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Hi, has anyone set the sync signal with a scan tool? It involves moving the distributor like setting ignition timing to set it but you need a scan tool capable of running the set sync function.
No, there's a function in a scan tool to set it. You want to get it as close to 0 degrees as possible when using the set sync signal function.
It's not ignition timing like an older distributor adjustment, just the sync between the cam and crank sensors.
A half decent aftermarket scanner should be capable of doing it. It should be an an hour labor max, it takes about 5 minutes. If it is at +/-10 degrees now, it could be the cause of the misfire. Idk if it's worth you buying a scanner that can do it. I'd guess you'd be lucky if you could find a used one for 500 that's capable of doing it.