• Autodata looks at an engine fault on a Toyota Verso

    In this regular column, Autodata’s Technical Team share their fixes to common problems raised through Aut ...

    In this regular column, Autodata’s Technical Team share their fixes to common problems raised through Autodata’s technical helpline, available to all UK customers. Toyota Verso – engine malfunction in ...

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  • The ADAS effect

    These days, workshops have to take a different approach towards looking over vehicles, even in the most r ...

    These days, workshops have to take a different approach towards looking over vehicles, even in the most routine of services. With the increased fitting of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), to ...

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  • Sitting in on Troubleshooting 101

    PMM recruited the help of Tony Powell AMIMI, Senior Technician at A P Autodiagnostics, to report back on ...

    PMM recruited the help of Tony Powell AMIMI, Senior Technician at A P Autodiagnostics, to report back on the training offered at the newly opened JLM Academy by diagnostics trailblazer Steve Scott. Ba ...

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  • Deconstructing the DTC

    Do you know your DTCs? If not, you may be surprised to hear that truly understanding a DTC can help you d ...

    Do you know your DTCs? If not, you may be surprised to hear that truly understanding a DTC can help you deal with the fault it is representing. Autodata elaborates… A diagnostic trouble code, better k ...

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  • How to Replace the Timing Belt on a Ford Fiesta

    In this month’s Belt Focus, REPXPERT Alistair Mason replaces the timing belt, coolant pump and auxiliary ...

    In this month’s Belt Focus, REPXPERT Alistair Mason replaces the timing belt, coolant pump and auxiliary drive belt on a 2008 Ford Fiesta, fitted with a 1.25L petrol engine. ...

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  • EGR Valves

    EGR valves are an essential emissions-reducing, performance-enhancing technology, but they’re often not f ...

    EGR valves are an essential emissions-reducing, performance-enhancing technology, but they’re often not fully understood. Delphi attempts to shed some light. ...

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  • Installing & Checking a New Timing Belt Tensioner Stud

    Schaeffler provides some advice to technicians installing an INA timing belt tensioner. ...

    Schaeffler provides some advice to technicians installing an INA timing belt tensioner. ...

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  • Bad Vibrations

    Valeo has uncovered a common fitment issue relating to the 835013 Mercedes-Benz conversion kit. ...

    Valeo has uncovered a common fitment issue relating to the 835013 Mercedes-Benz conversion kit. ...

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  • Best Practise Timing Belt Replacement

    Dayco explains some of the recent trends in engine system technology, and explains how technicians can ge ...

    Dayco explains some of the recent trends in engine system technology, and explains how technicians can generate additional revenue by changing the timing belt and water pump at the same time. ...

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  • Common Faults with VW Polo – Starter Motor Gear Teeth 

    Autoelectro reveals a solution to a known fault on one of 2018’s bestsellers – the Volkswagen Polo – whic ...

    Autoelectro reveals a solution to a known fault on one of 2018’s bestsellers – the Volkswagen Polo – which, unless acted on, could cause the premature failure of the starter motor. ...

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