Technical
  • 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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  • How to replace the clutch on a Ford Transit

    This month, after the customer reported clutch slip, REPXPERT Alistair Mason replaced the clutch on a 201 ...

    This month, after the customer reported clutch slip, REPXPERT Alistair Mason replaced the clutch on a 2011 Ford Transit 2.2 TDCi front-wheel drive, which had covered more than 130,000 miles. Ford rele ...

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  • Slightly off target

    Anthony Pickering explains how his approach to a troublesome Seat Toledo was initially slightly off targe ...

    Anthony Pickering explains how his approach to a troublesome Seat Toledo was initially slightly off target, but all came good in the end. The title may not seem relevant at first glance, but after rea ...

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  • Best of both worlds

    Scantec Automotive’s Ross Kemp explains how two specific cases highlighted the benefits of independents h ...

    Scantec Automotive’s Ross Kemp explains how two specific cases highlighted the benefits of independents having access to both aftermarket and manufacturer diagnostic tools. As a diagnostic specialist, ...

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  • Case study: Premature wearing of the outer pad

    The latest Technical Guide from Apec, takes a look at a recent case study which addresses the problem of ...

    The latest Technical Guide from Apec, takes a look at a recent case study which addresses the problem of premature wearing of the outer pad. This issue had spanned over a few months. It had started wi ...

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