Technical Articles

Risk of confusion: Ford concentric slave cylinder 510 0058 10/510 0011 11

December 15, 2022 • News, Technical Articles • Views: 136

“According to the catalog, I definitely ordered the correct CSC. But I can’t connect the hydraulic line,” says the fitter, unsure what to do next. If Service Center staff ask for the part number and hear this in reply, alarm bells start to ring. This is because Schaeffler Automotive Aftermarket offer 2 CSCs that are …

Proven mechanical fixes for those trickier jobs

November 18, 2022 • News, Technical Articles • Views: 132

Autodata, part of the Solera group, has provided the following technical article which tackles two tricky mechanical faults on the Citroen DS3 and the Ford Mondeo.

DRiV Motorparts prepared for electric future

July 26, 2022 • News, Technical Articles • Views: 223

Tenneco says that its DRiV Motorparts business is committed to helping distributors and workshops capture EV parts and service opportunities:

Ford Transit ball joint removal and installation, by Laser Tools and Schaeffler

June 16, 2022 • News, Technical Articles • Views: 256

In this latest ‘best practice’ article, technical experts from OESAA members, Laser Tools and Schaeffler, have teamed up to offer advice to technicians when carrying out a ball joint replacement on a Ford Transit, to guarantee an efficient, accurate and professional job.

Comline expert answers common brake safety questions

June 9, 2022 • Brakes, News, Technical Articles • Views: 321

Comline Ireland says it is enthusiastic about providing technicians with useful, thorough and up-to-date information, to ensure a first time fit, every time.

OESAA expands its membership and updates on progress

May 17, 2022 • News, Technical Articles • Views: 292

The Original Equipment Suppliers Aftermarket Association (OESAA) has had new members joining its organisation. Its chairman, Nigel Morgan, answers some questions about the return, as well as the progress of member synergies and the hot topic of recruitment.

Nissens Automotive focuses on the air conditioning condenser

April 12, 2022 • Air Conditioning, News, Technical Articles • Views: 276

Nissens Automotive is an established aftermarket air conditioning (AC) expert, with a huge range of premium quality replacement AC components in its considerable armoury.

Blue Print solves common Opel and Chevrolet thermostat problem

April 7, 2022 • Technical Articles • Views: 490

Blue Print Protips offers practical support with everyday issues encountered in the workshop and, when possible, follows the explanation structure of ‘Problem, Cause, Solution’.

New leisure trends put greater stress on vehicle components

April 4, 2022 • News, Technical Articles • Views: 224

Very few cars reach their load limits in everyday traffic situations; they are often occupied by only one person and travel short distances. But a new trend is putting more stress on the chassis components of the rear axle

Replacement of Bosch steering systems

March 31, 2022 • News, Technical Articles • Views: 316

Steering systems are especially safety-relevant vehicle components. Therefore, Bosch says its steering systems have to meet high requirements concerning both quality and reliability. They are mostly maintenance-free and designed to last for the complete vehicle life cycle. Of course, attachment parts such as tie rods and bellows can be damaged or worn out and should …