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Symptoms of a failing wheel bearing

Technicians need to be aware of the symptoms that could point to a deteriorating wheel bearing, according to Comline Auto Parts (Comline). (more…)
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ZF Aftermarket expands training offer for 2023

Ongoing training is vital for automotive workshops to remain competitive in a rapidly changing repair market. Because of this, ZF Aftermarket has started 2023 by significantly expanding its training offering. The company says workshops will now benefit from six new, free online training courses, including a guide to installing air springs and CDC shock absorbers. Participants on the this course will receive a market overview as well as many tips for fault detection, installation and removal. In addition, there are two new training courses on transmission technology. One deals with dual clutch transmissions and focusses on the widely used DSG...
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Delphi Technologies launches Masters of Motion

Delphi Technologies, a brand of BorgWarner Inc and officially distributed in Ireland by Qualvecom, has launched its new Masters of Motion hub aimed at independent garage technicians. (more…)
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Low quality filters – what’s the issue?

Oil filters, air filters and fuel filters perform a very important task in the vehicle: they protect valuable engine components, such as the turbocharger or the air mass meter. Bosch product trainers Benedikt Preuss and Wolfgang Hubbe explain the importance of choosing the right filters, and how saving at the wrong end can be really expensive! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J_hcgK6r_3M  
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Low energy repairs – batch priming

Over the past year, the refinish industry has felt the significant impact of rising energy prices. To combat this, the technical experts at PPG have been working to ensure the company is at the forefront of low energy repairs. (more…)
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The small dual-mass flywheel in the auxiliary drive

The PYD decouples the belt drive from the rotational irregularities of the internal combustion engine, with a specifically designed arc spring isolating the belt pulley from the crankshaft. The PYD is mounted directly on the crankshaft. It usually also contains a torsional vibration damper, which is needed to limit the natural vibrations of the crankshaft …

May
13
2022

Nissens Automotive focuses on the air conditioning condenser

Nissens Automotive is an established aftermarket air conditioning (AC) expert, with a huge range of premium quality replacement AC components in its considerable armoury. Alongside these Genuine Nissens parts, the company has a vast array of technical information it freely makes available to technicians wishing to expand their knowledge base. It also takes the opportunity …

May
12
2022

Repair and maintenance of vehicles with advanced driver assistance systems

Advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) are already part of the basic equipment for many vehicles. The number of these vehicles is growing constantly, which means that workshops have more and more customers who bring vehicles with ADAS for repair. In order to be well prepared for this application, TecRMI provides comprehensive repair and maintenance information …

May
10
2022

How the Right Lubricants Can Extend the Life of your Car

  Vehicle Performance: How the Right Lubricants Can Extend the Life of your Car Every car requires lubricants. Whether it is engine oil, transmission fluid or even a coolant, the car you are driving will need them to operate. But not every car is the same and a one product fits all approach cannot be …

May
9
2022

Damage Diagnostics on Chain Drives

Cause: Poor quality oil (e.g. water or dirt in oil, used oil) Lack of lubrication (blocked oil nozzles) Very high mileage Corrosion Blocked or not working tensioners Poor running shafts (do not turn smoothly) Note: The damage can be detected by a well-run chain tensioner or by a test measurement of the chain pitch. Cause: …

May
8
2022

Unused radiator connections

Certain radiators can be used for multiple engine and transmission combinations. As a result, some connections are not used.

May
6
2022

Watch and Work Know-how – V-ribbed belts

Whether you are replacing a timing belt or timing chain, the “Watch and Work” video series provides practical tips on how to replace drive components correctly. Videos are easy to understand, can be replayed at any time and are always geared to the requirements of technicians in auto repair shops. Topic of the video: V-ribbed …

May
4
2022

Dayco – Tensioner Replacement Tips

Tensioner Replacement Tips

May
2
2022

Noise from the timing belt drive

Problem: Noise from the timing belt drive Cause: When the timing belt drive is tensioned, not only fastening of the shafts (Figs. 4, 5 and 6) but also loosening the camshaft sprocket and the high-pressure pump sprocket (Figs. 4 and 5) are essential. Otherwise, the belt tension is not distributed over the entire belt drive. …

May
1
2022

Clean hubs matter!

Clean hubs matter! Remember to always clean the hub faces with a wire brush to remove rust, reduce vibrations and noise! It will ultimately prevent comebacks, especially on older cars!

April
29
2022