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10 Apr 2021 16:08 #48122 by Dinos55
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There are so many brands of scanners to choose from and I am advance DIY'ER so I am looking for some suggestions on the best scanner in the price range of $300-350, working on a 98 Chevy C1500 miss fire only when going a hill, runs great at all other times plus I want to bleed brakes with ABS. I want to graph the fuel trims verses the O2 sensors ETC.

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11 Apr 2021 19:47 #48158 by 70monte
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I have an Innova 5610 which is a decent scanner in your price range and has some bi-directional capabilities.

I have the same truck except 4x4 and you don't need a scanner to bleed the brakes on this truck. I've owned my truck since new and have bled the brakes numerous times over the years.
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13 Apr 2021 05:17 #48188 by Andy.MacFadyen
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With a skipping going up hills the first suspect is usually a secondary ignition fault ---- plugs, plug leads, distrobutor cap, coil anywhere the ignition spark can find a way to jump to ground without going accross the spark plug gap.
When the engine is pulling hard the the gas pedal is down and the throttle dosen't restrict the air going into the cylinders so the preesure inside the cylinder increases and so the spark needs more kilo volts for the spark to cross the spark plug gap. All those kilo volts will look for an easier way to ground so will try and jump to ground through the insulation on the coil or plug lead or distributor cap or the ceramic insulator on plug itself.

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14 Apr 2021 08:53 #48219 by Dinos55
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I did a complete tune up "Plugs,Wires,Cap,Roter" Even changed the Ing. coil, No help
I must admit I did turn into a parts changer trying to find the issue:
MAF Sensor
MAP Sensor
Crank Angle Sensor
Throttle Position Sensor
That's what lead me to Dan's web site to find the problem the correct way.

Dino

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18 May 2021 22:44 #49002 by l..edvn
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I found a Autel OBDII scanner, Autel Maxicheck Pro 149usd
www.diagmart.com/collections/professiona...m-diagnostic-scanner

MaxiCheck Pro service tool, based on Autel’s latest diagnostic platform, is simple and easy to use. It is specially designed for professional technicians and body shops to service individual specialized systems, such as EPB, Oil Service, ABS, SRS, BMS, DPF and more.

MaxiCheck Pro provides quick and easy solutions to everyday tasks in the workshop that cannot be completed without the use of a diagnostic tool. It is the ideal service tool for today’s technicians at a price everyone can afford.

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02 Jul 2021 17:16 - 02 Jul 2021 17:17 #49756 by Dinos55
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Still attempting to solve my issue with my 1998 C1500 missing only when under a load "Uphill" I did an exhaust back pressure test and didn't see what I was expecting,  I was expecting to see high back pressures but I seem to have a vacuum on the higher RPM's I did block off the EGR valve but still have the missing up the hill issue. however the EGR is reconnected on the test.

Please see the video of my test results results and please give me your feed back as to what you think.



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02 Jul 2021 17:42 #49757 by juergen.scholl
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No video attached??

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