• The issues facing today's workshops

    Scantec Automotive’s Ross Kemp begins his series of articles highlighting some of the issues facing today ...

    Scantec Automotive’s Ross Kemp begins his series of articles highlighting some of the issues facing today’s workshops when it comes to diagnostic fault finding and some of the common pitfalls we are f ...

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  • Scantec resolves an Audi power fault

    Scantec’s Ross Kemp is on the case to solve an ongoing problem concerning an Audi A4 FSi frequently losin ...

    Scantec’s Ross Kemp is on the case to solve an ongoing problem concerning an Audi A4 FSi frequently losing power, with the engine even cutting out completely at times. Recently, a customer brought int ...

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  • The benefits of knowing various electrical systems

    Scantec Automotive’s Ross Kemp presents a recent case where knowing the details of a specific brand’s var ...

    Scantec Automotive’s Ross Kemp presents a recent case where knowing the details of a specific brand’s various electrical systems is the only way to prevent unnecessary costs and delays. As a diagnosti ...

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  • Scantec uncovers parasitic battery drain cause

    Scantec Automotive’s Ross Kemp explains how his team came to uncover the culprit of parasitic battery dra ...

    Scantec Automotive’s Ross Kemp explains how his team came to uncover the culprit of parasitic battery drain on a Mercedes C220 CDi Sport. We were recently asked to investigate an intermittent parasiti ...

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  • Scantec runs through a diagnostic case

    Scantec Automotive's Ross Kemp presents a diagnostic case that perfectly exemplifies why reading fault co ...

    Scantec Automotive's Ross Kemp presents a diagnostic case that perfectly exemplifies why reading fault codes and replacing parts is simply not enough to solve the underlying problem. We were recently ...

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  • Scantec solves a Ford Fiesta issue

    Ross Kemp of Scantec Automotive wrestles with a Ford Fiesta that was exhibiting a central locking problem ...

    Ross Kemp of Scantec Automotive wrestles with a Ford Fiesta that was exhibiting a central locking problem. Here’s how he managed to solve the issue… As a German car diagnostic specialist, I often find ...

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  • Scantec Automotive addresses vehicle diagnostics

    Ross Kemp, of Scantec Automotive, understands the difficulties of keeping a functioning data log. In this ...

    Ross Kemp, of Scantec Automotive, understands the difficulties of keeping a functioning data log. In this article, he outlines the system his business uses to ensure that he always has access to the i ...

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  • Fault codes – symptom or cause?

    Ross Kemp of Scantec Automotive highlights a recent case where a DPF fault code turned out to be far more ...

    Ross Kemp of Scantec Automotive highlights a recent case where a DPF fault code turned out to be far more complicated than it first appeared. We were recently tasked with investigating a DPF-related f ...

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  • Two sides of the same coin

    Ross Kemp of Scantec Automotive has spoken in previous issues of PMM about when to use aftermarket tools ...

    Ross Kemp of Scantec Automotive has spoken in previous issues of PMM about when to use aftermarket tools in the diagnostics process. However, he stresses that his businesses refuses to work on a vehic ...

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  • A tale of two keys

    When investigating the cause of a reported non-start on a Mercedes C-Class, Ross Kemp of Scantec Automoti ...

    When investigating the cause of a reported non-start on a Mercedes C-Class, Ross Kemp of Scantec Automotive discovers that the key to solving the issue was in fact...the key. We were recently tasked w ...

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