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Bosch cabin filter installation tips

Below from Bosch illustrates cabin filter installation tips for a range of right-hand drive vehicles. Find out what type of filters in the Bosch range, including Standard, Activated Carbon, and FILTER+pro, fits your vehicle. As well as, the installation time and installation position.
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Delphi adds Volvo into security gateway solution

Delphi has announced the integration of Volvo into its security gateway solution as part of its latest diagnostic software update. Delphi's highly advanced BlueTech diagnostic tool can now automatically obtain Volvo authorisation tokens. It’s a seamless process which automatically authenticates with Volvo’s security gateway, giving busy technicians unrestricted access to diagnostic functions. “Everyday tasks like reading and clearing fault codes are no longer straightforward on today’s connected vehicles," said Phil Mitchell, European workshop solutions manager at Delphi. "Our solution streamlines this process, allowing technicians to efficiently perform their jobs without the hassle." Security gateways limit access to certain diagnostic functions,...
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Win a Gedore wheel bearing replacement package from Express Spares

Express Spares is offering someone the chance to win a premium wheel bearing replacement package from Gedore, which is specifically engineered to simplify and streamline the wheel bearing replacement process. (more…)
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Denso adds two further air conditioning videos

As part of its quest to further educate technicians to correctly diagnose problems within the air conditioning (AC) system, leading original equipment manufacturer and system supplier, Denso’s Aftermarket Division, has produced two more instructional videos. (more…)
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febi Pro Tips: Gasket for timing chain tensioner

Problem The engine emits a rattling noise from the timing chain area when starting from cold or after an extended period of time. (more…)
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Brake pad replacement

Important steps to change brake pads and disc Clean thoroughly! Clean all mating parts on wheel hub and caliper with Textar tools and brake cleaner. Check the disc run-out (max 0.07mm) Lubricate properly! Lubricate with Textar CeraTec. Lubricate with Textar Hydra Tec. Note: Do not use copper paste! Accessories must be replaced! New accessories must …

April
8
2022

Engine timing chain drive inspection and replacement

Fast running engines, which are used in passenger cars and light commercial vehicles commonly, use a metal timing chain, which is located within the engine and lubricated by the engine oil. This connects the crankshaft to the camshaft, which in turn controls the opening and closing of the intake and exhaust valves. Over extended periods …

April
5
2022

Release mechanisms with self-centring thrust rings

Both complex CSCs (concentric slave cylinders) and simple release bearings are now equipped with radially moving thrust rings and guided by a sleeve on the gearbox side. They are the link between the rotating diaphragm springs on the engine side and the fixed release mechanism on the gearbox side.   Today the guide sleeves of …

April
1
2022

The Key Differences Between a 5W-30 and 0W-30 Engine Oil

WHICH OIL GRADE SHOULD YOU BE USING? In our previous articles, we have emphasised just how important an engine oil is for your car. It performs several functions such as protecting moving parts, acting as a seal and even cooling the engine. Using the right or wrong oil for your car can be the difference between …

March
29
2022

Watch and Work Know-how – Belt Display

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: Belt …

March
27
2022

Important steps when replacing a filter-drier or accumulator

In order to keep your refrigerant dry and clean, make sure your filter-drier and accumulator are performing at their highest capacity!

March
25
2022

Dayco – Signs of Pulley Failure

Signs of Pulley Failure

March
21
2022

Performing replacement of ignition coils

Remember to never remove or disassemble the boot from the coil!

March
16
2022

Sachs: Grabbing Clutch

General note Our useful tips provide only an overview. The installation instructions and operating instructions provided by the vehicle manufacturer and the warning and safety instructions contained therein must be observed! All work must be performed by a trained professional. The pictures used and the procedure described in our tips are examples and may vary …

March
14
2022

‘IMITATION’ ENGINE OIL COSTS MONEY AND COSTS OUR ENVIRONMENT

It is well known that, for car parts, there is an OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) quality and often also an aftermarket (imitation) quality available. This dual quality similarly applies to engine oil, which should also be considered a specific engine part! That is the subject of this article. It is true, however, that ‘imitation’ motor …

March
11
2022