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Forum: What Do You Want In Your Snap-on Diagnostic Tools 06-15-2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 131,488
Posted By greasybob
Nissan Is So Slow

About scanning Nissans. With the newer models by the time you do a vehicle identification, a systems call, and scan for all codes the vehicle has probably gone into battery saver mode and shut down...
Forum: US Member User Group 05-16-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By greasybob
Gas golf carts as you may know use a primitive...

Gas golf carts as you may know use a primitive stop/start system so that the starter/generator solenoid stays engaged (connected, it's belt driven) as long as the your foot is on the gas. Thus the...
Forum: US Member User Group 05-15-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By greasybob
EZ GO golf carts. They have continuous duty...

EZ GO golf carts. They have continuous duty solenoids. Not sure about the rating but I would think 30 amps at least. Look for the 4 cycle 1994 and newer models.
Forum: US Member User Group 05-12-2020, 10:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 696
Posted By greasybob
It should be listed under Module Setup in the...

It should be listed under Module Setup in the Functional test menu.
Forum: US Member User Group 05-08-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 46,082
Posted By greasybob
Did you know ??? If you have a newer GM vehicle...

Did you know ??? If you have a newer GM vehicle with auto temperature control it can be difficult to test the AC on days with lower ambient air temperatures because the buffer takes forever to...
Forum: US Member User Group 04-15-2020, 04:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 757
Posted By greasybob
Nice work !! I just did timing chains on F150...

Nice work !! I just did timing chains on F150 Ecoboost. just curious, did you leave the coolers in place and work over top of them or remove them and have the whole front of the engine exposed. I...
Forum: Verus User Forum 04-09-2020, 05:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 837
Posted By greasybob
Thanks, I'll give it a try tomorrow, I should...

Thanks, I'll give it a try tomorrow, I should have another Ford in the shop.
Forum: Verus User Forum 04-09-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 837
Posted By greasybob
No Custom Pid List

Recently while working on a 2013 Ford F150 I wanted to view a custom data PID list with only a few selected Pids. However when I clicked the Custom Tab instead of getting a Pid list to chose from I...
Forum: General Discussions 03-20-2020, 03:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,723
Posted By greasybob
Pretty rural around here. Things tend to get...

Pretty rural around here. Things tend to get buffered, never really bad and never outstanding either. Schools and other gathering places closed or restricted. I have 2 weeks worth of work outside at...
Forum: US Member User Group 03-03-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 46,082
Posted By greasybob
Tight spot ? Under dash, timing cover, under...

Tight spot ? Under dash, timing cover, under fender or bumper cover. If you have bolts where it's tough to get a socket or wrench and keep it on the bolt head while turning try this. Take the ratchet...
Forum: US Member User Group 02-29-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 46,082
Posted By greasybob
Recently I had to replace the rear brake rotors...

Recently I had to replace the rear brake rotors on a 2015 Audi A3. The allowable space to get tools to remove the calipers is very limited so time to improvise. I took the 14 triple square out of the...
Forum: J2534 (Flash Reprogramming) User Forum 02-29-2020, 06:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,877
Posted By greasybob
As I understand the RAP program they will not...

As I understand the RAP program they will not flash used modules. But will they help you if you are installing a used transmission ? With the programming when the TCM is part of the valve body and...
Forum: Scanner Capabilities 02-17-2020, 05:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,235
Posted By greasybob
A lot has been said about the need for for wifi...

A lot has been said about the need for for wifi connection during test drives. I did not find this to be the case. The vehicle stayed unlocked during the test drive when out of wifi range, there was...
Forum: General Discussions 02-15-2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,342
Posted By greasybob
If low power or fuel mileage are concerns I would...

If low power or fuel mileage are concerns I would be more interested in seeing the 02 and fuel trims from a test drive when the engine is under load. If That scanner is capable of recording that, the...
Forum: General Discussions 02-15-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,342
Posted By greasybob
It's kind of hard to see the 02 pattern on the...

It's kind of hard to see the 02 pattern on the scanner because of the scale. It starts at 5 volts which makes it hard to see things switching at 250 to 750 mV. I noticed in shop key that a 92 4.0 is...
Forum: Scanner Capabilities 02-14-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,235
Posted By greasybob
Yay !!! I finally did it, Got registered and all...

Yay !!! I finally did it, Got registered and all hooked up. Only took an hour. I hate passwords, when can we just go to a retina scan or some other bio marker. Why is there no sound on the Snap On...
Forum: J2534 (Flash Reprogramming) User Forum 02-01-2020, 06:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,547
Posted By greasybob
There I deleted it, but I can't delete the quote...

There I deleted it, but I can't delete the quote Oops
Forum: J2534 (Flash Reprogramming) User Forum 02-01-2020, 05:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,547
Posted By greasybob
Yeah, the cats out of the bag now, probably over...

Yeah, the cats out of the bag now, probably over , sorry.
Forum: J2534 (Flash Reprogramming) User Forum 01-31-2020, 04:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,547
Posted By greasybob
About that 3 day GDS access. Nothing to see here .

About that 3 day GDS access. Nothing to see here .
Forum: SureTrack User Group 01-31-2020, 03:52 PM
Replies: 1,627
Views: 484,801
Posted By greasybob
Have you ever taken a newer Jeep (push button...

Have you ever taken a newer Jeep (push button start) on a test drive and come back wondering where you put the key Fobik . Then you see that it's right where you left it, ON THE WINDSHIELD !!!! So...
Forum: J2534 (Flash Reprogramming) User Forum 01-15-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,701
Posted By greasybob
Sort of.... still would like to know why the...

Sort of.... still would like to know why the failures. if it's a down load speed thing, can it be adjusted ? How does the PTP3 know how to handle the down load given different protocols.
Forum: J2534 (Flash Reprogramming) User Forum 01-14-2020, 05:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,701
Posted By greasybob
So after frying the second PCM, this time using...

So after frying the second PCM, this time using the debug mode on the PTP3, I finally found a used PCM with the correct software calibration and just did the 30 minute theft relearn. I would have...
Forum: J2534 (Flash Reprogramming) User Forum 01-04-2020, 07:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,701
Posted By greasybob
Throwing caution to the wind I got another used...

Throwing caution to the wind I got another used PCM. This time I tried the debug enable method, still no go. At least I did not fry the PCM this time. I got nothing on the progress bar after a couple...
Forum: Lab Scope & Component Level Testing 01-01-2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,935
Posted By greasybob
13 Ram 5.7 short runner valve

This one had me going for a while. I had a 13 Ram 1500 5.7 with a code P1004 , the intake short runner valve not in the desired position. The code was intermittent but it could be duplicated on a...
Forum: Lab Scope & Component Level Testing 01-01-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,327
Posted By greasybob
Does the data identify which cylinder is...

Does the data identify which cylinder is misfiring ? A running compression test on that cylinder might give a better indication of the problem than a relative compression test. A relative compression...
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