Technical
  • Winter Check-ups for the Steering System

    With the coldest season of the year in full flow as we enter the new year, ZF Aftermarket recommends that ...

    With the coldest season of the year in full flow as we enter the new year, ZF Aftermarket recommends that independent workshops take the opportunity to offer drivers a winter check-up for their vehicl ...

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  • How to Crack a CANbus System Using a Control Unit

    Crack a CANbus system using a control unit Osram explains a simple solution to bypassing a vehicle’s bulb ...

    Crack a CANbus system using a control unit Osram explains a simple solution to bypassing a vehicle’s bulb failure detection system. ...

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  • Batteries & Charging

    PMM hears from a number of leading battery and charging specialists, to find out what technicians can do ...

    PMM hears from a number of leading battery and charging specialists, to find out what technicians can do this winter to maximise business and make sure their customers keep coming back. ...

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  • Auxiliary Drive System

    It is somewhat remarkable that in such a mature sector there remain certain products that are still under ...

    It is somewhat remarkable that in such a mature sector there remain certain products that are still under developed in terms of their service potential. The auxiliary drive system is one of them, says ...

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  • Common Starter & Alternator Faults

    Autoelectro investigates the premature failure of the alternator clutch pulley and bearings, and starter ...

    Autoelectro investigates the premature failure of the alternator clutch pulley and bearings, and starter motor burnout on a VW Tiguan. ...

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  • Camshaft & Crankshaft Sensors

    Elta explains the function of camshaft and crankshaft sensors, and offers some general fitting advice. ...

    Elta explains the function of camshaft and crankshaft sensors, and offers some general fitting advice. ...

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  • The Unstoppable Rise of AGM & EFB Batteries

    Start-stop vehicles already account for most new vehicle registrations in Europe, and are entering the af ...

    Start-stop vehicles already account for most new vehicle registrations in Europe, and are entering the aftermarket in rapidly increasing numbers. In this article, Exide explains how the industry can t ...

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  • The Intricacies of the MINI Braking System

    Febi takes a look at the intricacies of the braking system found on the BMW MINI. ...

    Febi takes a look at the intricacies of the braking system found on the BMW MINI. ...

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  • A Winter Coat

    Winter is a harsh time for vehicles and a busy season for garages. Temperature extremes and high levels o ...

    Winter is a harsh time for vehicles and a busy season for garages. Temperature extremes and high levels of moisture, road dirt and salt, can all cause accelerated wear of critical components – especia ...

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  • Going the Extra Mile

    Josh Jones runs through a couple of tricky cases that were recently referred to him, and explains how goo ...

    Josh Jones runs through a couple of tricky cases that were recently referred to him, and explains how good customer communication played such a vital role in getting the job done. ...

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