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Combined skills and the expertise of leading original equipment manufacturers enables a unique range of vibration control parts including: pulleys, flexible propshaft couplings, suspension strut mounts, engine and gearbox mounts and hydraulic accumulators. (more…)
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Charles Hurst and Dublin Audi seek technicians

Lookers plc, which owns Charles Hurst in Northern Ireland and the Dublin Audi Centre in Sandyford as well as UsedDirect, Dublin, has launched a new campaign to recruit 100 technicians across its UK & Ireland network of 152 dealerships. It is urging local skilled and graduate technicians to see what is on offer. With over 100 years’ experience in the automotive industry, Lookers employs almost 7,000 staff and is one of the most successful and progressive car retailers in the UK and Ireland. The company – which employs over 50 staff in the Republic of Ireland – continues to invest...
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Automatic gearbox service and flushing from TCMatic

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. (more…)
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Mk7 Golf wheel bearing installation video from Dayco

To assist technicians in fitting replacement wheel bearings correctly and efficiently, Dayco has added a installation video alongside (more…)
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Nissens: flushing the AC system a vital procedure

One of the major problems that any air conditioning (AC) system can suffer from is contamination of the refrigerant and lubricant mixture, which is necessary for the system's correct operation. (more…)
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Replacing Auxiliary Electric Water Pumps with First Line

Modern, low-emission, high-output engines have to run within a very small temperature range in order to maintain their efficiency. The water pump allows this to happen by regulating the coolant flow according to the demand of the ECU. Furthermore, forced induction engines will require additional cooling of the turbo/supercharger after shutdown in order to prevent …

April
22
2020

Self Adjusting Clutch Explained

Self Adjusting Clutch Explained

April
20
2020

GATES MICRO V KIT

GATES MICRO V KIT ENG v041

April
17
2020

Everything you Need to Know About Exhaust Back Pressure

Klarius Training – Exhaust Systems

April
15
2020

Dishing the Dirt on Engine Failure

FEDERAL-MOGUL talks about the key sources of contamination that cause engine damage and failure. Moving engine components such as pistons, crankshafts, camshafts, bearings, valves, oil seals and pumps are susceptible of damage as a result of dirt abrasion. The reason is simple – where there is movement within the engine, dirt and impurities will cause …

April
13
2020

Glow Plug Technology

It probably hasn’t escaped your notice that new car buyers are continuing to change their allegiance from spark ignition to compression ignition vehicles, and it won’t be long before diesel cars start outselling petrol cars – a shift that few would have predicted as little as 15 years ago. In the first six months of …

April
10
2020

Handbrake Cable Replacement

Research from TRW suggests that only 2 per cent (4.2 million) of the European car parc changes parts such as handbrake cables on an annual basis. It is suggested that this figure should be much higher and workshop mechanics, fitters and technicians are strongly encouraged to check cables more regularly. Types of Cable There are …

April
8
2020

Basic Measurement of Wheel Alignment: Toe

Need more information on toe, a basic measurement of alignment? The Delphi Training Series breaks it down for you.

April
6
2020

BMW Spark Plug Installation on N43 engine

This video explains the necessity to use a special Spark Plug Socket to remove the Spark Plug in the BMW N43 engines.

April
2
2020

PicoScope Guided Tests – Inductive Camshaft sensor AT011

Here, Eric from South Main Auto Repair runs through our ‘Camshaft -Inductive’ Guided Test.

March
30
2020