• Replace and install torsional vibration dampers

    The technical team at Corteco explains how to successfully replace a torsional vibration damper (TVD) sho ...

    The technical team at Corteco explains how to successfully replace a torsional vibration damper (TVD) should you notice any unwanted noise coming from the engine. Torsional Vibration Dampers (TVDs) pr ...

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  • Autodata tackles an engine fault on a Ford Focus

    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. Ford Focus - Lack of engine power an ...

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  • A fix for noisy drive systems

    Gates describes a solution to a timing belt replacement issue that will reduce the number of comebacks fo ...

    Gates describes a solution to a timing belt replacement issue that will reduce the number of comebacks for garages. Models: Skoda, VW, Audi, Seat Petrol engines: 1.6L, 2.0L Year: Wide ranging The sche ...

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  • 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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