Technical
  • How to replace the clutch on a VW Passat

    Blue Print’s Charles Figgins guides the PMM audience through a clutch replacement on a 1.9 VW Passat. Veh ...

    Blue Print’s Charles Figgins guides the PMM audience through a clutch replacement on a 1.9 VW Passat. Vehicle Information   Make: Volkswagen Model: Passat Engine: 1.9 TDi Transmission: Five-speed manu ...

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  • Liqui Moly investigates vehicle problems

    In this series of articles, Liqui Moly investigates common vehicle problems and proposes a solution. Prob ...

    In this series of articles, Liqui Moly investigates common vehicle problems and proposes a solution. Problem: Old petrol in hybrid vehicles Solution: Liqui Moly Hybrid Additive Assessment: If a combus ...

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  • Wiper motor failures explored

    First Line outlines some common wiper motor failures to the PMM audience. Due to certain vehicle defects, ...

    First Line outlines some common wiper motor failures to the PMM audience. Due to certain vehicle defects, some wiper motors will always be more prone to failure than others. Therefore it is advisable ...

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  • How induction heat can improve workshop safety

    A Land Rover specialist is improving safety and productivity after investing in a portable heat inductor. ...

    A Land Rover specialist is improving safety and productivity after investing in a portable heat inductor. Family-run workshop Stonelake of Halifax specialises in the service and repair of Land Rovers. ...

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  • DPF Doctor tackles a Ford Transit custom

    DPF Doctor Barry Lawson, from Ewan Lawson Motors is back! This month, he is tackling a 2.2l Ford Transit ...

    DPF Doctor Barry Lawson, from Ewan Lawson Motors is back! This month, he is tackling a 2.2l Ford Transit Custom with 145k miles on the clock. Vehicle information: 2.2l Ford Transit Custom – 145,000 mi ...

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  • How to replace timing chain on a Vauxhall Corsa

    This month PMM turns its attention to an older technology reappearing in workshops – the timing chain. FA ...

    This month PMM turns its attention to an older technology reappearing in workshops – the timing chain. FAI Auto goes through some best practice tips on a Vauxhall Corsa. Vehicle: Vauxhall CORSA Mk III ...

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  • How to fix a flat battery on a Range Rover Evoque

    PMM troubleshooter Andy Horwat tackles a Range Rover Evoque whose battery issues are causing its owner co ...

    PMM troubleshooter Andy Horwat tackles a Range Rover Evoque whose battery issues are causing its owner considerable stress. Vehicle Information Make: Land Rover Model: Range Rover Evoque Engine: 2.2l ...

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  • Common issues relating to the cooling system

    Gates advises technicians on some common issues related to the cooling system in vehicles. Although not a ...

    Gates advises technicians on some common issues related to the cooling system in vehicles. Although not a supplier of coolant, it’s clear that the performance of the cooling system components that Gat ...

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  • Inside the 7G-Tronic TCU

    ACtronics takes an in-depth look at Mercedes’ 7G-Tronic transmission control unit and outlines what you n ...

    ACtronics takes an in-depth look at Mercedes’ 7G-Tronic transmission control unit and outlines what you need to know before working on one. Most experts will think immediately of Mercedes-Benz when th ...

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  • CTEK outlines PRO120

    Battery chargers are a feature in every workshop. Here, we take a look at an offering from CTEK – the PRO ...

    Battery chargers are a feature in every workshop. Here, we take a look at an offering from CTEK – the PRO120. The PRO120 from CTEK is a 12 V, 120 A battery charger and power supply, designed to meet t ...

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