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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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Getting to the cause of underpowered Renault Megane II

Willie Barry of AGE explains how he got to the root of the problem on an underpowered 2005 Renault Megane II 1.9Dci.

February
20
2015

LuK advises on Kia Cee’d 1.6 CRDi clutch replacement

The Kia Cee`d is a small family hatchback with various engine and body style options available to choose from. Launched in 2006, it has become increasingly popular on Irish roads so these handy hints from LuK will be of great use to any technician carrying out a repair.

February
20
2015

Air Conditioning Compressors

The AC compressor is driven by the engine via a poly-V-belt or multiple V-belts and compresses or pumps the refrigerant in the system. Hella Ireland explains, there are different types of compressors. Function The refrigerant coming from the evaporator is sucked into the compressor in the gaseous state at low temperature and low pressure, compressed …

February
19
2015

NGK offers Lamda sensor tips

Tim Howes, Deputy General Manager, Supply Chain & Technical Service, NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd offers some advice on when Lambda sensors should be replaced. NGK Spark Plugs is the world’s largest manufacturer of Lambda sensors under the NTK brand name and supplies a comprehensive range of Lambda sensors to the UK aftermarket. The experience …

February
19
2015

How to fit modern car batteries

The days of connecting and forgetting a car battery are coming to an end. Today’s batteries need to be installed correctly or the customer may soon need to return to the garage. This step-bystep guide will help you to correctly fit the right battery in the right way. Without battery coding, the car’s battery management …

February
19
2015

KTS tricks & tips

The Bosch KTS family is celebrating 25 years of helping technicians quickly diagnose and fix vehicle faults. It’s vital that you get the best from your diagnostic equipment, and these tricks and tips will help you improve efficiency and help customers. Automatic VIN Look up A lot of people don’t know it’s there, or how …

February
19
2015

Change in manufacturer of tensioning pulley V55881 from CT 1148 K1

Change in manufacturer of tensioning pulley V55881 from CT 1148 K1 for various Fiat Ducato / Iveco Daily models; all 2.3 D

February
16
2015

Injecting Some Sense

Developments in automotive technology, driven mainly by emission legislation, have challenged not only the way we approach problems but also how we run, market and develop our skills and invest in what has become a complex, lucrative and rewarding industry. Clint Eastwood put it much better – ‘The good, the bad, and the ugly’, ‘A …

February
3
2015

Caution V Common sense.

Diagnostics by nature can be quite repetitive, and I’m tempted to say boring; the obvious danger is omission or complacency in your process. This risk becomes greater with experience, the temptation to pre judge or take short cuts is always there. Sometimes the challenge is down to incomplete information, or the dreaded been worked on …

January
25
2015

ContiTech: Detailed instruction for Ford Focus

Significant errors are frequently committed when changing the timing belt. To ensure that the belt change operation goes smoothly, the ContiTech Power Transmission Group provides fitters with a detailed installation guide. In this, ContiTech experts provide a step-by-step explanation of the correct change procedure.

January
20
2015