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Exchange the oil seals

April 18, 2022 • News • Views: 76

A clutch replacement is the ideal opportunity to retain the functionality as well as the value of a vehicle with minimal additional effort. Minimisation of leakage! The dismantling of the defect clutch offers a simple and cost effective opportunity to replace both the oil seals Simmerring® on the crankshaft as well as the oil seals …

Requirements of wheel bearing greases

April 15, 2022 • News • Views: 78

The Schaeffler Group has been developing high-quality rolling bearing lubricants in co-operation with renowned lubricant manufacturers for a long time. At first glance, special rolling bearing greases cost a bit more. However, if you want to accommodate the high requirements placed on a rolling bearing, you need to use special greases. FAG not only conducts …

Nissens Automotive focuses on the air conditioning condenser

April 12, 2022 • Air Conditioning, News, Technical Articles • Views: 90

Nissens Automotive is an established aftermarket air conditioning (AC) expert, with a huge range of premium quality replacement AC components in its considerable armoury.

Bosch adds ADAS diagnostics course

April 11, 2022 • News • Views: 81

Bosch has introduced two new courses along with including an ADAS diagnostics course within the programme. The first of the new courses, Engine Operation and Measuring of Components (VSTD52) has been added in order to cover some key skills that were missing previously. Bosch says this is a completely new course and will need to …

Brake pad replacement

April 8, 2022 • News • Views: 77

Important steps to change brake pads and disc Clean thoroughly! Clean all mating parts on wheel hub and caliper with Textar tools and brake cleaner. Check the disc run-out (max 0.07mm) Lubricate properly! Lubricate with Textar CeraTec. Lubricate with Textar Hydra Tec. Note: Do not use copper paste! Accessories must be replaced! New accessories must …

Jump start a car – the step by step guide to follow!

April 5, 2022 • News • Views: 84

A dead battery can often be revived with a jump start. You just need to know how. For the assistant as well as the driver of the broken down vehicle, it is therefore useful to know what to do in this case. According to ADAC breakdown statistics, up to 40% of all breakdowns are caused …

New leisure trends put greater stress on vehicle components

April 4, 2022 • News, Technical Articles • Views: 85

Very few cars reach their load limits in everyday traffic situations; they are often occupied by only one person and travel short distances. But a new trend is putting more stress on the chassis components of the rear axle

Release mechanisms with self-centring thrust rings

April 1, 2022 • News • Views: 72

Both complex CSCs (concentric slave cylinders) and simple release bearings are now equipped with radially moving thrust rings and guided by a sleeve on the gearbox side. They are the link between the rotating diaphragm springs on the engine side and the fixed release mechanism on the gearbox side. Today the guide sleeves of release …

Replacement of Bosch steering systems

March 31, 2022 • News, Technical Articles • Views: 73

Steering systems are especially safety-relevant vehicle components. Therefore, Bosch says its steering systems have to meet high requirements concerning both quality and reliability. They are mostly maintenance-free and designed to last for the complete vehicle life cycle. Of course, attachment parts such as tie rods and bellows can be damaged or worn out and should …

Denso introduces more cabin filter references

March 29, 2022 • News • Views: 80

Cabin filter replacement is not only a scheduled service replacement item, but also an important health and safety precaution, which is why original equipment (OE) manufacturer Denso, says it continues to increase its aftermarket offering. The most recent new additions, which are now available throughout Europe, include six cabin pollen filters that cater for 653 …