• Boosting that Bottom Line

    The winter servicing months are a key time for garages, and there are some automotive basics that can off ...

    The winter servicing months are a key time for garages, and there are some automotive basics that can offer profit opportunities. By adding extra checks in some simple areas, you can help motorists st ...

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  • Replacing HID Bulbs Safely

    High Intensity Discharge (HID) bulbs, more commonly known as xenon lights, have steadily increased in usa ...

    High Intensity Discharge (HID) bulbs, more commonly known as xenon lights, have steadily increased in usage across the automotive market. Yet, for technicians they are a misunderstood product. The hig ...

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  • VW Golf VII; Headlight Bulb Replacement

    Philips has produced a number of useful step-by-step lighting fitment guides. In the first of the series, ...

    Philips has produced a number of useful step-by-step lighting fitment guides. In the first of the series, the lighting specialist walks us through the process on a VW Golf VII. ...

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  • Philips Rechargeable Lamps

    Sometimes the biggest challenge in a workshop isn’t diagnosing a fault; it’s having the space, light and ...

    Sometimes the biggest challenge in a workshop isn’t diagnosing a fault; it’s having the space, light and dexterity to do so – Philips says it can help. ...

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  • Xenon HID Headlight Bulb Fitment Guide

    Headlight bulb fitment guide from Ring. ...

    Headlight bulb fitment guide from Ring. ...

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  • Is Water in the Headlamp?

    What to do and what not to do if condensation strikes. Condensation in headlamps can be detected as a thi ...

    What to do and what not to do if condensation strikes. Condensation in headlamps can be detected as a thin veil of humidity that has deposited itself on the inside surface of the headlamp lens. It occ ...

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  • Rear Light Replacement Guide – Vauxhall Astra

    Make light work of the Tourer - Rear light replacement guide for the Vauxhall Astra J Sports Tourer To re ...

    Make light work of the Tourer - Rear light replacement guide for the Vauxhall Astra J Sports Tourer To replace the lamps on this particular model, technicians should follow a specific process. Firstly ...

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  • High Intensity Discharge bulbs explained

    The High Intensity Discharge (HID) bulb was first used in the production of new vehicles back in 1991. In ...

    The High Intensity Discharge (HID) bulb was first used in the production of new vehicles back in 1991. In the 25 years since its first installation, HID bulbs have developed and have been recognised a ...

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  • How to fix condensation in headlamps on a Volvo V40

    As one of the UK’s leading suppliers of technical information to the automotive aftermarket, Autodata has ...

    As one of the UK’s leading suppliers of technical information to the automotive aftermarket, Autodata has over 65 skilled technicians with a comprehensive understanding of those common problems that t ...

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  • Intelligent lighting – how to align

    The number of advanced driver assistance systems that process information from cameras and radar systems ...

    The number of advanced driver assistance systems that process information from cameras and radar systems is growing rapidly. As a result, workshops need to be able to calibrate the vehicle sensors, fo ...

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