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Jaguar Land Rover announces 150 Irish R&D jobs

Jaguar Land Rover has confirmed plans to open a software engineering centre and create 150 jobs in Shannon, Republic of Ireland, in 2018. Working alongside Jaguar Land Rover’s engineering team in the UK, the Shannon facility has an important role to play in realising the company’s vision for electric and automated driving vehicles. It will develop new technologies to support electrification and self-driving features on future Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles. Jaguar Land Rover has selected Shannon as it is globally recognised as a centre of excellence for current and future software engineering talent. Jaguar Land Rover Software Engineering Centre...
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Technicians now able to sign-up for training courses on REPXPERT

REPXPERT members are now able to sign-up online to attend live hands-on training events which will be held regularly at the REPXPERT Academy in Hereford. This means that over 10,500 active REPXPERT users in the UK can register for these sessions on the free garage portal, which also features comprehensive technical information and training videos on its LuK, FAG, INA and Ruville brands. The first session takes place on January 30th, when the well-known REPXPERT, Alistair Mason, will be delivering a course entitled ‘LuK Clutch Basics’. This anything but basic course, though, will contain an introduction to Schaeffler before delving...
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IAAF and FIGIEFA delighted with provisional Type-Approval legislation

The IAAF and FIGIEFA have welcomed the news that crucial provisions on the OBD connector and access to RMI have been included in the proposed EU legislation on Vehicle Type-Approval Regulation, signifying a huge step forward for the aftermarket regarding access to in-vehicle data. The EU Council's main preparatory body, COREPER, recognised the need for the independent automotive aftermarket to maintain access to diagnostic and RMI-related data. It also clarified that access will be granted whilst the vehicle is in motion. This is essential to perform diagnostic, repair and maintenance services, at least until a solution is found for telematics...
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2017 sees Record Low of Road Fatalities

Provisional road collision statistics for 2017, published by the Road Safety Authority (RSA) following an analysis of fatal collision reports supplied by An Garda Síochána, show that there has been a 15 per cent drop in road deaths in 2017 compared to 2016. Up to the 31 December 2017 a total of 158 people lost their lives on Ireland’s roads as a result of 143 fatal crashes, compared to 186 lives lost in 174 fatal crashes in 2016. This represents 28 fewer fatalities or a 15 per cent drop in deaths and 31 fewer fatal crashes or an 18 per...
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FER AGM fuelled by diesel ban talk

The Federation of Engine Remanufacturers (FER) held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Saturday 7th October at IAAF offices in Birmingham, with the proposed petrol and diesel ban firmly placed at the top of the agenda. The Federation, which celebrates its 80th anniversary in 2017, has grown this year with the addition of further members and held regional meetings that have proved to be very successful, giving members an insight into FER activity and discussing key policy. With technology continuing to evolve, FER is widening its remit having attracted attention from companies involved in wider remanufacturing such as remanufacturing turbos...
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Steering and Suspension: Ball Joints

Delphi is advising technicians to help ensure a quality steering and suspension repair by replacing the entire ball joint component where the rubber boot is split, cracked, damaged or missing.

August
23
2017

Volkswagen Golf V Plus – ABS/ESP warning light illuminates

If the above error is discovered together with an illuminated ABS warning light, this may be due to the brake fluid pressure sensor.

August
19
2017

Timing kit installation Renault Kangoo 1.6 16V – Engine: 4KM 830

Timing kit installation. Timing belt and water pump replacement. Vehicle used as example for the KTBWP4600 kit assembly: Renault Kangoo 1.6 16V.

August
18
2017

How to Diagnose intermittent failure to start engine

Intermittent failure to start engine.

August
10
2017

Timing kit installation – Renault Laguna 1.9 dci Diesel F9Q 750

Timing kit installation. Timing belt and water pump replacement. Vehicle used as example for the KTBWP4650 kit installation: Renault Laguna II 1.9 dci.

August
9
2017

1996 FORD 7.3L DIESEL WATER PUMP

1996 model year Ford trucks and vans with the 7.3L diesel require an additional seal and fitting for a complete install of the 45000 water pump, due to the presence of a different heater return hose.

August
6
2017

Audi & Volkswagen timing belt drive service infromation

Due to durability issues with the original OE synchronous drive system, the manufacturer has reengineered the drive to achieve a more reliable setup that provides worry free performance. Refitting the synchronous drive with the reengineered component is the recommended service procedure for these vehicles. Gates Timing Component Kits and Timing Component Kits with Water Pump …

August
4
2017

Timing kit installation Alfa Romeo MiTo 1.4 TB – Engine: 940A2000

Timing kit installation. Timing belt and water pump replacement. Vehicle used as example for the KTBWP2853 kit assembly: Alfa Romeo MiTo 1.4 TB.

August
4
2017

Timing belt kit for Opel, Alfa, Fiat, Saab, Chevrolet from 2003 onwards

Timing belt kit CT 1077K2/WP2 for Opel, Alfa, Fiat, Saab, Chevrolet Various 1.6/1.8 models from 2003 onwards

August
3
2017

Timing kit installation – Fiat Ducato 120 MJT Diesel F1AE0481D 2008

Timing kit installation. Timing belt replacement. Vehicle used as example for assembly of kit KTB339: Fiat Ducato 120 MJT with air conditioning.

July
30
2017