Technical
  • Best practice advice: brake pads

    One of Bosch’s braking experts answers common questions on brake pads and gives their best practice advic ...

    One of Bosch’s braking experts answers common questions on brake pads and gives their best practice advice. Brake pads are wearing parts. Every time a car is received at the workshop, the mechanics sh ...

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  • How to replace timing belt on a Fiat 500

    In this month’s timing belt focus, Schaeffler INA REPXPERT, Alistair Mason, replaces the timing belt, wat ...

    In this month’s timing belt focus, Schaeffler INA REPXPERT, Alistair Mason, replaces the timing belt, water pump and FEAD (front end auxiliary drive) kit on a 2014 1.2 Fiat 500. Manufacturer: Fiat Mod ...

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  • How to replace the clutch on a Volvo V50

    In this month’s Clutch Clinic, Charles Figgins, Technical Marketing Manager at Blue Print, takes readers ...

    In this month’s Clutch Clinic, Charles Figgins, Technical Marketing Manager at Blue Print, takes readers step-by-step through a clutch replacement on a 2011 Volvo V50 1.6D. Vehicle Information Manufac ...

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  • The issues surrounding compressed air

    PCL Air explores some of the issues around compressed air and explains what workshop owners need to look ...

    PCL Air explores some of the issues around compressed air and explains what workshop owners need to look out for when purchasing. Compressed air systems must be kept clean and dry to ensure continued ...

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  • How to replace the shock absorbers on a Mini

    KYB runs through how to replace the front shock absorbers on the following models: Mini One, One D, Coope ...

    KYB runs through how to replace the front shock absorbers on the following models: Mini One, One D, Cooper, Cooper D, Cooper S, Cooper SD (R56, R57) (10.06-). There are 625,000 of these vehicle models ...

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  • NGK outlines common technical oversights

    Ron Merralls, Assistant Technical Manager with ignition and sensor specialist NGK Spark Plugs, explains w ...

    Ron Merralls, Assistant Technical Manager with ignition and sensor specialist NGK Spark Plugs, explains what common technician oversights the company is encountering in the aftermarket and some of the ...

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  • What to know about timing chains

    What goes around comes around. For timing chains, this is true in more ways than one. FAI Auto guides rea ...

    What goes around comes around. For timing chains, this is true in more ways than one. FAI Auto guides readers through some of the things they need to be aware of when encountering this resurgent techn ...

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  • How to replace the timing belt on an Iveco Daily

    In this month’s Schaeffler INA belt focus, Tim Adams, Schaeffler REPXPERT technical trainer and belt syst ...

    In this month’s Schaeffler INA belt focus, Tim Adams, Schaeffler REPXPERT technical trainer and belt system specialist, runs through a timing belt installation on the popular Iveco Daily 111/Fiat Duca ...

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  • PICO diagnoses a Vauxhall Vectra fault

    In the second part of this feature, PICO Technician Steve Smith gives his all to diagnose the problem cau ...

    In the second part of this feature, PICO Technician Steve Smith gives his all to diagnose the problem causing the engine of a 2005 Vauxhall Vectra to refuse to start. After much frustration and with a ...

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  • The complex process behind batteries

    ECOBAT charts the complex process behind the modern car battery and seeks to clear up any remaining confu ...

    ECOBAT charts the complex process behind the modern car battery and seeks to clear up any remaining confusion. In terms of the aftermarket, batteries have historically been a relatively simple compone ...

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