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Stargas continues nationwide expansion

Stargas Limited is an Irish owned business which has gone from strength to strength since its launch in 2010. (more…)
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New profile clamp withstands temperatures of up to 900 °C

Norma Group has developed the VPP Compact High Temperature, a new VPP profile clamp that can withstand component temperatures of up to 900 °C. (more…)
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Timing belt failure investigated by Gates

Gates has investigated the cause of premature timing belt failure in the Synchronous Belt Drive System (SBDS) for number of Ford, Peugeot and Citroen models with 1.6L petrol and PSA diesel engines. (more…)
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Ireland produces over half a million tonnes of hazardous waste annually

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has today published its latest hazardous waste (including lead-acid batteries) figures for Ireland. (more…)
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ZF supplies chassis parts for numerous LCV models

High mileage, heavy loads, constant use – the light commercial vehicle is the automotive workhorse. With this class of vehicle subjected to considerable pressure and stress, this segment of the vehicle parc offers significant service and repair opportunities for workshops. ZF Aftermarket helps independent garages position themselves in this segment and here, under its Lemförder brand, the business offers repair tips for one of its most popular vehicles, the Volkswagen T5. LCVs are often used daily to carry high payloads meaning they are also subject to high wear. Failure rates for LCV safety inspections are higher in all age categories...
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Ferodo’s guide to directional brake pads

Learn about the benefits and correct installation of directional brake pads. In this video Ferodo covers a variety of designs and types.

September
19
2019

Installing Spark Plugs – NGK Spark Plugs – Tech Video

Correct way to install spark plugs.

September
13
2019

Spotting defective shock absorbers

Accidents or serious installation errors can cause impact damage to shock absorbers. It is therefore advisable to look for damage to car axles and damper attachments and to carry out professional wheel alignment. The ramifications of defective shock absorbers include various negative effects on vehicle handling and safety. That is why competent damage evaluation and …

September
9
2019

Practical Pico: Non-invasive engine condition testing

In this presentation, we will show you how you can assess the mechanical condition of an engine without the stripping of any parts. We’ll show you how you can set up, in a matter of seconds, for intake manifold, exhaust, and crankcase pressure testing. We’ll describe how the results should look, to help you gain …

September
6
2019

Apec Window ABS Ring Fitting Instructions

Apec Window ABS Ring Fitting Instructions

September
4
2019

Piston Replacement – What you have to consider

Uwe Rosenau explains what you have to consider when replacing pistons. Piston replacement – MAHLE MPULSE Tool Time Part 1.

September
2
2019

How to check your car for vibrations

It’s normal for your car to vibrate slightly when you’re driving thanks to the rotation of the crankshaft, transmission gears and other moving parts in your engine. But, when these gentle vibrations feel more like shaking, it’s time to investigate the reasons why. How to check your car for vibrations The most common reasons for …

August
30
2019

Volkswagen Bora Model: 2.0i Variant Model year: 2002-2005 All models with ABS

ABS warning light illuminates Error code: 1486

August
26
2019

Wheel bearings Disassembly and assembly

Wheel bearings are designed to last the lifetime of the vehicle. However some fail at an earlier stage. Regardless of the quality of a wheel bearing, there are a wide range of influencing factors that might cause it to fail prematurely, such as poor road conditions or contact with curbs.

August
23
2019

Freewheeling!

An overrunning alternator pulley can compensate for cyclic irregularities. These occur in all conventional internal combustion engines. After all, such engines do not have a continuous operating principle, but one that is divided into individual cycles.   For the belt, of course, these fluctuating speeds and torques are toxic. The solution: an overrunning alternator pulley. …

August
21
2019