Technical
  • How to Rewind Brake Caliper Pistons

    Simple steps to success when replacing rear brake pads When replacing rear brake pads a suitable brake re ...

    Simple steps to success when replacing rear brake pads When replacing rear brake pads a suitable brake rewind tool is indispensable. Every brake caliper is different and each one needs its own adapter ...

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  • Rear Light Replacement Guide – Vauxhall Astra

    Make light work of the Tourer - Rear light replacement guide for the Vauxhall Astra J Sports Tourer To re ...

    Make light work of the Tourer - Rear light replacement guide for the Vauxhall Astra J Sports Tourer To replace the lamps on this particular model, technicians should follow a specific process. Firstly ...

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  • How to fit a clutch on a Citroen C4

    A full clutch replacement guide for a Citreon C4 2007 1.6 VTR+ model from Schaeffler Automotive Aftermark ...

    A full clutch replacement guide for a Citreon C4 2007 1.6 VTR+ model from Schaeffler Automotive Aftermarket UK The Citroen C4 is the successor to the Xsara and was first launched in 2004 before receiv ...

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  • Belt Fitting Guide – Ford Fiesta V 2004

    Full belt fitment guide for a Ford Fiesta V 2004 1.4L 16V model with engine code FXJA As errors are frequ ...

    Full belt fitment guide for a Ford Fiesta V 2004 1.4L 16V model with engine code FXJA As errors are frequently committed when changing the timing belt on this particular model, the ContiTech Power Tra ...

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  • How to Refit an Ignition Coil Rail

    NGK Spark Plugs take us through Opel/GM ignition coil rail removal and installation. NGK’s newly launched ...

    NGK Spark Plugs take us through Opel/GM ignition coil rail removal and installation. NGK’s newly launched YouTube channel – www.youtube.com/channel/U CVveRIWmTwxoTWtMQL WDnlQ – includes a series of te ...

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  • Brake Fluid: A Best Practice Guide

    A best practice guide from Mintex on brake fluid testing, checking and everything in between. When it com ...

    A best practice guide from Mintex on brake fluid testing, checking and everything in between. When it comes to vehicle maintenance, monitoring the condition of brake fluid rarely makes most drivers’ ‘ ...

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  • Which Filter Is Which?

    How to ensure the right oil filter is inserted into the correct housing. MAHLE has an abundance of techni ...

    How to ensure the right oil filter is inserted into the correct housing. MAHLE has an abundance of technical knowledge in regards to filtration systems for all sorts of vehicles. It is this expertise ...

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  • Brake Light Switch Fitment Guide

    Switch Fitting Secrets - How to easily fit a brake light switch To help technicians to accurately replace ...

    Switch Fitting Secrets - How to easily fit a brake light switch To help technicians to accurately replace a brake light switch, we’ve recently produced a TechAssist bulletin that guides them through t ...

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  • Why Do Actuators Go Wrong?

    Melett take us through some common problems that can cause a turbo to fail Common turbo failure modes cre ...

    Melett take us through some common problems that can cause a turbo to fail Common turbo failure modes create much discussion between our customers and technical department. To help identify common fai ...

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  • Why Thinner Engine Oils Can Help VMs Meet Targets

    Thin is the new thick. As more aggressive CO2 rules loom, we find out why thinner engine oils can help VM ...

    Thin is the new thick. As more aggressive CO2 rules loom, we find out why thinner engine oils can help VMs to meet these targets. Driven largely by last year’s ‘diesel-gate’ fall-out, VMs are now bein ...

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