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New Denso video explains the engine management system

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, as well as explaining why and how it does it. What is immediately obvious however, is the interdependence of the many elements that are at work in the system to ensure the engine operates at its optimum efficiency. The EMS effectively monitors and subsequently controls...
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Top tips for navigating the e-commerce landscape

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 tips for making those all-important first steps into the online domain: Choose a fully-integrated e-commerce solution One of the best decisions you can make as a business owner is to choose a website that will directly integrate with your ERP solution. Details such as stock and pricing will...
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Panel discussion to address importance of upskilling and investing in staff

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. (more…)
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Latest TechTalk.ie eNewsletter out now

The latest edition of the TechTalk.ie eNewsletter is available now and is brimful of technical articles to make life easier in the workshop for mechanics and technicians. (more…)
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Technicians urged to use correct oil for EV air con compressors

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). (more…)
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Oil filter OC456: oil pressure problems after filter change in 1.8 and 2.0 TFSI engines

If there are problems with the oil pressure after an oil and filter change in engines of the EA888 series, a missing standpipe is usually responsible

July
25
2022

Dayco – Common Water Pump Installation Errors

Common Water Pump Installation Errors

July
22
2022

DO-IT-YOURSELF (DIY) SERVICE PRODUCES DTC P0135. WRONG PART INSTALLED

CONDITION: A vehicle owner living in Portland, Oregon performs a DIY maintenance on his 4 cylinder Camry, including spark plugs and universal oxygen sensors. After the repair the check engine light was illuminated. The vehicle was then driven to a professional repair facility. The service technician defined the check engine light as a Diagnostic Trouble …

July
18
2022

Protect your MAF sensor

Remember to protect your MAF sensor with a clean air filter!

June
30
2022

Cabin Air Filter Failure and Diagnosis

We rely on our cars more today than we ever have done; they are used for minor tasks and for the big moments in life. We all tend to look after our cars keeping them clean and tidy, getting them serviced yearly, but some parts are prioritised more than others. If the Cabin Air Filter …

June
28
2022

How to install TRICO Flex wiper blades on your vehicle

TRICO Flex Watch & learn how to efficiently remove windshield wiper blades with our step-by-step instructional videos. View our videos now! TRICO Flex Blade Pinch Tab Button Arm

June
27
2022

Mounting Instruction – GM engines

Mounting Instruction – GM engines

June
24
2022

Audi A3 Front wheel bearing inspection and replacement

In this video we look at a front wheel bearing failure and replacement on a Audi A3 which has a droning noise whilst driving, which increases under load during cornering. The replacement bearing used is SWAG kit 30 92 7317, which comes with all the necessary parts for the repair.

June
20
2022

Camshaft is not equal to camshaft

Camshafts are manufactured in three different procedures. The design used most frequently is a camshaft manufactured from cast iron. The steel camshaft is another popular design. It is used when specific material is required. Here the camshaft is milled from a steel billet and then honed. The third design is known as the assembled camshaft. …

June
17
2022

Key Considerations When Choosing a Hydraulic Oil

Hydraulic Oil: A different type of lubricant One of the most well-known and important lubricants you can buy is hydraulic oil. Found in industrial machinery, construction vehicles, tractors and many other types of machinery, it plays an integral role in their performance capabilities. Hydraulic oil is very different from other lubricants. Like engine oil, hydraulic oil …

June
13
2022