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Hella announces details of air con training course

August 24, 2012 • News • Views: 1545

Do your customers service vehicles with Air Conditioning? Are they F Gas trained? Do they know the difference between their oils and refrigerants? Are they meeting HSE regulations? If the answer to any of these questions is “NO” they need to get involved in the upcoming Hella Air Conditioning Training course. Date: October 2ad & …

Blue Print unveils new D-4D oil filter removal tool

August 23, 2012 • News • Views: 1674

Blue Print has the complete solution when it comes to replacing the Oil Filter on Toyota D-4D engines. The Oil Filter housing has limited access which means the right tools are essential in replacing the oil Oil Filter.

ContiTech unveils Volkswagen tool kit

August 21, 2012 • News • Views: 1651

ContiTech has developed a special toolbox for replacing timing belts on Volkwagen engines. Nearly all the special tools that a workshop or garage needs for professionally replacing timing belts on Audi, Seat, Skoda and Volkswagen vehicles can be found in this set. So everything needed is close at hand.

Hella unveils new online resource

August 16, 2012 • News • Views: 1582

Hella Ireland is adding to its online presence with the launch of the new Behr Hella Service Know-how Tool.

Complimentary Automechanika tickets!

August 7, 2012 • News • Views: 1709

Messe Frankfurt, the organisers of Automechanika are offering 50 free day tickets, worth €34 each at the gate to AutoTrade.ie readers.

New Superkits save workshops time and money

August 3, 2012 • News • Views: 1739

FAI has launched a new timing belt Superkit, which it says saves time and hassle and delivers more profit for the workshop.

Spark plugs represent profit opportunity – NGK

August 3, 2012 • News • Views: 1743

NGK is renowned for the quality of its products which are used by thousands of drivers on Ireland’s roads.

What does OE ‘Matching Quality’ actually mean?

August 3, 2012 • News • Views: 3223

Unfortunately, there are no strict rules or regulations to help you define what is actually meant by suppliers who label their products with this sometimes misleading strapline. However, we can tell you what it doesn’t mean! It doesn’t mean that the parts in question are actually OE In other words they have never been fitted …

Belt tension – the main influence on life time

August 3, 2012 • News • Views: 1785

Over the last 15 years the service intervals for replacing timing belts has increased significantly. Goodyear is continuously developing new materials and compounds to improve the durability and performance of their timing belts. These are manufactured using three basic elements: Rubber compound, Cord and Fabric. Each of these 3 components have to be optimised to …

Knock knock

August 3, 2012 • News • Views: 2295

Hella Ireland advises on the functions of the Knock sensor, which is found on outside of the engine block and is used to record knocking sounds in the engine during all operating states in order to avoid engine damage.