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    EGR Valves Tech Tip

    tegral to the vehicle’s engine management system, the exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) valve recirculates a metered quantity of exhaust gas to the engine intake system, helping to increase engine efficiency, lower fuel consumption, and reduced NOx in diesel and petrol engines. The symptoms associated with an EGR valve failure are similar to those of many …

    November
    1
    2017

    Best Practices for Steering & Suspension Diagnostics and Repairs

    Why is it important to check steering & suspension? A vehicle’s steering and suspension system is an intricate network of linked components designed to work both together and independently to provide a smooth, stable, and safe ride. Since the suspension is typically the first system affected when it comes to road abuse, its components can …

    October
    20
    2017

    Working on Hybrids – Safety Tips

    Auto IQ Regulatory demands for better fuel economy and reduced emissions will continue to drive the increase in hybrid vehicles on the road today and for the future. In fact, by 2020, it is projected that volumes will nearly triple from the 2M vehicles produced in 2012. So there is no doubt we will continue …

    October
    10
    2017

    Causes and Effects of a Deformed Inner Tie Rod

    Causes and Effects of a Deformed Inner Tie Rod

    September
    29
    2017

    The Hybrid Compressor: Know the Difference

    HVAC differs from one hybrid to the other and some systems, such as Honda & Prius 2001-2003, have used a scroll compressor which can be powered via belt when the engine is running or electrically when the engine is off. Most of the newer hybrids have changed to an inverter compressor which is a high …

    September
    17
    2017

    Why Oil balancing is critical when replacing a compressor

    When installing a new service compressor on a vehicle it is important to make sure the compressor is oil balanced correctly with the correct type and amount of lubricant. The purpose of oil balancing is to make sure the amount of oil in the air conditioning system remains at the correct level.

    September
    8
    2017

    Why and When to Change the Compressor

    Causes of Compressor Failures: Lack or excess of refrigerant oils Internal corrosion Lack of servicing (regular changing of receiver drier)

    August
    30
    2017

    Steering and Suspension: Ball Joints

    Delphi is advising technicians to help ensure a quality steering and suspension repair by replacing the entire ball joint component where the rubber boot is split, cracked, damaged or missing.

    August
    23
    2017

    How to Diagnose intermittent failure to start engine

    Intermittent failure to start engine.

    August
    10
    2017

    How to Replace a Compressor by Delphi Product & Service Solutions

    Learn how to fit a new compressor with an easy to follow steps.

    July
    17
    2017