Technical
  • Scantec solves a Ford Fiesta issue

    Ross Kemp of Scantec Automotive wrestles with a Ford Fiesta that was exhibiting a central locking problem ...

    Ross Kemp of Scantec Automotive wrestles with a Ford Fiesta that was exhibiting a central locking problem. Here’s how he managed to solve the issue… As a German car diagnostic specialist, I often find ...

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  • HELLA answers technician’s queries

    Throughout lockdown, HELLA’s technical team has been working overtime answering the queries of troubled t ...

    Throughout lockdown, HELLA’s technical team has been working overtime answering the queries of troubled technicians. Here, the experts highlight two areas of particular concern. Vexing Vauxhalls HELLA ...

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  • Arnott Europe provides best practice advice

    Arnott Europe, the air suspension specialist, provides PMM readers with a refresher on best practice for ...

    Arnott Europe, the air suspension specialist, provides PMM readers with a refresher on best practice for working on air suspension systems as business starts to pick up pace once again. Safety and pre ...

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  • Dayco replaces Ford Focus timing belt

    The technical team at Dayco details how to replace the timing belt on a Ford Focus II 1.6L TDCi using the ...

    The technical team at Dayco details how to replace the timing belt on a Ford Focus II 1.6L TDCi using the KTBWP9140 Dayco Kit. As replacing the timing belt requires the removal of the auxiliary belt, ...

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  • Blue Print replaces clutch in a Škoda

    This month, Charles Figgins, Technical Marketing Manager at Blue Print, replaced the clutch in a 2006 Ško ...

    This month, Charles Figgins, Technical Marketing Manager at Blue Print, replaced the clutch in a 2006 Škoda Roomster, which was fitted with a 1.2L TSi engine and a five-speed manual gearbox. The vehic ...

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  • Pico runs through a BMW fault

    Pico Technician, Steve Smith, takes PMM readers through the following case study that looks at a known an ...

    Pico Technician, Steve Smith, takes PMM readers through the following case study that looks at a known and documented issue surrounding a knocking noise from the steering column area of a BMW. Vehicle ...

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  • NGK offers tips for installing Lambda sensors

    Ignition specialist NGK provides a few pointers on how to properly install Lambda sensors. When it comes ...

    Ignition specialist NGK provides a few pointers on how to properly install Lambda sensors. When it comes to Lambda sensors, the longevity of the component rests on two aspects: the first is the qualit ...

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  • REPXPERT replaces Peugeot timing belt

    This month, REPXPERT Alistair Mason replaced the timing belt on a 2015 Peugeot 2008 fitted with a 1.2 VVT ...

    This month, REPXPERT Alistair Mason replaced the timing belt on a 2015 Peugeot 2008 fitted with a 1.2 VVT 3-cylinder petrol engine. The oil pressure warning light was activated at the relatively low m ...

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  • Blue Print replaces the clutch on a MINI

    Charles Figgins, Technical Marketing Manager at Blue Print, runs through the clutch replacement procedure ...

    Charles Figgins, Technical Marketing Manager at Blue Print, runs through the clutch replacement procedure on a MINI One Countryman, which was fitted with the popular 1.6 petrol PSA group engine. The M ...

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  • Scantec Automotive addresses vehicle diagnostics

    Ross Kemp, of Scantec Automotive, understands the difficulties of keeping a functioning data log. In this ...

    Ross Kemp, of Scantec Automotive, understands the difficulties of keeping a functioning data log. In this article, he outlines the system his business uses to ensure that he always has access to the i ...

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