Save time and money on electrical repairs

June 14, 2012 • News • Views: 790

J&S Automtive has introduced a new range of fast mover electrical automotive harness repair sets from respected German component manufacturer Vemo, which it says offer workshops the opportunity to save time and money on electrical repairs.

Solving timing belt issues

June 13, 2012 • News • Views: 773

Every mechanic wants to be able to diagnose vehicle problems with accuracy, but the dynamic nature of automotive design makes it difficult for even the most dedicated of experts. A recent technical workshop involving Gates highlighted degrees of uncertainty in connection with scheduled timing belt replacements and the installation of water pumps.

How to detect a worn multi-rib belt

June 12, 2012 • News • Views: 1368

Dayco recommends that workshops endeavouring to provide the motorist with a high standard of service and repair must make sure that they regularly check the condition of all multi-rib auxiliary belts and replace them when the signs of wear become visible. However, what are the signs and how can the degree of wear be judged …

Winter wear offers profit opportunities

June 11, 2012 • News • Views: 716

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.

New innovative exhaust clamp

June 8, 2012 • News • Views: 934

A new product has been launched on the Irish market, which allows mechanics and technicians to carry out repairs to small sections of exhaust pipe, using an innovative pin and socket mechanism.

Spray-guided petrol direct injection engines

June 7, 2012 • News • Views: 1023

Spray-guided petrol direct injection engines require particular precision when replacing spark plugs.

Blue Print unveils self adjusting clutch tool

May 29, 2012 • News • Views: 1128

Blue Print is now supplying the necessary tool required to remove and replace self adjusting clutches (SAC) on any vehicle.

KYB gets technical on YouTube

May 15, 2012 • News • Views: 1006

– KYB UK – the leading supplier of shock absorbers, coil springs and suspension mounting kits – is continuing to add to its new facility to help provide invaluable technical training for its garage customers. The company has made a series of technical videos available on YouTube to provide technical assistance for technicians replacing shock …

Febi installs MAM’s Automate data tool

May 11, 2012 • News • Views: 1223

febi UK, a leading manufacturer and supplier of car parts, has installed MAM’s Automate data tool to improve the administration of its catalogue data.

TRW launches Universal DOT 5.1 ESP brake fluid

May 11, 2012 • News • Views: 1539

TRW, distributed by Serfac Limited, has launched Universal DOT 5.1 ESP brake fluid – a fluid specially developed for vehicles fitted with electronic stability control (ESP) systems. This new low viscosity fluid exceeds more international specifications than any other and provides the best flow properties for ESP systems, especially in cold conditions.