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.
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.
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.
Pontiac Vibe - Part 1
This two-part video looks at testing procedures on a Pontiac Vibe misfire and rough idle problems.
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.
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.