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    Removing and installing the front disc brakes

    For illustration purposes, a BMW 320i (E90) fitted with a Brake Caliper Type Teves FN is used in the following service note as an example, but this can also apply to other vehicle models equipped with brake calipers of the same type.

    February
    5
    2018

    Light source replacement does not have to be difficult – Part 1

    This handbook includes vehicles where light source replacement requires more than a little work. Thanks to comprehensive explanations and detailed photos, this handbook helps make light source replacement simpler and more efficient.

    January
    15
    2018

    Pre-bleeding the hydraulic brake system

    If you have vehicles in your workshop with EDS, EDS/ASR or EDS/ASR/ESP where a chamber in the brake fluid reservoir is completely empty, or if you need to undertake special bleeding because leaks have been found, this clip is ideal for you.

    December
    4
    2017

    Measuring the difference in thickness on the friction ring of a brake disc

    If you feel rubbing when braking, troubleshooting should include measuring the difference in thickness on the friction ring of a brake disc.

    December
    1
    2017

    Checking the concentricity of the wheel hub

    This video clip covers wheel hub concentricity, often referred to as hub runout.

    November
    20
    2017

    Checking the concentricity of the brake disc

    Checking the concentricity of the brake disc is an important process that should be undertaken after a new brake disc is installed.

    November
    3
    2017

    VW Sharan – Engine warning light illuminates

    There has been a complaint of a drop in performance during the acceleration phase in the above vehicles.

    October
    27
    2017

    VW Touareg – Terminal 15 fails sporadically

    The cause of failure for terminal 15 (switched plus) relates to a defective relay holder in the main fuse box in this case.

    October
    15
    2017

    Peugeot 307 – ABS warning light illuminates

    If the error mentioned above is identified in conjunction with an illuminated ABS warning light, a faulty power supply to the ABS/ESP control unit may be one possible cause.

    October
    1
    2017

    Ford B-Max – ABS warning light illuminates

    If the above error is discovered together with an illuminated ABS warning light, this may be due to the brake pressure sensor.

    September
    15
    2017