Technical
  • ADAS made easy

    In part three of this series, Autel runs through the procedure for the Autel ADAS VW Night Vision (NV) Sy ...

    In part three of this series, Autel runs through the procedure for the Autel ADAS VW Night Vision (NV) System calibration. There are four primary reasons why a NV system requires calibration: if a NV ...

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  • Lexus diagnoses using a 4-channel Pico NVH kit

    Martin Jensen talks through the process of diagnosing a Lexus GS 300, which was having driveline vibratio ...

    Martin Jensen talks through the process of diagnosing a Lexus GS 300, which was having driveline vibration problems, using the new 4-channel Pico NVH kit. Background story: My customer bought the car ...

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  • Too hot to handle

    Melett outlines the basics when it comes to overheated turbochargers. What is overheating? Overheating is ...

    Melett outlines the basics when it comes to overheated turbochargers. What is overheating? Overheating is a term used to describe components that have been subjected to abnormally high exhaust tempera ...

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  • What’s the deal with direct injection?

    Bosch discusses its complete Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) proposition, which includes parts, diagnosti ...

    Bosch discusses its complete Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) proposition, which includes parts, diagnostics and training. GDI is a key technology in the latest generation of gasoline vehicles, and is ...

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  • How to check V-belt pulley alignment

    Laser Tools provides a step-by-step guide on how to use its multi V-belt pulley alignment tool. Multi V-b ...

    Laser Tools provides a step-by-step guide on how to use its multi V-belt pulley alignment tool. Multi V-belts are commonly used on the auxiliary drive systems on modern motor vehicles. It is important ...

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  • Technology Spotlight: Torsional vibration dampers (TVDs)

    As engines develop, so do the demands placed on the TVD. Dayco explains exactly what’s changing. Modern e ...

    As engines develop, so do the demands placed on the TVD. Dayco explains exactly what’s changing. Modern engines are designed to deliver the optimum combination of power and torque, alongside fuel effi ...

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  • Micro-hybrid battery technologies

    Russell Shea, Business Development Manager at Banner Batteries, outlines what you need to know about micr ...

    Russell Shea, Business Development Manager at Banner Batteries, outlines what you need to know about micro-hybrid battery technology. As many in the industry acknowledge, the days of simply selling an ...

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  • Modern-day difficulties

    Clarios, the global battery manufacturer behind the VARTA brand, estimates that as of 2020 every third ca ...

    Clarios, the global battery manufacturer behind the VARTA brand, estimates that as of 2020 every third car that enters a workshop will be equipped with start-stop technology. This presents workshops w ...

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  • Serve and protect

    Elta Automotive looks into the role of the brake shield and why it’s ill-advised to dismiss the part as u ...

    Elta Automotive looks into the role of the brake shield and why it’s ill-advised to dismiss the part as unimportant. Serve… Although seen on a daily basis, brake shields – sometimes referred to as dus ...

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  • Electronic parking brakes: brake pad replacement

    Textar teamed up with celebrity mechanic, Edd China, to develop a range of best practice training videos ...

    Textar teamed up with celebrity mechanic, Edd China, to develop a range of best practice training videos for mechanics. Here, the company discusses best practice procedures when changing brake pads on ...

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