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Febi offers advice on steering and suspension components

May 1, 2012 • News • Views: 1241

Steering and suspension components are highly sensitive parts and driving vehicles with worn steering parts can lead to expensive bills for the vehicle owner and puts lives at risk.  

National’s 2012 brake disc catalogue now available

April 30, 2012 • News • Views: 1264

The National Auto Parts 2012 brake disc catalogue is now available.  

Valeo extends lighting range

April 30, 2012 • News • Views: 1819

Valeo Service, the leading automotive component supplier to the independent aftermarket, is re-emphasising the need for high quality lighting solutions as it launches an extension to its OE lighting range with OE quality bulbs. Valeo’s new bulb range consists of 43 references, offering 95 per cent coverage for the UK car parc.

Victor Reinz gaskets available through Mahle distributors

April 27, 2012 • News • Views: 1845

Popular applications for current Ford and Hyundai engines head the list of new Victor Reinz gaskets available exclusively in the UK and Ireland from MAHLE Aftermarket Ltd.

Meyle unveils engine mounts catalogue

April 26, 2012 • News • Views: 1423

Meyle has now organised its vast portfolio of Engine Mounts in a single catalogue. This new catalogue provides technicians with more product details; for example, additional information on the part’s installation environment.

ContiTech expands range of tools

April 17, 2012 • News • Views: 1614

The ContiTech Power Transmission Group has added three sets to its service range for the automotive spare parts market. Specialist shops can now carry a toolbox geared specifically to changing timing belts on Volkswagen engines along with a laser for measuring alignment and tools for installing overrunning alternator pulleys.

febi adds tools to product portfolio

April 17, 2012 • News • Views: 2249

Vehicle mechanics need more than just technical knowledge and experience to precisely locate and repair problem parts – they also need the right tools. This is why febi bilstein has added tried and tested equipment to its range to do just the job.  

Quality in the detail

April 17, 2012 • News • Views: 1521

Late springtime gives independent workshops an ideal opportunity to gain an edge over authorised garages by demonstrating their in-depth repair expertise. It is the time of year when many car drivers have their cars serviced, knowing that the harsh weather and road conditions during the winter season take an extraordinary toll on suspension parts.

Symptom or Cause?

April 16, 2012 • News • Views: 2064

More often than not a clutch change is a difficult and dirty job that requires a day of downtime, so when presented with a vehicle in need of clutch replacement it is imperative that a full assessment or diagnosis takes place to ensure that a worn clutch is not just the symptom of another vehicle …

Bosch makes changes to workshop software

April 16, 2012 • News • Views: 1290

Bosch has made a number of changes to the operating concept of the world’s leading workshop software ESItronic, making it much simpler to use and giving it a clearer structure.