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Forum: Scanner Capabilities 01-15-2009, 02:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,563
Posted By Nick
The issue will be immobilizer, if it does in fact...

The issue will be immobilizer, if it does in fact have immo 3. When you scan the cluster does it display the vin and immo #?
Forum: Scanner Capabilities 10-14-2008, 08:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,538
Posted By Nick
Assuming you have used all the scan tools you...

Assuming you have used all the scan tools you have access to; if this MIL is on a code is present. The fact that certain scan tools could not display the code is an error with the tool. Your best bet...
Forum: Scanner Capabilities 09-05-2008, 04:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,705
Posted By Nick
When customers of mine have trouble with the...

When customers of mine have trouble with the procedure they usually miss one of two steps. They do not have their foot on the brake. Or engine has not reached proper temp.

Other than those...
Forum: Scanner Capabilities 08-16-2008, 02:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,094
Posted By Nick
The MTG has a color display and has PID graphing...

The MTG has a color display and has PID graphing capabilities.

I would steer away from the MTG. I support a few shops who had one in the past. They all had issues with it.
Forum: Lab Scope & Component Level Testing 08-15-2008, 09:01 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 22,360
Posted By Nick
I have used touch screens in shops for years. On...

I have used touch screens in shops for years. On my tablet pc's they would only scratch where you would drag a tool bar.

Scan tools with touch screens, (ie, BMW GT1) have lasted perfectly for...
Forum: Lab Scope & Component Level Testing 08-14-2008, 10:50 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 22,360
Posted By Nick
Would you share a screen shot of the colors...

Would you share a screen shot of the colors inversed?
Forum: Lab Scope & Component Level Testing 08-13-2008, 06:42 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 22,360
Posted By Nick
Thanks for sharing! I like the look of the scope...

Thanks for sharing! I like the look of the scope screen. Voltage display on the side for each channel is nice.
Forum: Scanner Capabilities 08-08-2008, 04:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,767
Posted By Nick
DOH!.. My mistake.... I wll edit it. :o

DOH!.. My mistake.... I wll edit it. :o
Forum: Scanner Capabilities 08-07-2008, 11:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,767
Posted By Nick
Snap On does make parts of it from what I...

Snap On does make parts of it from what I understand. The one I have pictured did not have the Snap On logo on the docking station. I know Denso is involved.

Delphi owned the tool I was playing...
Forum: Scanner Capabilities 08-07-2008, 11:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,767
Posted By Nick
I will wager a guess. I think they are refering...

I will wager a guess. I think they are refering to OEM pc-based scan tool. Ford, GM (soon) Toyota Techstream (pictured below), etc..

I have the chance to play with techstream a few weeks ago....
Forum: Diagnostic Platforms 08-06-2008, 02:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 12,507
Posted By Nick
Not napping. Driving home from work. I am...

Not napping. Driving home from work.

I am curious of the new tool also.
Forum: Lab Scope & Component Level Testing 07-22-2008, 06:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 23,095
Posted By Nick
I am not trying to say the tranducer doesn't...

I am not trying to say the tranducer doesn't work. I have used them in the past. Actually my use dates back to using a map sensor and engine vacuum. I found the time I spent, I could have gotten...
Forum: Lab Scope & Component Level Testing 07-22-2008, 03:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 23,095
Posted By Nick
Not to continue beating this dead horse. I have...

Not to continue beating this dead horse. I have been using compression gauges for timing being off for a very long time. I can and do tell the difference when v style engine timing is off. Also keep...
Forum: Lab Scope & Component Level Testing 07-22-2008, 12:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 23,095
Posted By Nick
I have found timing belts off a tooth with a...

I have found timing belts off a tooth with a compression gauge.

The most important part is having a consistent compression routine. On a v style engine the compression bank to bank will be off. ...
Forum: Diagnostic Platforms 07-22-2008, 11:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,122
Posted By Nick
If you are talking about the heritage vantage I...

If you are talking about the heritage vantage I always thought the screen was too small. That was the major factor that kept me away.
Forum: Lab Scope & Component Level Testing 07-22-2008, 11:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 23,095
Posted By Nick
The pressure will show it. For example. late...

The pressure will show it. For example. late exhaust valve timing will cause a higher reading.

This has worked for me over the years with sohc v style engines and dohc v style engines.

Your...
Forum: Lab Scope & Component Level Testing 07-22-2008, 09:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 23,095
Posted By Nick
I use static and dynamic compression.

I use static and dynamic compression.
Forum: Lab Scope & Component Level Testing 07-22-2008, 04:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 23,095
Posted By Nick
Valve timing issues can be dtermined by pressure...

Valve timing issues can be dtermined by pressure variations in the cylinder. A gauge and a good consistent test routine will do this. I have used a SO compression gauge to diagnose mechanical timing...
Forum: Scanner Capabilities 07-14-2008, 03:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,060
Posted By Nick
I did a search and came up with this thread. ...

I did a search and came up with this thread.

It may be of no help.

http://productforum.autorepairdata.com/forum/showthread.php?t=78&highlight=pinion+factor
Forum: What Do You Want In Your Snap-on Diagnostic Tools 07-09-2008, 12:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,597
Posted By Nick
Good to know. Thx again for the fix info

Good to know. Thx again for the fix info
Forum: What Do You Want In Your Snap-on Diagnostic Tools 07-09-2008, 10:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,597
Posted By Nick
What do you mean bad? Was it dry and burnt? ...

What do you mean bad? Was it dry and burnt?

If it was check your back pressure. Excessive back pressure will melt the hoses and ruin the dpfe sensor.
Forum: Lab Scope & Component Level Testing 07-04-2008, 06:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,804
Posted By Nick
I would attempt to swap pos and neg leads, or...

I would attempt to swap pos and neg leads, or flip flop clamp when attempting to get the signal.
Forum: Lab Scope & Component Level Testing 07-03-2008, 06:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,804
Posted By Nick
0.2 volts is 200 mVs. Now as far as setting on...

0.2 volts is 200 mVs. Now as far as setting on the heritage vantage, I do not remember. It has been that long since I have owned a MODIS. I know the two items you have work together fine. Just a...
Forum: Lab Scope & Component Level Testing 07-03-2008, 06:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,804
Posted By Nick
If you are 0.2 v scale. The probe set on...

If you are 0.2 v scale. The probe set on 1mV/100mA 0.2 volts would be 20amps. Set on 1mV/10mA 0.2 volts would be 2 amps.

The setting on the PDI could be labeled better.

1mV/10mA can be...
Forum: Lab Scope & Component Level Testing 07-02-2008, 10:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,804
Posted By Nick
Where are you connected? Do not connect through...

Where are you connected? Do not connect through the amp probde connection. Use the multi meter +/- inputs.
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