Technical
  • How to Prevent Hose Whiplash

    Providing a safe working environment for operators is essential, especially when using pneumatic tools an ...

    Providing a safe working environment for operators is essential, especially when using pneumatic tools and compressed air. Chicago Pneumatic explains. ...

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  • TVD Installation

    Torsional Vibration Dampers (TVDs) provide vital protection for a vehicle's engine, absorbing excessive v ...

    Torsional Vibration Dampers (TVDs) provide vital protection for a vehicle's engine, absorbing excessive vibrations leaked from the engine which could cause damage to surrounding components. Corteco ru ...

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  • Pico Practical: Cylinder Identification & Relative Compression on CRD Engines

    Pico recording from its live stream of its first GoToMeeting webinar that took place in January 2019. ...

    Pico recording from its live stream of its first GoToMeeting webinar that took place in January 2019. ...

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  • Belt Replacement Guide on a VW Golf

    Gates explains why installing replacement timing belts on 1L three-cylinder petrol engines in the VW Golf ...

    Gates explains why installing replacement timing belts on 1L three-cylinder petrol engines in the VW Golf and other engines presents a different set of challenges. ...

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  • Starter Motors & Alternators – Nissan & Ford

    Autoelectro has diagnosed and resolved an issue on two Nissan models, as well as a common problem linking ...

    Autoelectro has diagnosed and resolved an issue on two Nissan models, as well as a common problem linking overcharging alternators and the ‘smart charge’ system. ...

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  • Rubber-to-Metal Components

    ZF Aftermarket, supplier of Lemförder rubber-to-metal (RTM) components, explains their function and the ...

    ZF Aftermarket, supplier of Lemförder rubber-to-metal (RTM) components, explains their function and the importance of communicating the right information to your customers. ...

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  • Switching Sequences

    The ACEA 2012 sequences for lubricant claims have been phased out and ACEA 2016 is now mandatory. PMM spo ...

    The ACEA 2012 sequences for lubricant claims have been phased out and ACEA 2016 is now mandatory. PMM spoke to Andrew Goddard, Chairman of the Verification of Lubricant Specifications (VLS), to find o ...

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  • HEC Clutches

    Valeo has released a number of clutch kits that were originally self-adjusting (SAT) but have been redesi ...

    Valeo has released a number of clutch kits that were originally self-adjusting (SAT) but have been redesigned as high efficiency (HEC) clutches. This bulletin has been produced to explain the operatio ...

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  • Grinding Noise on Ford S-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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  • ‘An Ongoing and Worrying Trend’

    Schaeffler reinforces its message of fitting a like-for-like DMF replacement to help prevent voiding the ...

    Schaeffler reinforces its message of fitting a like-for-like DMF replacement to help prevent voiding the vehicle warranty and to avoid follow-on problems. ...

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