Technical
  • Early Starter Motor Failure – 1.4 Fiat Grande Punto

    A fault on a Fiat model, triggered by a corroded earth point which results in poor starting, is causing p ...

    A fault on a Fiat model, triggered by a corroded earth point which results in poor starting, is causing premature failures, says Autoelectro. ...

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  • Lack of Engine Power – Isuzu D-Max

    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. ...

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  • Thermal Management Module

    In a market driven by emissions targets, the thermal management module is one of the systems undergoing t ...

    In a market driven by emissions targets, the thermal management module is one of the systems undergoing the most change. Here, Schaeffler explains these changes and highlights the main benefits of the ...

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  • Unsubstantiated Warranty Claims

    Wayne McCluskey, Technical Training Manager at ZF Aftermarket, offers some advice that could help to redu ...

    Wayne McCluskey, Technical Training Manager at ZF Aftermarket, offers some advice that could help to reduce unsubstantiated warranty claims on Sachs clutches. ...

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  • INA Service Information

    The REPXPERT technical team has been busy this month, preparing some new and useful service information a ...

    The REPXPERT technical team has been busy this month, preparing some new and useful service information about the latest design changes and product updates from Schaeffler. ...

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  • Measuring Residual Slip Torque on Front Axle Disc Brake

    A common complaint received by workshops is a squealing noise coming from the braking system. This how-to ...

    A common complaint received by workshops is a squealing noise coming from the braking system. This how-to guide from TRW Aftermarket addresses this issue and tries to find the cause by measuring the r ...

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  • Welcoming Change

    Using two examples where customers complained of engine troubles, Josh Jones explains why the recent chan ...

    Using two examples where customers complained of engine troubles, Josh Jones explains why the recent changes to MOT testing should be welcomed by garages. ...

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  • Timing Belt Fitment on an Audi A4

    This month, REPXPERT's Alistair Mason replaced the timing belt and coolant pump on a 2008 Audi A4 Cabriol ...

    This month, REPXPERT's Alistair Mason replaced the timing belt and coolant pump on a 2008 Audi A4 Cabriolet, fitted with 2.0L TFSI with engine code BWE. ...

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  • Water Pumps; Typical Damage Patterns & Causes

    In the second part of the series, MEYLE’s experienced specialists identify some more external factors tha ...

    In the second part of the series, MEYLE’s experienced specialists identify some more external factors that are responsible for early water pump failure. ...

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  • Replacing HID Bulbs Safely

    High Intensity Discharge (HID) bulbs, more commonly known as xenon lights, have steadily increased in usa ...

    High Intensity Discharge (HID) bulbs, more commonly known as xenon lights, have steadily increased in usage across the automotive market. Yet, for technicians they are a misunderstood product. The hig ...

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