Technical
  • It’s a marathon, not a sprint

    Pico Technology recently received a case study from Daniel Black, a US Mercedes Benz technician, which sh ...

    Pico Technology recently received a case study from Daniel Black, a US Mercedes Benz technician, which showed the process of diagnosing a Mercedes Benz Sprinter 906 suffering from a lack of power. The ...

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  • How to replace the clutch assembly on an Audi 2.0 TDI Quattro

    REPXPERT Alistair Mason replaced the clutch assembly and dual mass flywheel (DMF) on a 2009 Audi TT 2.0 T ...

    REPXPERT Alistair Mason replaced the clutch assembly and dual mass flywheel (DMF) on a 2009 Audi TT 2.0 TDI Quattro, which has covered more than 85,000 miles. The customer reported that the clutch was ...

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  • Common Faults: Remote transponder issues

    Autoelectro has noticed a recurring problem with the remote transponders on certain vehicle models that m ...

    Autoelectro has noticed a recurring problem with the remote transponders on certain vehicle models that many think is an issue with the starter motor or solenoid. With this not being the case, the rem ...

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  • Best Practice: Remember the resistor

    Denso explains why technicians should not overlook the resistor when changing the cabin blower fan. Cabin ...

    Denso explains why technicians should not overlook the resistor when changing the cabin blower fan. Cabin blowers generate a flow of air, which passes through the heater, ventilation and air condition ...

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  • The DPF Doctor’s Surgery

    In the latest rendition of The DPF Doctor’s Surgery, PMM welcomes a new contributor, Barry Lawson, who ta ...

    In the latest rendition of The DPF Doctor’s Surgery, PMM welcomes a new contributor, Barry Lawson, who takes us through his process for diagnosing and curing a long-suffering Ford Kuga. Vehicle: 2010 ...

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  • Electric Avenue

    The constant emergence of new battery technologies can be hard to keep up with. To help, HEVRA’s Pete Mel ...

    The constant emergence of new battery technologies can be hard to keep up with. To help, HEVRA’s Pete Melville runs through the differences between hybrid and electric batteries and their effects on r ...

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  • Autodata shares its fix on a Suzuki Vitara

    In this regular column, Autodata’s Technical Team share their fixes to common problems raised through Aut ...

    In this regular column, Autodata’s Technical Team share their fixes to common problems raised through Autodata’s technical helpline, available to all UK customers. Suzuki Vitara – resonance or abnorma ...

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  • Porsche 911 message centre display fix with Autodocta

    In this regular column, Autodata’s Technical Team share their fixes to common problems raised through Aut ...

    In this regular column, Autodata’s Technical Team share their fixes to common problems raised through Autodata’s technical helpline, available to all UK customers. Porsche 911 - message centre display ...

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  • Case Study: How to prevent a broken adjuster

    Gates traces the cause of a broken adjuster to a common fitting error and provides the ideal solution. En ...

    Gates traces the cause of a broken adjuster to a common fitting error and provides the ideal solution. Engine: VAG 1.4, 1.6, 2.0L Fuel: Diesel, common rail Year: 2012 onward When the Gates Claim Handl ...

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  • How to replace the clutch on a Vauxhall Movano

    This month, Schaeffler REPXPERT Alistair Mason replaced the clutch on a Vauxhall Movano 2.3 D, which has ...

    This month, Schaeffler REPXPERT Alistair Mason replaced the clutch on a Vauxhall Movano 2.3 D, which has covered more than 140,000 miles. As is the norm with light commercial vehicles, the first job i ...

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