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World’s first road noise active and control technology

HMG (Hyundai Motor Group) has just announced the development of the world’s first Road Noise Active Noise Control (RANC) system. The first-ever system dramatically reduces noise within the cabin of a vehicle. RANC builds on the Group’s current Active Noise Control (ANC) technology, which actively reduces noise by emitting soundwaves inverted to incoming noise. ANC is a software-driven technology that analyses the in-cabin sound to decrease engine and road noise, versus than the passive method of blocking noise through sound insulation. The existing noise insulation method involved sound insulations and dynamic dampers, which not only increased weight but also failed...
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SIMI says thousands of motor industry jobs under threat

The Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) has today issued their Quarterly Motor Industry Review Q2 of 2019 composed by Economist Jim Power. It makes for stark reading, despite the economy performing strongly, the environment for new car sales continues to remain very challenging. (more…)
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New Goetze and AE catalogues launched

Tenneco and Federal-Mogul Motorparts have launched two new catalogues from its Engine Expertise brands, Goetze and AE.  Coverage has been significantly expanded by both brands, each aiming to provide vehicles across Europe with OE-quality engine components. The catalogues feature intuitive catalogue formatting and incorporate additional material and information on installation, troubleshooting and technical details. “The new Goetze and AE catalogues not only bring a host of new part references, but the design has been improved to be more useful and instinctive to navigate,” explains Massi Milani, executive director, marketing, EMEA aftermarket, Tenneco/Federal-Mogul Motorparts EMEA. “We have successfully increased coverage across...
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TPMS simplified

TPMS Sensors can become confusing with all the various models and types on the market and all the different procedures for programming / learning the sensors. Here Ryan's Automotive  explains  some of the differences. Sensor Types OE Direct Fit The application list for OE Direct Fit sensors has many different part numbers specific to certain vehicles. Whether purchased from the vehicle manufacturer or from aftermarket OE suppliers like HUF Intellisens, these sensors come with the specific protocol and the ID Code for that vehicle already programmed into the sensor. The ID code then needs to be learned to the car...
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The ABC’s of ACEA specifications with Finol Oils

Understanding engine oil can be complicated and making the right choice for your vehicle can be time-consuming. In fact, many of us will pick up the first bottle we see without understanding what we are putting into our vehicles. As difficult as it may be, it is incredibly important to choose the right oil as it can have various effects on the running ability and longevity of your engine. Choosing the right type of engine oil not only increases the life of your engine, but it can also allow your engine to run much more efficiently. This can increase your...
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Blue Print instruction on ABS System Diagnostics | Part 2

ABS System Diagnostics | Part 2 This article is the third in a series that are being written to assist the workshop technician in the development of electrical and electronic diagnostic skills; the previous articles being ‘Essential electrical skills’ and ‘Multiplex’. A thorough understanding of the first, two-part article ‘Essential electrical skills’ is, as the …

July
2
2015

Blue Print instruction on ABS System Diagnostics | Part 1

This article is the third in a series that are being written to assist the workshop technician in the development of electrical and electronic diagnostic skills; the previous articles being ‘Essential electrical skills’ and ‘Multiplex’. A thorough understanding of the first, two-part article ‘Essential electrical skills’ is, as the title suggests, essential if a thorough …

July
2
2015

Delphi Training Series video: How to Replace a Fuel Pump Wiring Harness

A step-by-step guide for how to connect the new wiring harness that may be supplied with your new fuel pump.

July
2
2015

Delphi Training Series video: Diagnosing GDI – Gas Direct Injection

GDI – Gas Direct Injection has been steadily making its way into mainstream for well over a decade. The miles accumulating on these state of the art fuel injection systems can often lead to customer drivability concerns. This in turn means service opportunities for the independent aftermarket repair business ready to tackle this latest technology …

July
2
2015

Ferodo technical tips on brake judder N°2

Brake judder is the vibration felt through the steering wheel and suspension when the brakes are applied at certain speeds and pressures. In the previous leafl et Brake Judder N°1 we already discussed a few causes of brake judder and provided you with the appropriate solutions. But apart from hub and/or disc run-out and severe …

July
2
2015

Ferodo technical tips on brake judder N°1

Brake judder N°1 Brake judder is the vibration felt through the steering wheel and suspension when the brakes are applied at certain speeds and pressures. It can vary from a barely noticeable vibration to a violent judder, and can be experienced in two ways: • a pulsing feeling in the brake pedal – almost as …

July
2
2015

Ferodo instruction on correct fitting of brake pads and caliper

Avoiding Noise Problems – Tips for Correct Assembly   The easiest way to avoid problems is to ensure that the brake pads and caliper are correctly assembled from the start. Following these extra instructions for reassembly should help avoid vibrations and the associated noise, and allow drivers a smooth comfortable ride. Strip and clean all the caliper …

July
2
2015

Fitting instructions FIAT Punto 188 front shock absorbers and coil springs

KYB has launched a video showing the correct fitment of shock absorbers and coil springs to the front of Fiat Punto 188 (09.99-06.03) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n8jiFEqqSsA

July
1
2015

Fitting instructions VW Golf lV, Bora, Jetta IV; Audi A3, Seat Leon, Toledo; Skoda Octavia front shock absorbers and coil springs

KYB has launched a video showing the correct fitment of shock absorbers and coil springs to the front of: Audi A3 2WD (09.96-05.03) Seat Leon (11.99-06.06) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yubXke-QpV8

July
1
2015

Fitting instructions AUDI A6, A4, A5, Q5, A7: rear shock absorbers and coil springs

KYB has launched a video showing the correct fitment of shock absorbers and coil springs to the rear of: Audi A6, A6 Quattro (11.10- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NXLzloYuVm8

July
1
2015