• Slightly off target

    Anthony Pickering explains how his approach to a troublesome Seat Toledo was initially slightly off targe ...

    Anthony Pickering explains how his approach to a troublesome Seat Toledo was initially slightly off target, but all came good in the end. The title may not seem relevant at first glance, but after rea ...

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  • Best of both worlds

    Scantec Automotive’s Ross Kemp explains how two specific cases highlighted the benefits of independents h ...

    Scantec Automotive’s Ross Kemp explains how two specific cases highlighted the benefits of independents having access to both aftermarket and manufacturer diagnostic tools. As a diagnostic specialist, ...

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  • A Real Head-Scratcher

    Josh Jones recalls some ECU-related confusion from ‘back in the day’. ...

    Josh Jones recalls some ECU-related confusion from ‘back in the day’. ...

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  • The Professional Approach to Diagnostics

    Scantec Automotive’s Ross Kemp returns this month with another diagnostic case study, which he believes d ...

    Scantec Automotive’s Ross Kemp returns this month with another diagnostic case study, which he believes demonstrates the need for the correct tooling, training, data and knowledge in carrying out a pr ...

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  • Faulty Piezo Injector on a Nissan X-Trail

    Ben Martins, Automotive Applications Specialist at Pico, tries out some new testing methods on a Nissan X ...

    Ben Martins, Automotive Applications Specialist at Pico, tries out some new testing methods on a Nissan X-Trail where two fault codes pointed to a problem with all four injectors. ...

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  • A Hard-Earned Holiday

    Josh Jones describes the satisfaction that can be derived from a well-executed diagnostic process, especi ...

    Josh Jones describes the satisfaction that can be derived from a well-executed diagnostic process, especially when you have a holiday to enjoy straight afterwards. ...

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  • Process Makes Perfect: Part 2

    Following on from last month’s article about the importance of a clear diagnostic process, technician Ben ...

    Following on from last month’s article about the importance of a clear diagnostic process, technician Ben Martins finishes the job. ...

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  • Cheap Replacements: A False Economy

    Back by popular demand, Scantec Automotive’s Ross Kemp explains why fitting poor quality, cheap parts can ...

    Back by popular demand, Scantec Automotive’s Ross Kemp explains why fitting poor quality, cheap parts can lead to some diagnostic head scratching, as well as being a false economy. ...

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  • Diagnostics on the Road

    Steve Scott spends his working life on the road as a mobile technician, solving the diagnostic problems t ...

    Steve Scott spends his working life on the road as a mobile technician, solving the diagnostic problems that others can’t. In his debut article, Steve recounts a recent case where his tried and tested ...

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  • Carrying out a Thorough Assessment

    Darren Darling returns this month to demonstrate why carrying out a thorough assessment is imperative in ...

    Darren Darling returns this month to demonstrate why carrying out a thorough assessment is imperative in making sure that you treat the cause, rather than the symptoms, of a DPF-related issue. ...

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