Technical
  • Cabin Air Filter Failure

    Cabin air filters work to block out any pollutants and irritants emitted by other vehicles on the road. L ...

    Cabin air filters work to block out any pollutants and irritants emitted by other vehicles on the road. Like any part, filters can fail and need replacing if not routinely checked. Corteco explains mo ...

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  • Process Makes Perfect: Part 2

    Following on from last month’s article about the importance of a clear diagnostic process, technician Ben ...

    Following on from last month’s article about the importance of a clear diagnostic process, technician Ben Martins finishes the job. ...

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  • Double, Triple & Quad Turbos

    Phil Wilson from BTN Turbo explains how the increasingly complex technology built into turbochargers is e ...

    Phil Wilson from BTN Turbo explains how the increasingly complex technology built into turbochargers is essential in helping vehicle manufacturers cut emissions for diesel engines, without compromisin ...

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  • Components of a Hybrid or Electric Car

    HEVRA’s Pete Melville returns for part two of his hybrid and electric vehicle series. In this month’s art ...

    HEVRA’s Pete Melville returns for part two of his hybrid and electric vehicle series. In this month’s article, Pete takes a closer look at the components that make up a hybrid or electric car. ...

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  • Braking Resistors

    Steve Hughes, Managing Director of specialist electrical components manufacturer REO UK, explains the dif ...

    Steve Hughes, Managing Director of specialist electrical components manufacturer REO UK, explains the difference between air and water cooling braking resistors. ...

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  • Are You Resetting the Steering Angle Sensor?

    These days, most technicians appreciate the importance of a four wheel alignment check at the end of a st ...

    These days, most technicians appreciate the importance of a four wheel alignment check at the end of a steering and suspension job. However, one additional and critical check which is being overlooked ...

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  • Why do Turbos Fail?

    David Eszenyi, Commercial Director at Ivor Searle, examines the problem of turbo failure and explains the ...

    David Eszenyi, Commercial Director at Ivor Searle, examines the problem of turbo failure and explains the benefits of the remanufactured option when selecting a replacement unit. ...

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  • Cheap Replacements: A False Economy

    Back by popular demand, Scantec Automotive’s Ross Kemp explains why fitting poor quality, cheap parts can ...

    Back by popular demand, Scantec Automotive’s Ross Kemp explains why fitting poor quality, cheap parts can lead to some diagnostic head scratching, as well as being a false economy. ...

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  • Diagnostics on the Road

    Steve Scott spends his working life on the road as a mobile technician, solving the diagnostic problems t ...

    Steve Scott spends his working life on the road as a mobile technician, solving the diagnostic problems that others can’t. In his debut article, Steve recounts a recent case where his tried and tested ...

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  • Carrying out a Thorough Assessment

    Darren Darling returns this month to demonstrate why carrying out a thorough assessment is imperative in ...

    Darren Darling returns this month to demonstrate why carrying out a thorough assessment is imperative in making sure that you treat the cause, rather than the symptoms, of a DPF-related issue. ...

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