The method of timing verification shown in this video can be used on any car. Even on old school, non-computer controlled systems. I am also showing in this video how to properly align the timing chains on a 2003 Suzuki Aerio 2.0
Engine Performance Diagnostics chapter 1 pages 17-23
- no start with good spark, fuel and compression
- cylinder head was repaired and timing chains replaced and now the engine will not start
- remove and re-align timing chain (wrong colored link was used on the main chain to align the marks)
- how to determine the cause of a no start condition
- how to check for spark with a basic spark tester
- how to verify fuel is getting to the cylinder (propane test)
- how to test for proper compression
- how to determine perform a relative compression test
- how to verify proper ignition timing with a scope
- how to use an in-cylinder pressure transducer
- how to set the timing chains properly
- PicoScope 4425 4 Channel Standard Diagnostic Kit
- Fluke PV350 pressure transducer
- Thexton Spark Tester
- (Chapter 1) Misfire ID, Compression Tests, Vacuum Leaks, Fuel Trim, Head Gasket, Restricted Exhaust, Low Power, DMM
- Honda Civic 1.7 (start, run, stall case study)
- How to perform a compression test with a scope (Verus-Vantage)
- Jumped timing chain (no compression on 3 cylinders) - GM 3.6
- Broken timing chain with good spark - GM 2.2 (part 1)
- Broken timing chain with good spark - GM 2.2 (part 2)
For more information on this topic, I have written a “field manual” called Engine Performance Diagnostics which is available at www.scannerdanner.com as an eBook or paper book.
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