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Gates to host free coolant systems webinar

Gates is to host a free technical webinar for mechanics entitled ‘The Coolant System’s Critical Solution’. (more…)
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Record number of vehicles fail MOT due to emissions

Over 1.27 million vehicles failed the MOT across the UK last year because of faults relating to exhaust emissions, new research suggests. (more…)
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Lack of safety tech in new vans ‘alarming’, tests reveal

New tests that assess van safety have revealed an “alarming” lack of collision avoidance technology being fitted to commercial vehicles on sale in Ireland and Europe. (more…)
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Bosch introduces CVT for EVs

Bosch is introducing the CVT4EV, the continuously variable transmission with Bosch push belt, specially designed for electric vehicles. (more…)
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UFI awarded OE contract for Maserati EVs

UFI Filters has been awarded the contract for production of the dual heat exchanger on the front and rear electric axle on Maserati's new electric vehicles. Its thermal management systems will be OE in the Italian car maker's Folgore range of EVs, which includes the MC20, Gran Turismo and Gran Cabrio. UFI says this announcement is an important step forwards for its in the development of technologies for electric mobility. The filtration brand is already the supplier of UFI Multitube engine air filter for the new MC20 petrol car unveiled in September. Maserati Folgore is the legendary name that will...
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How to Identify Flex Fuel Vehicles

Tips on how to identify a flex fuel vehicle to ensure the correct replacement fuel pump is selected. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dOHWs_AUYmo

September
15
2015

Scope school with Frank Massey

Frank Massey is one of the UK’s leading experts in vehicle Diagnostics with over 40 years of industry experience. He is renowned in the motor industry for his unrivalled expertise and knowledge as well as running a successful commercial workshop. I have written many times about adapting skills and choice of tools long before vehicle …

September
15
2015

Gm vivaro pt. 2

The first part of our assessment of the vivaro was to say the least a little confusing, not least to us. Several facts were unknown to us and as such had to be factored in to our conclusions. This leaves an element of uncertainty on our part. The dpf had been removed and modified software …

September
14
2015

Delphi Training Series video: How to Test the Alcohol Content of Gasoline

A step-by-step guide for a safe and simple way to test the alcohol content of gasoline. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d8pV-x9uLiE

September
14
2015

Causes of DPF failure and how to perform a regeneration

Stuart Still, of EEC talks readers through the cause of DPF failure and how to perform a regeneration.   Last year, on my visits to various customers, I made enquiries about the general demand for Diesel Particulate Filters. I was staggered at the lack of DPF knowledge, especially the procedure regarding installation, encountering answers such …

September
9
2015

How to spot abnormal DMF wear

Make sure a damaged flywheel doesn’t result in starter motor failure, as Autoelectro explains

September
8
2015

How to overcome recurring alternator problems

It has been reported many times that, even after replacing the faulty alternator with a new one on some Ford Smart Charge systems, the problem is still not resolved. Analysis undertaken by Rolling Components has discovered that there are a number of reasons why this might occur: If the lamp is lit after fitting the …

September
8
2015

Servicing

This month I would like to pick up on several issues which I’m sure affect us all. It’s not often to feel satisfaction over a technical challenge, a vw polo TSI was dropped off suffering a problem with delayed crank starting.

September
5
2015

The next technical era

I was tempted to call this feature new technology, it is however not all that new. What’s remarkable is the way in which the chosen technologies are fully integrated, even in vehicles of a more modest price range. The systems I have chosen are from the Audi range. In writing this feature the real challenge …

August
26
2015

ContiTech Replacing Timing Belts: Detailed instructions for Ford Galaxy

When the timing belt is replaced, serious mistakes are often made. To ensure that the belts are replaced without any problems, ContiTech Power Transmission Group is providing fitters with detailed installation tips. Step by step, the ContiTech expert explains the proper procedure for replacing belts.

August
14
2015