Scoping Out Engine Mechanical Faults

This video is a trailer of the Motor Age webinar covering Engine Mechanical Faults. To get the full video please buy the Scoping Out Engine Mechanical Faults webinar at: For the latest tips and upcoming live online training, sign up for our newsletter! Loss of seal in the combustion chamber, especially if that loss is intermittent, can be time consuming to diagnose and confirm with traditional testing methods. In addition, volumetric efficiency losses caused by problems like valve timing shifts, improper variable valve timing operation, and restricted Exhausts can also be difficult to nail down. But by using the power of an automotive lab scope and a few accessories, technicians can reduce their troubleshooting time and confirm faults that would otherwise elude them. And that's the topic of this Motor Age/TST webcast featuring guest expert Bernie Thompson of Automotive Test Solutions. Click this link to subscribe to Motor Age!

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