Technical Articles

Second recall for Audi and Porsche after repair done with wrong part

February 24, 2022 • News, Technical Articles • Views: 316

Audi and Porsche are being forced to recall vehicles for a second time after repairs the first time involving around 150,000 cars (June last year)

Bosch: risks of a starter activated for too long

November 16, 2021 • News, Technical Articles • Views: 374

If the starter is activated for an extended time, for example, in the case of excessively long venting processes after diesel filter changes, there is a risk of thermal overload of the unit.

Experts recommend workshops brake check while tyre changing

October 6, 2021 • Brakes, News, Technical Articles • Views: 461

The brake professionals from Otto Zimmermann GmbH in Germany want to increase the safety of drivers. They say this can easily be ensured by a brake check when changing tyres.

Automatic gearbox service and flushing from TCMatic

August 13, 2021 • Gearbox, News, Technical Articles • Views: 763

When a car is brought to a garage for a service an often overlooked job is the lack of maintenance carried out on an automatic gearbox.

TPMS simplified

July 3, 2019 • News, Technical Articles • Views: 1469

TPMS Sensors can become confusing with all the various models and types on the market and all the different procedures for programming / learning the sensors. Here Ryan’s Automotive  explains  some of the differences. Sensor Types OE Direct Fit The application list for OE Direct Fit sensors has many different part numbers specific to certain …

New Mahle Technical Messenger service bulletin

December 3, 2015 • News, Technical Articles • Views: 1981

Mahle Aftermarket has released a ‘Technical Messenger’ technical service bulletin, for the replacement of the oil filter element on the popular 1.4/1.6/2.0-litre TDI engines used widely across the Volkswagen Group. The element, Knecht Filter part number OX 787D, fits within a two-piece filter housing module (OF206), which is also manufactured by Mahle and is mounted …

Redesigned Victor Reinz® installation instructions

November 11, 2015 • Technical Articles • Views: 1664

In order to enhance its fitting instructions, Victor Reinz has simplified the layout and made it easier for installers to follow each assembly step.   While the previous instructions included written explanations in German, English and French, the new design is entirely visual. The company’s product programme management team designed the new versions to be …

Meyle Mechanics offer support on water pump replacement

June 3, 2015 • News, Technical Articles • Views: 1572

Garage staff who have to replace water pumps can now find helpful support for this repair job on “Meyle TV” on YouTube. In their latest video, the “Meyle Mechanics” explain why it is necessary to flush the cooling system. The video also takes a look at the special features of Meyle-HD water pumps. For garages, …

Delphi successfully completes first coast-to-coast automated drive

April 7, 2015 • News, Technical Articles • Views: 1684

Delphi Automotive has completed the longest automated drive in North America, traveling from San Francisco to New York in the first coast-to-coast trip ever taken by an automated vehicle.

Autodata launches innovative new online product

March 20, 2015 • News, Technical Articles • Views: 1905

Autodata has launched an innovative new online platform, setting a new standard in the delivery of automotive technical information.