Technical
  • 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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  • A tale of two keys

    When investigating the cause of a reported non-start on a Mercedes C-Class, Ross Kemp of Scantec Automoti ...

    When investigating the cause of a reported non-start on a Mercedes C-Class, Ross Kemp of Scantec Automotive discovers that the key to solving the issue was in fact...the key. We were recently tasked w ...

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  • How to change oil for automatic transmissions

    Meyle shares its knowledge on the need to change oil in automatic transmissions, and provides a step-by-s ...

    Meyle shares its knowledge on the need to change oil in automatic transmissions, and provides a step-by-step guide on how to do it. Although the misconception that automatic transmissions don’t need a ...

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  • Electric avenue

    HEVRA’s Pete Melville explains how component-level repair on EVs may open up a new revenue opportunity fo ...

    HEVRA’s Pete Melville explains how component-level repair on EVs may open up a new revenue opportunity for garages. Here, he takes a look at a problematic Peugeot Ion. When I started on the road to ma ...

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  • Turbo and turbocharged system: Air leaks in the system

    Nissens talks through the symptoms of air leaks in a turbo and turbocharged system and presents an exampl ...

    Nissens talks through the symptoms of air leaks in a turbo and turbocharged system and presents an example problem and solution to solving this issue. Significant decrease of engine power Lack of mome ...

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  • Best practice ABS Sensors

    Borg & Beck discusses how to approach the ABS sensors during the installation of rear brake discs on ...

    Borg & Beck discusses how to approach the ABS sensors during the installation of rear brake discs on Citroën and Peugeot vehicles. As more and more vehicles are being fitted with technology to ass ...

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  • ADAS Made Easy - Lexus Lane Camera calibration

    A lane camera calibration needs to be carried out for a number of reasons. These are: when the windshield ...

    A lane camera calibration needs to be carried out for a number of reasons. These are: when the windshield is replaced, when a lane camera is replaced, when the position of the camera on the vehicle bo ...

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  • Best Practice clutch or concentric slave cylinder installation

    Based on a review of recent warranty claims, Wayne McCluskey, Technical Training Manager at ZF Aftermarke ...

    Based on a review of recent warranty claims, Wayne McCluskey, Technical Training Manager at ZF Aftermarket UK, offers advice on adhering to best practice when installing a Sachs clutch or concentric s ...

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