Root Cause Analysis Tip: Equifactor Reference and Custom Tables
When using the Equifactor® module of the TapRooT® Software, you have the opportunity to store some very specific data in each Symptom or Possible Cause that can help your equipment experts with their troubleshooting efforts. Each of these Equifactor® items has an associated Equifactor® Reference area that allows you to store your own custom data.
For example, if I want to add a new Equifactor® item for troubleshooting a diesel engine that hesitates, you would start with the System Configuration – Equifactor Maintenance, and adding your own custom Diesel Engine troubleshooting table. You might start with this:
You could then add any extra information about that item by clicking “Edit” and adding your custom information:
You can even add a picture of your problem by clicking on “Image.”
Once you are done, you could then start a new incident and open your Equifactor® tables. You can access the Equifactor® Reference section either by right-clicking on the item, or clicking the Equifactor® Reference button at the bottom:
The new information is now available, including the picture you attached:
This information will make a great tool for your new troubleshooters!