Oil – where did it all go wrong?

September 5, 2021 • News • Views: 52

I have always enjoyed the company of people who have a passion, whether it is an area I have a knowledge of or not, their enthusiasm can be infectious. Growing up in the Ireland of the 60s, I admired people who were mechanically-minded and their pioneering expertise to strip down an engine, recondition and assemble, …

Automatic gearbox service and flushing from TCMatic

August 13, 2021 • Gearbox, News, Technical Articles • Views: 221

When a car is brought to a garage for a service an often overlooked job is the lack of maintenance carried out on an automatic gearbox.

Mk7 Golf wheel bearing installation video from Dayco

May 20, 2021 • News • Views: 355

To assist technicians in fitting replacement wheel bearings correctly and efficiently, Dayco has added a installation video alongside

Nissens: flushing the AC system a vital procedure

May 19, 2021 • News • Views: 395

One of the major problems that any air conditioning (AC) system can suffer from is contamination of the refrigerant and lubricant mixture, which is necessary for the system’s correct operation.

Auto Trade EXPO postponed to May 7-8, 2022

March 25, 2021 • News • Views: 377

The decision has been taken to postpone the Auto Trade EXPO from October this year to May 7th.-8th., 2022.

Autodata shines light on air conditioning

March 12, 2021 • Air Conditioning, News • Views: 500

Solera Autodata says it typically sees most use of its Service Air Conditioning module from early May through to late August, with a peak in late June.

Gates to host free coolant systems webinar

February 12, 2021 • News • Views: 571

Gates is to host a free technical webinar for mechanics entitled ‘The Coolant System’s Critical Solution’.

Record number of vehicles fail MOT due to emissions

January 29, 2021 • Exhaust, News • Views: 607

Over 1.27 million vehicles failed the MOT across the UK last year because of faults relating to exhaust emissions, new research suggests.

Lack of safety tech in new vans ‘alarming’, tests reveal

December 16, 2020 • News • Views: 702

New tests that assess van safety have revealed an “alarming” lack of collision avoidance technology being fitted to commercial vehicles on sale in Ireland and Europe.

Bosch introduces CVT for EVs

December 16, 2020 • Engine, News • Views: 618

Bosch is introducing the CVT4EV, the continuously variable transmission with Bosch push belt, specially designed for electric vehicles.