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Forum: Verus User Forum 07-16-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 121
Posted By Crusty
Very often the 1993, 1994, 1995, GM vehicles had...

Very often the 1993, 1994, 1995, GM vehicles had the 16-pin OBD-II connector BUT used the older GM software.
If the scan tool only covers from 1996 & newer it won't communicate.
You "should" be...
Forum: ZEUS User Forum 06-18-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,042
Posted By Crusty
As Joe pointed out, if the example you used...

As Joe pointed out, if the example you used showed something out of whack where there was not these two pids, then perhaps the "intelligent diagnostics" can, and possibly does help.
In the example...
Forum: ZEUS User Forum 06-17-2019, 04:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,042
Posted By Crusty
When THIS is in the vehicle.... ""P008A*00 |...

When THIS is in the vehicle....
""P008A*00 | Low Pressure Fuel System Pressure * Too Low * Pending DTC."",
it isn't brain surgery or rocket science to look at fuel pressure pids, whatever the...
Forum: ZEUS User Forum 06-16-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,042
Posted By Crusty
What is there to "think" about-? Desired =X ...

What is there to "think" about-?
Desired =X
Actual =Y

While it may be of help for a 1st year apprentice, or a DIY guy, it sure isn't "Intelligent Diagnostics".
Forum: ZEUS User Forum 06-10-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,042
Posted By Crusty
Couldn't agree more. Desired pid =X Actual...

Couldn't agree more.
Desired pid =X
Actual pid = Y
Pretty obvious, and those kind of "desired" vs "actual" have been in lots of vehicles data lists for many years.
Not exactly 'intelligent...
Forum: US Member User Group 06-07-2019, 01:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 394
Posted By Crusty
Technically on-board diagnostics has been there...

Technically on-board diagnostics has been there ever since the first capability to "set a code".
It's just a matter of scale.
In order to be accurate though, a great many more wires would be...
Forum: Solus/SOLUS PRO User Forum 05-08-2019, 07:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By Crusty
See if you can find a company called "VINTAGE"...

See if you can find a company called "VINTAGE" parts.
They buy up new old stock for pennies on the dollar when the manufacturers decide to clear out their own warehouses and write a lot of stuff...
Forum: Verus User Forum 05-03-2019, 03:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,629
Posted By Crusty
Lambda 100 = no change to fuel programmed...

Lambda 100 = no change to fuel programmed strategy
Lambda 101 = ECM is compensating and adding fuel
Lambda 99 = ECM is compensating and lessening the fuel delivered
Forum: Verus User Forum 05-01-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,629
Posted By Crusty
Yes, Lambda is similar information to the Short...

Yes, Lambda is similar information to the Short term and Long term fuel trims.

I havn't read this article but here's a link.



http://www.austincc.edu/wkibbe/lambda.htm
--------------------...
Forum: Verus User Forum 04-13-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 835
Posted By Crusty
Here is a link to the users manuals (within this...

Here is a link to the users manuals (within this site)

https://www.snapon.com/diagnostics/us/UserManuals

I don't know which exact model of equipment you have but you can download the users...
Forum: Verus User Forum 04-12-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 835
Posted By Crusty
I would expect you to be able to change from...

I would expect you to be able to change from Fahrenheit to Celcius. Look in "tools" or "settings". You may be able to select just temperatures but you may have to change from "English" to "Metric"...
Forum: US Member User Group 03-09-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,018
Posted By Crusty
That kind of carbon buildup on the valves has...

That kind of carbon buildup on the valves has been around since before the days that PCV systems even existed (circa mid 60's). It occurred back in the days of points & condensers & carburetors.
...
Forum: US Member User Group 03-08-2019, 06:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,018
Posted By Crusty
Valve guides. They all have some lubrication ...

Valve guides.
They all have some lubrication (they CAN'T run DRY) and over time it builds up.
It used to be cleaned using better grades of fuel with TBI and PORT injection systems but the GDI...
Forum: US Member User Group 03-05-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 362
Posted By Crusty
Just because a marquee has a gazillion modules...

Just because a marquee has a gazillion modules doesn't make it more "technologically advanced".... LMAO
Not having a K.I.S.S. method to check fluid levels is just silly.
Vehicles that need a...
Forum: ZEUS User Forum 01-16-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 932
Posted By Crusty
Looks nice, could be useful now and then, but up...

Looks nice, could be useful now and then, but up here it's going to top out at over $305.00.
It's not THAT handy, nor necessary.
It would be nice to have though.
Forum: Lab Scope & Component Level Testing 01-09-2019, 04:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 753
Posted By Crusty
We should NEVER A$$-U-ME, ANYTHING. If we...

We should NEVER A$$-U-ME, ANYTHING. If we SUSPECT a "pattern" failure, then it should be investigated and confirmed as being the ROOT CAUSE.
Forum: Lab Scope & Component Level Testing 01-07-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 753
Posted By Crusty
So what you're saying is this is a pattern...

So what you're saying is this is a pattern failure and the SYMPTOM from a crank sensor as the ROOT CAUSE....
Forum: Verus User Forum 12-11-2018, 03:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 841
Posted By Crusty
Yes, pretty serious indeed. But, it'll blow your...

Yes, pretty serious indeed. But, it'll blow your nose for ya...;)
Forum: Scanner Capabilities 12-11-2018, 03:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 852
Posted By Crusty
Hey GypsyR, I simply couldn't agree...

Hey GypsyR, I simply couldn't agree more-!!!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Verdict User Forum 12-08-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,259
Posted By Crusty
Anything from 1996 & newer SHOULD be OBD-II...

Anything from 1996 & newer SHOULD be OBD-II anyway, so single standard connector. There are some vehicles that were allowed "special consideration" and not required to be fully OBD-II compliant, but...
Forum: SureTrack User Group 12-08-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 1,623
Views: 381,226
Posted By Crusty
Good work Bob. Back to basics & fundamentals...

Good work Bob.
Back to basics & fundamentals again.
The fuel quality has always been an issue, even since the days of Carburetors & points & mechanical fuel pumps.
Many years ago, it was so...
Forum: US Member User Group 12-05-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 701
Posted By Crusty
Which one is yours? The Buick or the Saturn?

Which one is yours?
The Buick or the Saturn?
Forum: Solus/SOLUS PRO User Forum 11-25-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,464
Posted By Crusty
Running only 18 minutes before the test isn't...

Running only 18 minutes before the test isn't going to get everything warm enough. If it were run for 1/2 hr or more at highway speeds, it might get warm enough. After only 18 minutes the engine oil...
Forum: Solus/SOLUS PRO User Forum 11-24-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,464
Posted By Crusty
Plug in the scanner EVERY time you start the...

Plug in the scanner EVERY time you start the vehicle.
RECORD the data. Save the data. Put the data in your computer. Look at the data, all of it, using SSC.
You have to recognize what is normal...
Forum: Solus/SOLUS PRO User Forum 11-24-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,464
Posted By Crusty
Shopstream Connect is a FANTASTIC program-!! ...

Shopstream Connect is a FANTASTIC program-!!
If Snap-On didn't have that available, I wouldn't have even considered their equipment a decade ago.
Download the program.
Copy/move the files to a...
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