PicoScope Case Studies Videos

These videos depict a number of PicoScope case studies showing real situations in which the PicoScope was used to diagnose vehicle problems. Some faults are really obscure but the PicoScope provides you with the insight and leads you to the source of the problem.

Operation & Testing COP Ignition (4-wire)

This case study is perfect for anyone interested in the working details of a Toyota / Lexus coil over plug ignition system and the very similar 3-wire designs used by many other manufacturers.

1995 Camaro - Starting Problem

A case study of a 1995 Camaro that has difficulty starting at times.

2003 Jeep Wrangler - Part 1

This case study from the PicoScope experts at Autonerdz is of a 2003 Jeep Wrangler that would idle fine but would stumble and stall as soon as the throttle was opened.

2003 Jeep Wrangler - Part 2

The second part of the Jeep Wrangler case study by Autonerdz.

2003 Jeep Wrangler - Part 3

The third part ot the Jeep Wrangler case study by Autonerdz.

2003 Jeep Wrangler - Part 4

The final part ot the Jeep Wrangler case study by Autonerdz.

Lexus RX 300 - Part 1

This two-part video looks at some of the testing procedures that may be used for any no-start condition.

Lexus RX 300 - Part 2

The second part of the Lexus RX 330.

Pontiac Vibe - Part 1

This two-part video looks at testing procedures on a Pontiac Vibe misfire and rough idle problems.

Pontiac Vibe - Part 2

The second part of the Pontiac Vibe.

Solving A Misfire - Part 1

This two-part video shows how ‘Eric The Car Guy’ and ‘ScannerDanner’ managed to solve a misfire using a combination of science and common sense.

Solving A Misfire - Part 2

The second part of Solving A Misfire.

2003 Ford Expedition 5.4 - Misfire

This video shows a 2003 Ford Expedition 5.4 coil-over-plug (COP) system with a misfire and a P0356 trouble code.

2002 Ford Escape - Misfire

This video by “ScannerDanner” uses PicoScope and a WPS500X Pressure Transducer to diagnose a misfire on a 2002 Ford Escape.

1988 Honda Civic - Misfire

This video by “ScannerDanner” uses PicoScope to diagnose a misfire on a 1988 Honda Civic.

1999 Dodge Avenger - Misfire

This video by “ScannerDanner” uses PicoScope to diagnose a misfire on a 1999 Dodge Avenger.

Volvo 940 - Misfire

This case study from the PicoScope experts at Autonerdz is of a Volvo 940 that had been through many shops trying to cure a misfire and pinging. The problem was diagnosed quickly with a PicoScope, the WPS500X Pressure transducer and a little creativity.

DTC: P0340 Camshaft Sensor Fault

This video shows Picoscope 6 in action. The vehicle tested had a P0340 camshaft position sensor signal fault.