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End-Point Assessment – new Light Vehicle Technician Standard

I came upon this interesting story where Mitsubishi Motors in the UK has become the first vehicle manufacturer to have a group of apprentice vehicle technicians complete an End-Point Assessment (EPA) skills task for the new Light Vehicle Technician Standard. The End-Point Assessment (EPA) was carried out at the Mitsubishi Training Academy in Cirencester, scrutineered by members of the IMI and overseen by independent technical assessors. The EPA took place over a two day period and involved the apprentices completing seven technical challenges within a total of 12 hours diagnostic and repair time, all under close observation. Tony Lawson, End-Point...
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Are you up to speed on Euro 6 Emissions?

Eclipse Automotive is holding new two-day Euro 6 emissions training courses, at the company's training academy in Swadlingcote, Derbyshire on May 13-14 and 15-16. (more…)
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Investigations on a BMW X5 Can Bus system

Most technicians grimace at the thought of a Can Bus fault on a modern vehicle and rightly so as there can be many control units connected to the system which can cause the fault. This can make it quite overwhelming for a technician as to where to start in the diagnosis. Here we explain how …

March
24
2015

More scope school tips

This second instalment in an exclusive trilogy of oscilloscope guidance clinics from Steve Smith of Pico and Robert Keith of Woodford Diagnostics and Training who target those that fall into the category of users who are competent, but don’t yet fully know how to get the best from their tool… or, in other words, the …

March
19
2015

The evolution of DENSO’s Starter & Alternator technology

Starters and Alternators have a vital role to play – from starting the motor to keeping the vehicle running – no vehicle is complete without them. True pioneers of leading Starter and Alternator technology for modern cars, motorcycles and commercial vehicles, DENSO has become the world’s largest OE rotating machine manufacturers, with 33.4 percent global …

March
10
2015

DENSO offers radiator installation tips

With its original thermal technology fitted to almost 40 per cent of European cars, DENSO is the ideal choice for crash repairers when it comes to replacement Radiators.  The 850, OE quality Cooling Radiator references offered by DENSO Aftermarket Sales UK & Ireland for 4,600 vehicle applications are smaller, lighter and offer greater heat exchange …

March
9
2015

The season of politics

The combustion of diesel is so inefficient it now requires three post combustion processes to meet current emission standards .

March
7
2015

Top tips on A/C servicing from DENSO

As we move towards warmer weather this spring DENSO is highlighting the benefits of regular and effective servicing of air-conditioning systems. Vehicle manufacturers worldwide have come to rely on DENSO – the world’s number one in original thermal products – for efficient, reliable Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) components. DENSO’s outstanding engineering knowledge is …

February
24
2015

Damper pulley fitting instructions from NTN-SNR

The damper pulley has an essential role to play, as it drives all of the engine accessories. Here NTN-SNR offers advice on changing the damper pulley.

February
24
2015

Having a good process – Polo GTI

This month I would like to pick up on several issues which I’m sure affect us all. It’s not often to feel satisfaction over a technical challenge, a vw polo TSI was dropped off suffering a problem with delayed crank starting. A local independent car dealer had presented the car to a friend working in …

February
24
2015

Jim Investigates…

Being Blue Print’s in-house Technical Consultant, Jim Gilmour spends a large portion of his time on the road visiting customers and workshops. Recently hewas faced with a 2003 Toyota Avensis 2.0 diesel with a running problem. The complaint was of an intermittent and sudden loss of power. Only one thing for it, time for a …

February
23
2015

Solving diminishing cooling capacity in Mazda3

In the course of a longer journey in a Mazda3 (model year 2006 onwards ) with the air-conditioning running at full speed, it is possible that the cooling capacity of the air- conditioning system begins to diminish. Hella Ireland looks at possible reasons.

February
20
2015