PMM May 2017 – OUT NOW!!

PMM May 2017 – OUT NOW!!

The May issue of Professional Motor Mechanic Magazine 2017 has hit the streets!

PMM May includes all the latest news, technical hints and repair advice, as well as the newest tools and products from the best suppliers. Also, there are plenty of goodies and prizes to be won!

Highlights and features this month include:

Clutch Clinic: Step-by-step clutch fitment guide for a Toyota Rav4 with Schaeffler.

Belt Clinic: Belt and water pump replacement guide on a Volkswagen Polo from SKF.

 – Tech Tips: Autodata share its fixes to common problems on an Audi A3 and a Volkswagen Touran. Automotive Product Manager at Morris Lubricants, Adrian Hill, is on hand to answer your lubrication questions. NGK offer some tips on spark plug replacement for BMW N43 & N53 engines. 

 Vehicle Troubleshooter: Steve Carter looks at three different cars and the importance of the availability of vehicle specific information.

Business: Neil Pattemore outlines the potential issues caused by the recent UK Government consultation proposing a change to first time MOT tests whilst Andy Savva offers some advice on how best to deal with tricky customer complaints.  

Special Reports: Autodata suggests it may be time for garages to start looking towards servicing two wheelers as an extra revenue earner and Platinum International look into battery scrappage. PMM look into garage fire safety and Federal-Mogul sets out exactly what should be expected from a quality brake fluid.

MECHANEX EventCity Preview:  A full preview of our Manchester show. 

Brakes & Clutches: Shaftec looks at why remanufacturing could be the way to go. ZF look at how to avoid clutch warranty returns and Delphi Automotive look at the shift toward higher performance braking products. Mintex discusses the issues associated with certain lubricants, and how mechanics can ensure that they’re using the best grease for the job. Lumag offer some tech tips on brake pads and braking issues. The first instalment of Doctor Friction, Comline’s resident friction expert, Dr Keith Ellis, answers our questions relating to brake disc manufacturing and quality testing. 

Tyres & Wheels: Sealey take us through what’s involved in the process of repairing a damaged alloy. Automate takes a closer look at the very latest innovations in tyre design on display at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show. Bartec urges technicians to brush up on their skills when it comes to TPMS. 

Tools & Garage Equipment:  Why having an A/C servicing facility could mean extra revenue with Bosch. Does Knipex’s Cobra range live up to its name? Rusted suspension bolt removal with Induction Innovations, and how brushless technology is making life more straight forward for mechanic with Hitachi Power Tools. A look into WD-40’s Specialist range.

PLUS: You can WIN an inspection camera from AC Delco and a selection of freebies.

The magazine is FREE and available from most local factor stockists, so don’t forget to ask for your copy!

If you’re having problems getting your hands on your copy of PMM May, click here to find a stockist near you.

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