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Base Engine Analysis Quick Quiz

Some of the most difficult problems to diagnose are engine problems. There is NO scan tool that can tell you that you have a bad cam lobe on Cylinder #4! Take our 5 question quick quiz to test your knowledge of base engine problems and how to diagnose them using tools you already have in your shop.

Valve Timing Case Study Tech Tip

In this excerpt from Dave Scaler’s complete training program ‘Base Engine Analysis,’ Dave shares a quick case study on a Pontiac Grand Am with a Quad 4 that came in with misfire DTCs. He discusses the diagnostic procedures and details of the compression test on this vehicles Quad 4. He gives some best practices and helpful hints for dealing with valve timing issues like those exhibited in this case study.