Technical
  • Metallic clicking noise from front wheels on a Seat Alhambra - 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 experiencing a problem with a 2012 Seat Alhamb ...

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  • Engine overheating on a Peugeot 208 - 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 their 2014 Peugeot 208 ...

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  • How to replace the clutch on a Kia Sportage

    This month, after the customer reported that the clutch was worn out, Schaeffler REPXPERT Alistair Mason ...

    This month, after the customer reported that the clutch was worn out, Schaeffler REPXPERT Alistair Mason replaced the clutch on a 2013 Kia Sportage 1.7 CRDI diesel, which had covered 94,000 miles. Wit ...

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  • A Camry quandary: part 1

    In the first of a two-part diagnostic marathon, Steve Smith, Automotive Application Specialist at Pico, d ...

    In the first of a two-part diagnostic marathon, Steve Smith, Automotive Application Specialist at Pico, describes how he went about correcting a camshaft correlation error in a Toyota Camry (import) w ...

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  • REPXPERT thermal management masterclass

    Over the summer, PMM was lucky enough to be invited to Schaeffler’s head offices in Minworth, Sutton-Cold ...

    Over the summer, PMM was lucky enough to be invited to Schaeffler’s head offices in Minworth, Sutton-Coldfield, to receive one-to-one training from Master Technician and REPXPERT, Alistair Mason. Here ...

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  • ADAS made easy

    In part three of this series, Autel runs through the procedure for the Autel ADAS VW Night Vision (NV) Sy ...

    In part three of this series, Autel runs through the procedure for the Autel ADAS VW Night Vision (NV) System calibration. There are four primary reasons why a NV system requires calibration: if a NV ...

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  • Lexus diagnoses using a 4-channel Pico NVH kit

    Martin Jensen talks through the process of diagnosing a Lexus GS 300, which was having driveline vibratio ...

    Martin Jensen talks through the process of diagnosing a Lexus GS 300, which was having driveline vibration problems, using the new 4-channel Pico NVH kit. Background story: My customer bought the car ...

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  • Too hot to handle

    Melett outlines the basics when it comes to overheated turbochargers. What is overheating? Overheating is ...

    Melett outlines the basics when it comes to overheated turbochargers. What is overheating? Overheating is a term used to describe components that have been subjected to abnormally high exhaust tempera ...

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  • What’s the deal with direct injection?

    Bosch discusses its complete Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) proposition, which includes parts, diagnosti ...

    Bosch discusses its complete Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) proposition, which includes parts, diagnostics and training. GDI is a key technology in the latest generation of gasoline vehicles, and is ...

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  • How to check V-belt pulley alignment

    Laser Tools provides a step-by-step guide on how to use its multi V-belt pulley alignment tool. Multi V-b ...

    Laser Tools provides a step-by-step guide on how to use its multi V-belt pulley alignment tool. Multi V-belts are commonly used on the auxiliary drive systems on modern motor vehicles. It is important ...

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