Technical
  • Exhaust Systems Fitment Tips

    How to avoid issues through incorrect fitment with Bosal Automotive & Industrial Components. As an es ...

    How to avoid issues through incorrect fitment with Bosal Automotive & Industrial Components. As an essential part of an engine’s emission system, the exhaust removes harmful emissions to keep vehi ...

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  • What Causes Brake Judder?

    Apec Braking take us through the preventative steps you should take to avoid brake judder. Brake judder i ...

    Apec Braking take us through the preventative steps you should take to avoid brake judder. Brake judder is one of the few ailments that can affect all types of vehicles. Brake judder manifests itself ...

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  • Why Fitting a New Cat Doesn’t Always Fix the Real Issue

    Are you masking the problem? Stuart Still, Technical Trainer, EEC has the answers. Why are the new vehicl ...

    Are you masking the problem? Stuart Still, Technical Trainer, EEC has the answers. Why are the new vehicle emissions regulations getting tougher? I thought they were designed to reduce pollution but, ...

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  • How to Fit a Clutch on an Audi A4

    A full clutch replacement guide for a 2.0 TDI model from Schaeffler Automotive Aftermarket UK. Audi relea ...

    A full clutch replacement guide for a 2.0 TDI model from Schaeffler Automotive Aftermarket UK. Audi released the 8K chassis A4 in 2007. Included in this model were some changes to the clutch and trans ...

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  • How to Fit a Timing Belt on a Vauxhall Vectra

    A full timing belt replacement guide for a Vauxhall Vectra 1.8 VVTI model The Vauxhall Vectra has been a ...

    A full timing belt replacement guide for a Vauxhall Vectra 1.8 VVTI model The Vauxhall Vectra has been a popular car on our roads ever since it was first launched in 1995. The recommended timing belt ...

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  • Workshop Essentials – Battery Maintenance Data

    According to Autodata, the number of vehicles with battery issues doubles in the period between November ...

    According to Autodata, the number of vehicles with battery issues doubles in the period between November and February each year. Although the top reasons for winter breakdowns in the UK range from ins ...

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  • Key Winter Checks

    A thorough winter servicing schedule can ensure that your customers don’t face any unnecessary ‘fails’ at ...

    A thorough winter servicing schedule can ensure that your customers don’t face any unnecessary ‘fails’ at MOT test time. Neil Kidby, Service Tool Specialist at Sealey, identifies some of the key check ...

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  • “Will drivers need to worry about STEERING at all?”

    Jonathan Sampson, MD of automotive training specialists, AutoMate Training, looks at why vehicle steering ...

    Jonathan Sampson, MD of automotive training specialists, AutoMate Training, looks at why vehicle steering is heading towards a ‘hands-off’ future. For the best part of the automobile’s 130 year existe ...

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  • Air Suspension Products? Think ‘FACTOR FIRST’!

    With the use of air suspension systems on modern vehicles increasing, it’s important for independent work ...

    With the use of air suspension systems on modern vehicles increasing, it’s important for independent workshops to have access to a quality range of replacement parts. Traditionally seen as a ‘dealer o ...

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  • Turning to Remanufacturers

    As insurance companies look at ways to reduce repair costs, Thijs Jasink, COO of ACtronics, explains why ...

    As insurance companies look at ways to reduce repair costs, Thijs Jasink, COO of ACtronics, explains why they’re increasingly turning to remanufacturers. It's a well-known fact that re-manufacturing u ...

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