MENU

Ireland produces over half a million tonnes of hazardous waste annually

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has today published its latest hazardous waste (including lead-acid batteries) figures for Ireland. (more…)
Read More

ZF supplies chassis parts for numerous LCV models

High mileage, heavy loads, constant use – the light commercial vehicle is the automotive workhorse. With this class of vehicle subjected to considerable pressure and stress, this segment of the vehicle parc offers significant service and repair opportunities for workshops. ZF Aftermarket helps independent garages position themselves in this segment and here, under its Lemförder brand, the business offers repair tips for one of its most popular vehicles, the Volkswagen T5. LCVs are often used daily to carry high payloads meaning they are also subject to high wear. Failure rates for LCV safety inspections are higher in all age categories...
Read More

Volkswagen rolls out augmented reality headsets in UK

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles (VCV) in the UK is rolling out augmented reality headsets for technicians across its Van Centre network to help speed up complex repair work. It claims this will deliver potential savings to customers over five years of downtime equal to Stg.£1 million. The innovative system allows experts based at the Technical Support Centre (TSC) to send precise visual instructions remotely to technicians at Van Centres and Mobile Service Clinics to ensure any maintenance issues can be fixed as quickly and efficiently as possible, minimising the time a van spends off the road. VCV UK claims that the...
Read More

The new MINI is Electric

As the world faces new environmental, social and economic challenges, MINI tells us that that it has unveiled its first fully electric model - the MINI Electric. (more…)
Read More

Unemployment rate down to 4.8 per cent at end of January

RecruitAuto.ie welcomes the news that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell from five per cent in the third quarter of 2019 to 4.7 per cent in the fourth quarter. (more…)
Read More
{"dots":"true","arrows":"true","autoplay":"true","autoplay_interval":"3000","speed":"600","design":"design-6","rtl":"false","infinite":"true"}
technin
From Author Subject Date Download

Piston Replacement 2 – Connecting Rod & Piston Rings

Uwe Rosenau explains what you have to consider when replacing pistons. Piston replacement part 2 focuses on the connecting rod and the piston rings. – MAHLE MPULSE Tool Time Part 2.

October
7
2019

How to Avoid Abrasive wear with MOOG Ball Joints

How to avoid abrasive wear and corrosion in yet another new MOOG video on ball joints

October
3
2019

Fading” brake fault

What does fading mean? Sidney clarifies this question in his new clip. He reveals how it comes to fading and how it can be avoided.

September
30
2019

What are V-belt and multi-ribbed belts

The constantly increasing expectations for driving comfort and stricter statutory regulations on CO2 emissions have both had a huge impact on the FEAD system. This also lead to an evolution of the V-belt into the more powerful multi-ribbed belt, which can be found in over 95 % of all new vehicles today.

September
27
2019

Blue Print Wiper Blades – Flat: New Top Lock – Small

This video shows the installation of a Blue Print flat wiper blade to a top lock style wiper arm.

September
25
2019

How-to install a top strut mount

Delphi Technologies shows you how to install a new top strut mount for an OE quality, best-practice steering and suspension repair.

September
23
2019

The importance of using a 4 Gas Analyser

The importance of using a 4 Gas Analyser in diagnosing suspected Catalytic Converter faults has again been highlighted by the EEC Team. Our Dedicated Technical Trainers have been working with a Swedish customer on one particular fault found on a BMW 3 Series. After replacing the OE catalytic converter with our BM6001T part, the engine …

September
23
2019

Ferodo’s guide to directional brake pads

Learn about the benefits and correct installation of directional brake pads. In this video Ferodo covers a variety of designs and types.

September
19
2019

Installing Spark Plugs – NGK Spark Plugs – Tech Video

Correct way to install spark plugs.

September
13
2019

Spotting defective shock absorbers

Accidents or serious installation errors can cause impact damage to shock absorbers. It is therefore advisable to look for damage to car axles and damper attachments and to carry out professional wheel alignment. The ramifications of defective shock absorbers include various negative effects on vehicle handling and safety. That is why competent damage evaluation and …

September
9
2019