Technical Articles

New Denso video explains the engine management system

May 20, 2024 • Engine, News, Technical Articles • Views: 36

Further endorsing its long held position of providing both professional technicians and vehicle owners with useful technical information, Denso, a leading original equipment (OE) component manufacturer, has produced a new YouTube video (below) highlighting the function of the engine management system (EMS). This latest video presents an overview of what the engine management system does, …

Top tips for navigating the e-commerce landscape

May 15, 2024 • News, Technical Articles • Views: 38

An e-commerce website has quickly gone from being a ‘nice to have’ to a crucial tool for staying competitive in today’s market. Regardless of the industry you’re operating in, your customers will expect you to have a website – but what if you’ve never launched your business online before? MAM Software has revealed its top …

Panel discussion to address importance of upskilling and investing in staff

May 14, 2024 • News, Technical Articles • Views: 59

Alldata Europe, a provider of original vehicle manufacturer (VM) diagnostic, repair and maintenance data, will participate at the upcoming UK Garage & Bodyshop Event in Birmingham, taking centre stage in the Workshop Technical Hub on Wednesday 5th June at 15:30.

Latest eNewsletter out now

May 2, 2024 • News, Technical Articles • Views: 83

The latest edition of the eNewsletter is available now and is brimful of technical articles to make life easier in the workshop for mechanics and technicians.

Technicians urged to use correct oil for EV air con compressors

May 2, 2024 • Air Conditioning, News, Technical Articles • Views: 93

Delphi is advising technicians to be aware of the key differences between air conditioning (AC) compressors on vehicles with an internal combustion engine (ICE) and those on an electric vehicle (EV).

REPXPERT double clutch training heads to Devon

April 30, 2024 • News, Technical Articles • Views: 85

Schaeffler has announced its upcoming REPXPERT 2CT training course is scheduled to take place on 16th-17th July, at the South Devon College Skills Academy in Devon, England.

Correct Fitment: Not all pads are the same

April 24, 2024 • Brakes, News, Technical Articles • Views: 83

In the workshop, time is precious – especially throughout busy periods. It is during these times that best practice can sometimes be overlooked in favour of getting the job done quickly.

Mahle issues latest advice on defective starter motors

April 24, 2024 • News, Technical Articles • Views: 102

“The incorrect use of starter motors can lead to thermal overload of the solenoid, leading to failure of the starter motor,” explains Alan Povey, quality, warranty and technical manager at automotive parts manufacturer, Mahle. As many technicians will be aware, internal combustion engines cannot generate torque from standstill and a starter motor is therefore required …

First Line highlights handling issues of CSCs in clutch systems

April 22, 2024 • Clutch, News, Technical Articles • Views: 100

Concentric slave cylinders (CSCs) play a crucial role in the operation of modern automotive clutch systems, however, First Line Ltd. is pointing to the delicacy of the components, urging technicians to take care during fitment. ​ Acting as a combined clutch slave cylinder and release bearing, the CSC is responsible for releasing and applying pressure …

Alldata Europe solves Seat Leon brake light problem

April 22, 2024 • Brakes, News, Technical Articles • Views: 87

A vital part of any repair job is having the right tools – and that doesn’t always mean physical either. Alldata Europe, a provider of original vehicle manufacturer (VM) repair, maintenance and diagnostic data, supplies genuine procedures for more than 133,000 vehicle combinations and has an archive of eight million technical repair methods. However, when …