Technical
  • Replacing the timing belt on an EA211 engine

    Gates explains some things every technician must know before changing the timing belt on VAG’s EA211 engi ...

    Gates explains some things every technician must know before changing the timing belt on VAG’s EA211 engine. While the VAG EA211 three-and-four-cylinder engines have been on the market for almost a de ...

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  • How to solve a Porsche Hybrid brake vacuum issue

    Opus’ IVS 360 team supports a customer’s Porsche Cayenne 92A hybrid brake vacuum issue. Vehicle informati ...

    Opus’ IVS 360 team supports a customer’s Porsche Cayenne 92A hybrid brake vacuum issue. Vehicle information Make: Porsche Model: Cayenne (2011 - 2017) Year: 2011-2017 Engine: Hybrid Tools required Dia ...

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  • febi outlines key part features

    It’s important to know how vehicle components are made and what exactly each feature is designed to achie ...

    It’s important to know how vehicle components are made and what exactly each feature is designed to achieve. This month, we take a look at Strut Top Mountings from febi. The Macpherson strut is made u ...

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  • Supporting the battery during diagnostic tests

    3D Group explains why it’s essential technicians use the appropriate battery support when running diagnos ...

    3D Group explains why it’s essential technicians use the appropriate battery support when running diagnostic tests on a vehicle. Imagine the following scenario: a vehicle has arrived at your workshop  ...

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  • How to ensure winter tyre safety

    Continental outlines how you can ensure your customers’ tyres are safe this winter. Severe weather during ...

    Continental outlines how you can ensure your customers’ tyres are safe this winter. Severe weather during the winter months presents driving challenges – slush, ice and hardpacked snow – and with it, ...

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  • Autodata fixes fault on Toyota Auris

    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. 2014 Toyota Auris whistling noise fr ...

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  • Autodata examines key fault

    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. 2017 Jaguar E-Pace erratic operation ...

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  • Common transmission control unit faults

    Electronic components remanufacturer ACTronics shines some light on transmission control units and some c ...

    Electronic components remanufacturer ACTronics shines some light on transmission control units and some common problems to look out for. Transmission control units really aren’t that hard to work with ...

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  • Best practice advice: brake pads

    One of Bosch’s braking experts answers common questions on brake pads and gives their best practice advic ...

    One of Bosch’s braking experts answers common questions on brake pads and gives their best practice advice. Brake pads are wearing parts. Every time a car is received at the workshop, the mechanics sh ...

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  • How to replace timing belt on a Fiat 500

    In this month’s timing belt focus, Schaeffler INA REPXPERT, Alistair Mason, replaces the timing belt, wat ...

    In this month’s timing belt focus, Schaeffler INA REPXPERT, Alistair Mason, replaces the timing belt, water pump and FEAD (front end auxiliary drive) kit on a 2014 1.2 Fiat 500. Manufacturer: Fiat Mod ...

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