Technical
  • How to replace Vauxhall Corsa wheel bearings

    Schaeffler FAG REPXPERT Alistair Mason demonstrates how to replace the front and rear wheel bearings on a ...

    Schaeffler FAG REPXPERT Alistair Mason demonstrates how to replace the front and rear wheel bearings on a Vauxhall Corsa D 1.4 SXI. The Corsa is a popular car amongst younger drivers, often fitted wit ...

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  • Rotronics offers battery management tips

    Rotronics provides some essential battery management tips to ensure that you provide the best service to ...

    Rotronics provides some essential battery management tips to ensure that you provide the best service to your customers and optimise all revenue opportunities. Workshop battery checklist Test the batt ...

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  • Bosch shares compound disc brake advice

    Compound disc brakes are lighter than standard brake discs and therefore reduce carbon emissions. It is e ...

    Compound disc brakes are lighter than standard brake discs and therefore reduce carbon emissions. It is essential technicians are familiar with their properties. Bosch provides some Best Practice advi ...

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  • Autodata runs through a Jaguar E-Pace fault

    In this regular column, Autodata’s Technical Team share their fixes to common problems raised through Aut ...

    In this regular column, Autodata’s Technical Team share their fixes to common problems raised through Autodata’s technical helpline, available to all UK customers. Jaguar E-pace creaking noise when op ...

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  • Autodata shares a Kia Sportage fix

    In this regular column, Autodata’s Technical Team share their fixes to common problems raised through Aut ...

    In this regular column, Autodata’s Technical Team share their fixes to common problems raised through Autodata’s technical helpline, available to all UK customers. Kia Sportage central locking not ope ...

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  • How to replace rear brake pads on a Hyundai i40

    Blue Print runs through the process of replacing the brake pads and discs on the rear wheels of Hyundai’s ...

    Blue Print runs through the process of replacing the brake pads and discs on the rear wheels of Hyundai’s i40 saloon and tourer estate. The i40 uses an electromechanical parking brake system similar t ...

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  • How to install the timing belt on a Fiat 500

    This month’s Belt Focus looks at the installation process behind a Dayco timing belt kit (KTBWP2853) in a ...

    This month’s Belt Focus looks at the installation process behind a Dayco timing belt kit (KTBWP2853) in a 1.4L Fiat 500. The 1.4-litre MPi petrol engine used in the popular Fiat 500, features a timing ...

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  • Solving an intermittent non-start problem

    In the first part of this feature, PICO Technician Steve Smith investigates a 2005 Vauxhall Vectra, the e ...

    In the first part of this feature, PICO Technician Steve Smith investigates a 2005 Vauxhall Vectra, the engine of which is (mostly) refusing to start. Vehicle information Manufacturer: Vauxhall Model: ...

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  • Cruise control failure: 2004 Volvo C70

    The Opus IVS team supports a customer with a Volvo cruise control failure and clutch pedal sensor fault. ...

    The Opus IVS team supports a customer with a Volvo cruise control failure and clutch pedal sensor fault. Vehicle information Manufacturer: Volvo Models Affected: C70, S60, S80, V70 Years: 2001-2004 IV ...

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  • How to accurately fit discs

    Scott Irwin, head of technical training at TMD Friction, the company behind Textar and Mintex, discusses ...

    Scott Irwin, head of technical training at TMD Friction, the company behind Textar and Mintex, discusses how discs should be fitted to provide accurate run out measurements. Checking disc brake run ou ...

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