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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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Guided Test: PicoScope CAN Bus Physical layer

Pico’s Barnaby Donohew takes us through the PicoScope Automotive Guided Test for the CANBus physical layer. From opening the Guided Test (GT126) within PicoScope, to connecting the scope to the vehicle, taking your capture, and then interrogating that capture.

March
16
2020

How to Remove and Replace a Starter in Your Car | DIY Starter Installation by MAHLE

Learn how to remove and replace a starter in your car or truck.

March
13
2020

What, Why And How of Wheel Alignment

Do you find your car won’t drive straight? Or perhaps you’ve noticed your car shaking? Both can be symptoms of bad alignment. The term ‘car alignment’ or ‘wheel alignment’ refers to the adjustment of the car’s suspension; the system that connects the vehicle to the wheels. This includes all the springs, bushings, tie rods and everything else that’s designed …

March
11
2020

Crimping of a Superseal Connection

In this video we show you the professional mounting and dismounting of a Superseal connection with the correct crimping tool.

March
9
2020

Vehicle Check: Front End Assembly

It’s not just a car’s engine that needs to be in healthy condition for a safe drive. The ‘front end assembly’ is the vital framework that connects the steering and suspension to the front of the chassis. Worn components or loose front-end assembly parts can cause a host of dangerous problems. Safe driving, responsive steering …

March
6
2020

LuK DMF – Important things to consider before installation

Important things to consider before installation

March
4
2020

What Can Cause P0172/P0175 Rich DTC

What can cause P0172/P0175 Rich DTC? The Delphi Training Series breaks it down for you.

March
2
2020

How to check and replace your brake fluid

Keeping brake fluid healthy is fundamental to braking performance. Learn what to look out for and how to replace a car’s brake fluid with this instructional video.

February
28
2020

Electrode Gap v’s Voltage

This video explains the relation of the spark plug gap and the ignition voltage. A larger gap than the vehicle / engine manufacturers specification can stress the ignition coil and increase the coil failure rate.

February
26
2020

Electrically powered hydraulic steering (EPHS)

EPHS is an electrically powered steering system by ZF TRW that combines the benefits of electric steering with the robust design of traditional servo-assisted rack-and-pinion systems.

February
24
2020