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Rotating electrics from WAI Europe

Alternators, starter motors, and other rotating electrics work tirelessly behind the scenes in a vehicle, converting mechanical energy into electrical power and vice versa. A failure in any of these components can disrupt vehicle performance and leave drivers stranded. When replacement or repair is required, technicians need to know they are using the best products available. Richard Welland, president at WAI Europe, discusses the importance of opting for the most high-quality rotating electrical products to ensure a vehicle can continue to run smoothly. “It is best practice to opt for new components when it comes to rotating electrics, as they...
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Honda most reliable car manufacturer in 2023

Honda was the most reliable car manufacturer in 2023, according to new research from Warranty Solutions Group (WSG) in the UK. WSG analysed more than 500 warranties sold for each of the UK’s top 15 volume car manufacturers (all popular used car brands in Ireland), across vehicles three- to eight-years-old, between 2022 and 2023. Honda had a claim rate of 4.18 per cent last year, with battery replacements the most common issue across the Japanese marque’s models, making up 20 per cent of all claims. Toyota was the second most reliable car manufacturer with a claim rate of 4.44 per...
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TecAlliance: What the Fix? sheet – Seat Ibiza

TecAlliance has released its latest What the Fix? sheet for the Seat Ibiza. See below or click here to download the sheet.
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Auto Trade EXPO & CV Workshop EXPO visitor registration opens

Time is really moving along. There are now seven months to go to Ireland’s one and only auto and transport industries aftermarket exhibition. (more…)
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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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Citroen Relay

A second-hand engine, a replacement gear box, and a new egr valve, I’m sure there was more to consider. The owner specialised in transporting vehicles across the country, and offered to drive the vehicle to Preston.

November
5
2014

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.

October
9
2014

Clutching at straws

13 plate Audi 1s don’t often go wrong, when a dual control driving instructors vehicle time is in short supply. Clutch and brake pedal switches have been around for some time. Their purpose has expanded for several reasons.

August
5
2014

Mercedes E350

This month’s story is becoming more and more commonplace this week alone has seen two vehicles, with identical faults. Both man made involving different manufacturers. A Mercedes e 350 212 blue motion. had been presented to us from a local independent technician.

November
29
2013

Under pressure

The first interesting challenge this month reflects directly on my involvement in the oe quality campaign. A very concerned and select group of oe manufacturers feel the need as I, to bring awareness to the risks of using components that simply do not match the original build specification.

November
29
2013