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New Motorservice packaging defeats counterfeiters

The Motorservice Group is the sales organization of Rheinmetall Automotive’s global aftermarket activities. It is a leading supplier of engine components for the spare parts market, encompassing the Kolbenschmidt, Pierburg, BF and TRW Engine Components brands. (more…)
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Mercedes-Benz introduces its first UK female CV breakdown specialist

A nice story from the north-west of England - Fallon Hignett has graduated as the UK’s first female Mercedes-Benz commercial vehicle breakdown specialist. The 19-year-old from Liverpool works as a commercial vehicle technician at North-West Dealer Roanza Truck & Van. She joined the company after finishing school three years ago, earning a place on the Mercedes-Benz Apprenticeship Programme. Although her apprenticeship does not finish until October, she has already taken the next step on her career path by achieving the qualification required to become a mobile breakdown technician, joining the Service 24h team at Roanza’s branch in her home city. Fallon spent time shadowing a senior colleague before embarking...
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Ford inspection drones keeping engine plant workers safely grounded

Ford employees are now using cameras mounted on drones to safely and efficiently inspect high-rise gantries, pipework and roof areas at the company’s Dagenham Engine Plant in the UK. Previously, the team carried out this important maintenance work by using automated extendable platforms and scaffolding to check 40-metre-long gantries that support the plant’s heavy machinery. Each inspection area would take a laborious 12 hours to complete. Now, with feet firmly on the ground and controlling drones equipped with GoPro cameras, maintenance staff can thoroughly inspect each area in just 12 minutes. The whole production facility can be covered in a...
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Preventing NVH in vehicle braking systems

When deciding what car to buy, one of the highest priorities for potential customers is the cabin experience. Layout, comfort, technology and audio are all major influencers of customer perception, and are areas where automotive manufacturers can significantly differentiate their vehicles. This is why manufacturers spend vast sums on R&D to reduce NVH (Noise, Vibration and Harshness). NVH is a critical focus in the automotive industry that engineers address at the earliest stage of the design process, including NVH generated by the braking system. Specialist brake development During the development of a new model, vehicle manufacturers depend on their brake...
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German Sound Quality Finals to take place at Automechanika Frankfurt

On September 15, Automechanika will play host to a hotly contested competition for the best vehicle sound system in Germany. This year’s show will offer amazing sound experiences ranging from discreetly integrated high-end sound systems to supercharged bass speakers for those who really love it loud. Automechanika Frankfurt will be commencing its 25th edition in just three weeks, and this year it says it is focusing more than ever before on cars that have already found its owners. Examples of this include the extensive treatment of classic cars, Reifen and the expansion of CarMediaWorld to include the German Sound Quality...
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ContiTech: Expert Tips for Changing Timing Belts- Fiat Panda MY 200

Detailed instructions for timing belt kit CT999WP1 in a Fiat Panda MY 2004, 44 kW 1.2-liter engines up to engine number 2533528 with engine code 188.A4.000

November
12
2018

Timing kit installation VW Golf VII 1.4 TSI

Timing kit installation KTB819, Volkswagen Golf VII 1.4 TSI

November
9
2018

How to Adapt Air Suspension Systems

How do you adapt air suspension systems? The Delphi Training Series breaks it down for you.

November
7
2018

CV Trouble Tracers – Brake Pads and Discs

CV Trouble Tracers – Brake Pads and Discs

November
2
2018

Spark Plug Electrode Wear

This video explains the electrode wear of spark plugs, especially the difference between single spark and wasted (double) spark systems. It shows in detail why in double spark ignition systems, spark plug electrode wear is different on some cylinders.

October
29
2018

SACHS useful tip: Replacing CDC dampers.

Early in 2012, the twelve millionth CDC damper for passenger cars since the start of production in 1994 left the line at ZF Friedrichshafen AG’s Schweinfurt location. Ride comfort and dynamics More and more automotive manufacturers opt for the continuously variable damping system called Continuous Damping Control (CDC) in their vehicles. It permanently monitors influencing …

October
26
2018

Sight block kit

Steve Smith talks us through the Sight block kit

October
22
2018

How to correctly install ball joints

Learn how to correctly install ball joints with this instructional video.

October
16
2018

Replacing a compressor – Everything you need to know

Professional replacement of a compressor and the numerous associated work steps are a complex problem. In order to provide comprehensive help for this task, however, we have combined everything you need to keep in mind and consider in one brochure.

October
12
2018

Bleeding process of CSC 510 0097 10

Bleeding procedure for vehicle-side connector with short flange

October
12
2018