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Don’t neglect cabin filter replacement – First Line

In the ever-changing world of vehicle maintenance, First Line Ltd. spotlights a critical, yet frequently overlooked component: the cabin filter. (more…)
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Watch: How to change a fuel filter

In the below video, Bosch provides a step-by-step guide to changing a fuel filter. Bosch informs of which tools and parts you will require for this task at the start of this video. This video also explains how the fuel filter protects the injection system in the engine and provides examples of possible consequences of a clogged fuel filter. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DE6go4HvgnY
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Continental to help develop wheel hub drive with integrated brake

Continental has entered a strategic partnership with Munich-based high-tech company DeepDrive to develop core technologies for electric vehicles. As a first milestone, both companies will jointly develop a combined unit comprising drive and brake components for mounting directly on the vehicle wheel. DeepDrive is a specialist in the development of efficient electric motors. Continental, in turn, says it contributes its technological know-how in brake systems and its expertise in the industrialisation of innovative technologies. Both companies say they see great potential in their collaboration as the electrification of vehicles makes it possible in the future to place all chassis functions,...
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Blue Print replacement solution for Tesla HEPA filter

The Tesla model S and X are equipped with ‘Bioweapon Defence Mode’, a feature that has been available as an option on these models since 2016, and become standard on both in July 2018. (more…)
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Goodyear and ZF collaborate on tyre intelligence

Goodyear and ZF have successfully integrated tyre intelligence technologies with vehicle motion control software. (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