Technical
  • Dayco runs through timing belt installation

    The technical team from Dayco runs through the procedure for installing the Dayco kit KTB532 on a Nissan ...

    The technical team from Dayco runs through the procedure for installing the Dayco kit KTB532 on a Nissan Juke 1.5L diesel. The 110hp 1.5L (K9K) diesel engine in the 2012 Juke is used extensively acros ...

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  • Pico solves a cabin vibration problem

    Pico technician Steve Smith examines a BMW 320D M Sport xDrive Touring after the owner complained of sign ...

    Pico technician Steve Smith examines a BMW 320D M Sport xDrive Touring after the owner complained of significant cabin vibrations when travelling at motorway speeds. As a technician, there are a numbe ...

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  • Meyle releases tie rod end technical video



    Meyle has released a step-by-step video showing how the durability of a tie rod end can be significantly ...

    Meyle has released a step-by-step video showing how the durability of a tie rod end can be significantly extended with just a few work steps. If and how precisely a vehicle steers, depends on numerous ...

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  • Replace and install torsional vibration dampers

    The technical team at Corteco explains how to successfully replace a torsional vibration damper (TVD) sho ...

    The technical team at Corteco explains how to successfully replace a torsional vibration damper (TVD) should you notice any unwanted noise coming from the engine. Torsional Vibration Dampers (TVDs) pr ...

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  • Cabin filter curiosity

    The humble cabin filter is often overlooked. However, as the technical team at Bosch has found, it should ...

    The humble cabin filter is often overlooked. However, as the technical team at Bosch has found, it should be carefully considered when carrying out regular vehicle checks. When it comes to cabin filte ...

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  • Grease is the word

    Despite copper grease often being hailed as the ultimate lubricant, there isn’t a universal solution that ...

    Despite copper grease often being hailed as the ultimate lubricant, there isn’t a universal solution that is suitable for all contact points. Apec Braking outlines the need for specialised lubricants ...

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  • Autodata shares its fix on a Nissan Leaf

    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. Nissan Leaf - Cracking noise from fr ...

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  • Autodata tackles an engine fault on a Ford Focus

    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. Ford Focus - Lack of engine power an ...

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  • A fix for noisy drive systems

    Gates describes a solution to a timing belt replacement issue that will reduce the number of comebacks fo ...

    Gates describes a solution to a timing belt replacement issue that will reduce the number of comebacks for garages. Models: Skoda, VW, Audi, Seat Petrol engines: 1.6L, 2.0L Year: Wide ranging The sche ...

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  • How to replace a clutch on a Kia Ceed 1.4 CRDi

    This month, REPXPERT Alistair Mason replaces the clutch assembly on a 2013 Kia Ceed, which has covered mo ...

    This month, REPXPERT Alistair Mason replaces the clutch assembly on a 2013 Kia Ceed, which has covered more than 106,000 miles. With a recommended repair time of three-and-a-half hours and all repair  ...

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