Technical
  • Modern-day difficulties

    Clarios, the global battery manufacturer behind the VARTA brand, estimates that as of 2020 every third ca ...

    Clarios, the global battery manufacturer behind the VARTA brand, estimates that as of 2020 every third car that enters a workshop will be equipped with start-stop technology. This presents workshops w ...

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  • Serve and protect

    Elta Automotive looks into the role of the brake shield and why it’s ill-advised to dismiss the part as u ...

    Elta Automotive looks into the role of the brake shield and why it’s ill-advised to dismiss the part as unimportant. Serve… Although seen on a daily basis, brake shields – sometimes referred to as dus ...

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  • Electronic parking brakes: brake pad replacement

    Textar teamed up with celebrity mechanic, Edd China, to develop a range of best practice training videos ...

    Textar teamed up with celebrity mechanic, Edd China, to develop a range of best practice training videos for mechanics. Here, the company discusses best practice procedures when changing brake pads on ...

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  • The sum of its parts

    ACtronics explains why technicians should look to remanufacturing when confronted with faulty ABS pump mo ...

    ACtronics explains why technicians should look to remanufacturing when confronted with faulty ABS pump motors. It is very difficult to find a vehicle without an ABS unit on it these days, unless it ha ...

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  • Manufacturing matters

    REPXPERT Alistair Mason discusses why manufacturing standards matter. OEMs design, engineer and produce c ...

    REPXPERT Alistair Mason discusses why manufacturing standards matter. OEMs design, engineer and produce clutches to the strictest material and quality standards available. Whilst price is and always w ...

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  • Best Practice Radiator Installation

    Denso’s technical guru, Mike Sadler, offers his top 10 tips for radiator installation. The radiator is at ...

    Denso’s technical guru, Mike Sadler, offers his top 10 tips for radiator installation. The radiator is at the heart of the engine cooling system, releasing the heat extracted from the engine into the ...

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  • Electric avenue

    HEVRA’s Pete Melville once again delves into the latest developments in hybrid and electric vehicle maint ...

    HEVRA’s Pete Melville once again delves into the latest developments in hybrid and electric vehicle maintenance. In this issue, he discusses heating and air conditioning systems. Air conditioning has ...

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  • Key remote control operational range poor Porsche 911

    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 of ours with a 2003 Porsche 911 is complai ...

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  • Engine malfunction indicator lamp (mil) illuminates whilst driving a Peugeot 3008

    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 have a 2016 Peugeot 3008 2.0 diesel in the worksho ...

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  • Best practice timing belts, tensioners and tools

    Gates explains how comebacks and common installation errors are being reduced with a focus on appropriate ...

    Gates explains how comebacks and common installation errors are being reduced with a focus on appropriate tools and specific fitting instructions. In the latest series of Gates technical workshops, th ...

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