A slight miss

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Jesper
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A slight miss

Post by Jesper » Tue Feb 20, 2018 7:49 pm

I have a car with waste spark system. the firing kv for cyl 3+4 is much higher than for cyl 1+2. Also the burn voltage on cyl 3+4 is sometimes very high and drops slowly back towards bat. voltage. What causes this ?? I have a slight mis I think. cables and plugs are new. Engine have been overhauled, but not new lifters.
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blue cyl 3 and red cyl 1. notice the diff in fireing kv
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Re: A slight miss

Post by Autonerdz » Wed Feb 21, 2018 4:11 pm

You cannot reliably capture the firing KV with that low of a sample rate. You must have a one microsecond sample interval. Yours is 3.34.
Also the burn voltage on cyl 3+4 is sometimes very high
That is an unfortunate characteristic of the secondary probes. It has nothing to do with the vehicle and can be ignored.

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Re: A slight miss

Post by Jesper » Thu Feb 22, 2018 6:12 am

Thanks. I am still learning, so thanks for the reply.
Compared with cyl 1, something is different... :D

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