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by Technician
Fri Feb 21, 2020 9:53 pm
Forum: Diagnostic discussion
Topic: Diesel injection systems
Replies: 5
Views: 1758

Diesel injection systems

Although most diesel vehicles seen in a workshop today are electronic control, there are still a few oldies with mechanical injection systems about. I have one in at the moment and I was wondering about adapting some old test equipment to the PicoScope to analyse vibration pulses through the mechani...
by Technician
Fri Feb 21, 2020 2:36 pm
Forum: PicoScope 6 Automotive software
Topic: Horizontal rulers
Replies: 6
Views: 1268

Horizontal rulers

Hello, when using the scope to measure current the horizontal ruler (red) goes off the end of the graticule screen and this makes it very difficult to find and adjust the ruler. Normally there is a little box on the end but I can't locate it. I have tried to key board zoom function to decrease and o...
by Technician
Fri Feb 07, 2020 7:49 pm
Forum: PicoDiagnostics NVH
Topic: Exhaust vibration??
Replies: 28
Views: 5653

Re: Exhaust vibration??

In your case this might not be the root cause of the problem, but I see many Honda's with exhaust noises causing concern, which has always been the centre exhaust silencer vibrating and touching the offside chassis/body during driving, it is positioned very close to the chassis when you look up at t...
by Technician
Fri Feb 07, 2020 7:43 pm
Forum: Forum feedback
Topic: add blue touth
Replies: 6
Views: 4772

Re: add blue touth

I have a snap on scan tool that uses wireless technology to transmit data, and I'd also not bother its tripped me up with sampling rates or data transfer not being fast enough and led me to think I had problems when indeed there were none. All this wireless technology is not as reliable as they'd ha...
by Technician
Fri Feb 07, 2020 7:36 pm
Forum: Diagnostic discussion
Topic: gm cop bad spark line
Replies: 2
Views: 653

Re: gm cop bad spark line

Nothing to do with the truck, its the scope settings chosen. Select "Automotive" from the menu at the top of the screen and then select the ignition system type you want to test, using the type of equipment you have, and then depress the space bar and test the ignition. If you then compare your sett...
by Technician
Thu Jan 30, 2020 1:31 pm
Forum: Help me fix my car
Topic: Help
Replies: 4
Views: 1675

Re: Help

Not everyone in the trade would agree with being a registered professional, but from a public perspective, which is the better option for the day and age we live in? Experience (personal) or both experienced, training and registered? Find a registered professional in your area, you'll pay for it but...
by Technician
Thu Jan 23, 2020 1:12 pm
Forum: Help me fix my car
Topic: Toyota ProAce van
Replies: 8
Views: 1286

Re: Toyota ProAce van

Thanks Ben and sorry for late reply, been quite busy recently.
by Technician
Sun Jan 12, 2020 3:45 pm
Forum: Help me fix my car
Topic: Toyota ProAce van
Replies: 8
Views: 1286

Re: Toyota ProAce van

Thanks Ron, Yeah I found that code in different places several times, but specific 0303 nothing. Going to leave it for now and see if anything rears its head in the fault world from it, it not I'd assume it won't be anything to worry about. I have not noticed any drive ability problems and the batte...
by Technician
Fri Jan 10, 2020 11:16 pm
Forum: Help me fix my car
Topic: Toyota ProAce van
Replies: 8
Views: 1286

Re: Toyota ProAce van

Got another question about Toyota also previously seen in this PCM memories. A code 0303 BSI redo configuration - Not characterized - Local. I have carried out previously the BSI reset procedure following the instructions from the scanner, and I must say I didn't think the instructions were brillian...
by Technician
Fri Jan 10, 2020 11:02 pm
Forum: PicoScope 6 Automotive software
Topic: Compression test is not correct
Replies: 3
Views: 660

Re: Compression test is not correct

Cecati14, When you click the reply button this box appears that I'm typing in. if you look at the bottom where it says options and attachments, click attachments and follow the instructions. I've found when uploading that unless you watch the attachment button closely you may think nothing is upload...