diagnostic discussion
Topic: Pico-Engine Non-Invasive testing Webinar Q & A
Replies: 9
Views: 1033

Re: Pico-Engine Non-Invasive testing Webinar Q & A

A little off from Hybrid but in keeping with engine testing....

I thought it would be useful to include the Mazda Rotary Engine compression testing too:

https://www.picoauto.com/support/post35111.html?hilit=rx8#p35111

Take care......Steve
by Steve Smith
Tue Jul 02, 2019 12:01 pm
Forum: Diagnostic discussion
Topic: Pico-Engine Non-Invasive testing Webinar Q & A
Replies: 9
Views: 1033

Re: Pico-Engine Non-Invasive testing Webinar Q & A

Question 6 48 V Relative Compression follow on. With thanks to Audi UK I have been able to capture such data from the following vehicle: A8 V6 3.0 TDI (2018) 48 V Mild Hybrid Electric Vehicle (MHEV) As the name suggests (Mild Hybrid) the vehicle utilizes 48 V cranking, charging, advanced stop/start ...
by Steve Smith
Thu Jun 27, 2019 9:08 pm
Forum: Diagnostic discussion
Topic: Pico-Engine Non-Invasive testing Webinar Q & A
Replies: 9
Views: 1033

Re: Pico-Engine Non-Invasive testing Webinar Q & A

Question 6 Relative compression testing of Hybrid vehicles (48 V Mild Hybrid) This is an interesting question for sure and one we are all going to ask given these vehicles will be “mainstream” long before full EV’s arrive. I am in the process of trying to locate a 48 V Mild Hybrid in order to carry...
by Steve Smith
Wed Jun 26, 2019 2:49 pm
Forum: Diagnostic discussion
Topic: Pico-Engine Non-Invasive testing Webinar Q & A
Replies: 9
Views: 1033

Re: Pico-Engine Non-Invasive testing Webinar Q & A

Hello and thank you for the feedback surrounding AC Compressor safety valve operation. You are most certainly correct about the specified peak operating pressure of the WPS500 at 34.5 bar and therefore in extreme circumstances, the AC pressure could exceed the maximum specified operating pressure of...
by Steve Smith
Wed Jun 26, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from FINLAND
Replies: 1
Views: 116

Re: Hello from FINLAND

Hello and welcome to the forum.

Please feel to browse, challenge & contribute to any of the posts

Take care......Steve
by Steve Smith
Tue Jun 25, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi I am Korean Pico user
Replies: 1
Views: 163

Re: Hi I am Korean Pico user

Hello Kim and welcome to the forum

Please forgive my misinterpretation of your question,

Could you clarify your request, would you like to locate Hyundai waveforms from the Pico Waveform library using PicoScope 6 Automotive software?

Take care......Steve
by Steve Smith
Tue Jun 25, 2019 1:01 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi from Russia
Replies: 2
Views: 213

Re: Hi from Russia

Hello and welcome to the forum. There is a lot here to digest for sure and if you would like to get started with "how it works" then a good place to start is with our software. The PicoScope software can be downloaded for free here:https://www.picoauto.co...
by Steve Smith
Tue Jun 25, 2019 10:54 am
Forum: Diagnostic discussion
Topic: Pico-Engine Non-Invasive testing Webinar Q & A
Replies: 9
Views: 1033

Re: Pico-Engine Non-Invasive testing Webinar Q & A

Question 5 (YouTube comment LINK TEXT HERE) Can you tell me if disabling the PCV system will affect the crankcase waveform? Similar to blocking off the excessive loss in the exhaust by capping off one outlet. I would assume that the intake v...
by Steve Smith
Thu Jun 13, 2019 12:00 pm
Forum: Diagnostic discussion
Topic: Low Compression bent rod? WPS
Replies: 7
Views: 557

Re: Low Compression bent rod? WPS

Hello Sharpy, first of all thank you so much and you are far from boring us with such valid detail I think you have this sewn up for sure but in an attempt to provide more evidence of piston duration below its lowest point I have used the Reference Waveform Feature to align cylinders 5 & 6 to compar...