Technical best practice advice tailored to help independent trade automotive professionals.

  • MEYLE runs through a flex disc removal

    PMM hears from the MEYLE technical team on how best to remove and then install a flex disc on a Mercedes ...

    PMM hears from the MEYLE technical team on how best to remove and then install a flex disc on a Mercedes S211. Flex discs need to be able to withstand a great deal; strong forces, impacts and heat can ...

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  • MS Motorservice provides fuel pump advice

    The technical team at MS Motorservice provides essential information to aid technicians faced with the po ...

    The technical team at MS Motorservice provides essential information to aid technicians faced with the possibility of a faulty fuel pump. Always check the contacts!  In the event of problems in the fu ...

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  • NGK offers tips for installing Lambda sensors

    Ignition specialist NGK provides a few pointers on how to properly install Lambda sensors. When it comes ...

    Ignition specialist NGK provides a few pointers on how to properly install Lambda sensors. When it comes to Lambda sensors, the longevity of the component rests on two aspects: the first is the qualit ...

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  • Textar delves into ABS sensors

    For most technicians, knowing your way around a braking system is second nature, but understanding how ce ...

    For most technicians, knowing your way around a braking system is second nature, but understanding how certain components work is not always high on the priorities list. With this in mind, Scott Irwin ...

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  • Denso explains compressor best practice

    The lifetime of a compressor is only guaranteed when the correct amount of recommended oil is used. If co ...

    The lifetime of a compressor is only guaranteed when the correct amount of recommended oil is used. If contaminated by foreign oil or additives, such as the wrong or too much UV dye, the refrigerant m ...

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  • Best Practice: Brake tester winter tips

    Gemco, the sales and service equipment specialist, provides five tips for brake testing during the winter ...

    Gemco, the sales and service equipment specialist, provides five tips for brake testing during the winter season. When it comes to brake testing, different site conditions can produce different result ...

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  • Best Practice: Remember the resistor

    Denso explains why technicians should not overlook the resistor when changing the cabin blower fan. Cabin ...

    Denso explains why technicians should not overlook the resistor when changing the cabin blower fan. Cabin blowers generate a flow of air, which passes through the heater, ventilation and air condition ...

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  • Best Practice: Specialist tools required

    Richard Newman, Comline’s Product Line Manager, explains why having specialist tools available is not onl ...

    Richard Newman, Comline’s Product Line Manager, explains why having specialist tools available is not only advisable, but often essential. When tackling the fitment of a wheel hub, such as the CHA045 ...

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  • Case Study: Premature outer brake pad wear

    Apec Braking tackles the all-too-common issue of outer brake pad wear. The braking problem had endured ov ...

    Apec Braking tackles the all-too-common issue of outer brake pad wear. The braking problem had endured over the course of a few months. It had started with the owner of the vehicle purchasing the vehi ...

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  • Best practice ABS Sensors

    Borg & Beck discusses how to approach the ABS sensors during the installation of rear brake discs on ...

    Borg & Beck discusses how to approach the ABS sensors during the installation of rear brake discs on Citroën and Peugeot vehicles. As more and more vehicles are being fitted with technology to ass ...

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