Technical
  • 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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  • Two sides of the same coin

    Ross Kemp of Scantec Automotive has spoken in previous issues of PMM about how aftermarket tools are cruc ...

    Ross Kemp of Scantec Automotive has spoken in previous issues of PMM about how aftermarket tools are crucial to the diagnostics process. However, occasionally there is a need to seek out other alterna ...

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  • Best Practice: Specialist tools required

    Richard Newman, Comline’s Product Line Manager, explains why having specialist tools available is not onl ...

    Richard Newman, Comline’s Product Line Manager, explains why having specialist tools available is not only advisable, but often essential. When tackling the fitment of a wheel hub, such as the CHA045 ...

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  • Deconstructing the DTC

    Do you know your DTCs? If not, you may be surprised to hear that truly understanding a DTC can help you d ...

    Do you know your DTCs? If not, you may be surprised to hear that truly understanding a DTC can help you deal with the fault it is representing. Autodata elaborates… A diagnostic trouble code, better k ...

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  • Case Study: Premature outer brake pad wear

    Apec Braking tackles the all-too-common issue of outer brake pad wear. The braking problem had endured ov ...

    Apec Braking tackles the all-too-common issue of outer brake pad wear. The braking problem had endured over the course of a few months. It had started with the owner of the vehicle purchasing the vehi ...

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  • Porsche Cayenne technical fix with Autodocta

    Autodata’s Technical Team share their fixes to common problems raised through Autodata’s technical helpli ...

    Autodata’s Technical Team share their fixes to common problems raised through Autodata’s technical helpline, available to all UK customers. Fault: We are having difficulty finding the cause of a stick ...

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  • Peugeot 2008- TPMS warning lamp illuminated – Autodocta

    Autodata’s Technical Team share their fixes to common problems raised through Autodata’s technical helpli ...

    Autodata’s Technical Team share their fixes to common problems raised through Autodata’s technical helpline, available to all UK customers. Fault: A customer is complaining that the TPMS warning lamp ...

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  • How to install a timing belt on a Volvo D5

    Dayco sets out the process required to accurately replace a timing belt and the auxiliary drive system on ...

    Dayco sets out the process required to accurately replace a timing belt and the auxiliary drive system on a Volvo D5. The 2.0 and 2.4L diesel D5 engines used by Volvo in almost every variant in the ma ...

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  • How to replace the clutch on a Nissan Qashqai 1.5 dCi

    This month, REPXPERT Alistair Mason replaces the clutch assembly in a 2014 2WD Nissan Qashqai, which had ...

    This month, REPXPERT Alistair Mason replaces the clutch assembly in a 2014 2WD Nissan Qashqai, which had covered more than 88,000 miles. In the lead up to this clutch replacement, the customer had com ...

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  • A Camry quandary: part 2

    We begin where we left off in last month, as Steve Smith, Automotive Application Specialist at Pico, cont ...

    We begin where we left off in last month, as Steve Smith, Automotive Application Specialist at Pico, continues his task of correcting a camshaft correlation error on a Toyota Camry… Thanks to our coll ...

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