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Old 04-03-2010, 11:38 PM
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ok i got hold of a scanner for tomorrow what am i checking or which is important.
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I don't know what you can look at on the snap on so I will throw a few things out there.

Injector Control Pressure, HPOP duty cycle, Engine Oil Temp, Injector Pulse Width...
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The Snap-On with up-to-date software should be virtually the equivalent of a dealer's Ford scanner. Everything should be available if I'm not mistaken.

A buddy who is a quality independent-garage mechanic has one, and that's his claim.

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From what I have seen with my Solus, I can get everything the NGS(factory ford) can EXCEPT for turbine shaft speed or input shaft speed for the trans.
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From what I have seen with my Solus, I can get everything the NGS(factory ford) can EXCEPT for turbine shaft speed or input shaft speed for the trans.
I think it's a modis scanner.Do you know how to select which pids to watch or do you have to watch it all?
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It depends what update it has in it. If it is before 9.4 you hit N from the pid screen and then there is a menu-select "custom datalist" or something like that.

If it has 9.4 in it from the pid screen go to the furthest right icon, hit Y and then select "custom datalist" and you can pick what pids you want it to show. To graph go to the left view icon and you can select from 1-4 screens.

I will admit the snap on scanners are a little hard to get used to, but once you have it down they are great.

If you get in a bind and need some help shoot me a PM and I'll give you my # to try and walk you through it.
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sorry to ho jack but does anybody know if the Snap on scanner will let you change the speedo for bigger tires?
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Not that I have found.
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The Snap-On with up-to-date software should be virtually the equivalent of a dealer's Ford scanner. Everything should be available if I'm not mistaken.

A buddy who is a quality independent-garage mechanic has one, and that's his claim.

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a modis wont do as much as the IDS will. snap on has a good code reader for generic stuff but not specific stuff.
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