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by Sharpy
Sat Dec 14, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: Case studies
Topic: Volvo FMX V4 Euro6
Replies: 12
Views: 4865

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...
by Sharpy
Fri Dec 06, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: Case studies
Topic: Volvo FMX V4 Euro6
Replies: 12
Views: 4865

Re: Volvo FMX V4 Euro6

I'm not entirely sure but its definitely a very common issue, Another one of these I have worked on also a 65 reg has had 18 injectors since new. I was considering trying a freedom of info to try and find out just how many have been replaced compared to the out going euro 5 model as I have probably ...
by Sharpy
Sat Nov 30, 2019 2:35 am
Forum: Case studies
Topic: Volvo FMX V4 Euro6
Replies: 12
Views: 4865

Volvo FMX V4 Euro6

Well I know there are a few of you out there interested in using the Pico on trucks so I thought I'd share my process with this one as I have done a few of these now and Pico has definitely improved the accuracy and speed of the diagnosis with them. IMG_3543.jpg The truck is a 2016 Volvo FMX Tipper ...
by Sharpy
Fri Nov 15, 2019 9:00 pm
Forum: Diagnostic discussion
Topic: Low Compression bent rod? WPS
Replies: 8
Views: 2067

Re: Low Compression bent rod? WPS

Well after 5 months this truck has finally been fixed with a used bigger engine and is back on the road better than it ever was before, a couple of pics Old & new side by side old on the left 10.5L 360hp and new on the right 12.5l now remapped to 480hp :D IMG_3274.jpg Better pic of the damage to no....
by Sharpy
Fri Nov 15, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: Diagnostic discussion
Topic: Relative Compression newbie learning to trust the wiggles
Replies: 2
Views: 857

Re: Relative Compression newbie learning to trust the wiggles

Sorry its took so long to update but I did forget about this one, I can at least confirm that after a couple of weeks and with 3000 km under its belt the repair was a success, in the heat of battle and the usual pressure from the customers to have their vehicles back by the day before I didn't get m...
by Sharpy
Wed Oct 30, 2019 8:17 pm
Forum: Diagnostic discussion
Topic: Relative Compression newbie learning to trust the wiggles
Replies: 2
Views: 857

Relative Compression newbie learning to trust the wiggles

I am by no means an expert on all things Pico but 10 months in to the learning process I'm far more confident in making a diagnosis using the scope now. I thought I'd share something that happened the other day in case it helps others getting started to maybe trust the Pico. I had yet another Scania...
by Sharpy
Sat Jun 29, 2019 11:16 pm
Forum: Diagnostic discussion
Topic: Low Compression bent rod? WPS
Replies: 8
Views: 2067

Re: Low Compression bent rod? WPS

Well this didn’t go quite to plan although we can confirm that it was definitely no.6 and it was most definitely a problem with the rod the only trouble is it’s now on the outside of the engine and we haven’t started stripping it yet :shock: The customer kept changing his mind as to what was going t...
by Sharpy
Sat Jun 22, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: Case studies
Topic: Scania Misfire
Replies: 1
Views: 1538

Re: Scania Misfire now repaired

Well as promised a follow up for the Scania, it is all back together, road tested its all running great and ready to go back on the road Monday morning, Sadly I only took one photo during the repair showing the nice shiny piston & liner in place ready for the cyl head. IMG_1748.jpg I will add that s...
by Sharpy
Thu Jun 20, 2019 9:40 pm
Forum: Case studies
Topic: Scania Misfire
Replies: 1
Views: 1538

Scania Misfire

Today's subject is a 2005 Scania P380 DC11 Pde 32 tonne tipper, it come in with a fairly serious misfire and was breathing heavily and with a knock under load apart from the obvious breathing and oil staining around the breather pipe the visual inspection provided no clues and fluid levels were all ...
by Sharpy
Wed Jun 19, 2019 8:57 pm
Forum: Diagnostic discussion
Topic: Peugeot 308cc RHF Engine Will not start
Replies: 10
Views: 2999

Re: Peugeot 308cc RHF Engine Will not start

I maybe way off as I know nothing about the specific system you are working with but I went out to a renault truck as a call out yesterday and that had a similar issue where it would run on brake cleaner but wouldn't start otherwise and it logged no faults, The dealer breakdown service had been out ...