• The DPF Doctor’s Surgery

    In the first of his regular columns for PMM this year, Darren Darling, founder of the DPF Doctor Network, ...

    In the first of his regular columns for PMM this year, Darren Darling, founder of the DPF Doctor Network, runs through how he tackled a recent DPF issue on a BMW 525D. ...

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  • Making Sense of it

    Josh Jones explains why you can’t always rely on the ECU to tell you when something’s wrong. In some inst ...

    Josh Jones explains why you can’t always rely on the ECU to tell you when something’s wrong. In some instances, there’s nothing better than the human senses. ...

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  • Beating the Dealer

    Ross Kemp, owner of the independent diagnostic specialist Scantec Automotive, reports on a recent case th ...

    Ross Kemp, owner of the independent diagnostic specialist Scantec Automotive, reports on a recent case that proves why independents can compete with, and even surpass, main dealers when it comes to di ...

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  • Cutting Through the Confusion

    Never a stranger to hard work, Josh Jones had his hands full again this month, as he encountered a Vauxha ...

    Never a stranger to hard work, Josh Jones had his hands full again this month, as he encountered a Vauxhall Astra with crankshaft sensor signal issues, and an imported Nissan Elgrand with an MIL illum ...

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  • Equipped for ADAS

    Intervehicle communication in the current generation of passenger cars is now as standard as four wheels ...

    Intervehicle communication in the current generation of passenger cars is now as standard as four wheels and a steering wheel, so the ability to diagnose faults within the vehicle’s electrical systems ...

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  • Best Practise ABS Sensor Troubleshooting & Replacement

    Delphi provides some guidance for getting to grips with ABS sensor diagnostics and replacement. ...

    Delphi provides some guidance for getting to grips with ABS sensor diagnostics and replacement. ...

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  • Audi A6 Quattro S-Line with Parking Brake Failure

    Pico’s Steve Smith walks us through a detailed diagnostic procedure that he recently carried out on a cus ...

    Pico’s Steve Smith walks us through a detailed diagnostic procedure that he recently carried out on a customer’s Audi A6 Quattro S-Line. ...

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  • Going the Extra Mile

    Josh Jones runs through a couple of tricky cases that were recently referred to him, and explains how goo ...

    Josh Jones runs through a couple of tricky cases that were recently referred to him, and explains how good customer communication played such a vital role in getting the job done. ...

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  • Navigating the Diagnostic Minefield

    Maverick Diagnostics assesses the complexities and conundrums of buying diagnostic equipment in the after ...

    Maverick Diagnostics assesses the complexities and conundrums of buying diagnostic equipment in the aftermarket. ...

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  • You Can’t Just Rely On Fault Codes

    Josh Jones discusses a couple of relatively simple tasks that he recently encountered in the workshop. Wh ...

    Josh Jones discusses a couple of relatively simple tasks that he recently encountered in the workshop. Whilst they weren’t too much trouble to deal with, it was still interesting and satisfying to get ...

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