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Symptoms of a failing wheel bearing

Technicians need to be aware of the symptoms that could point to a deteriorating wheel bearing, according to Comline Auto Parts (Comline). (more…)
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ZF Aftermarket expands training offer for 2023

Ongoing training is vital for automotive workshops to remain competitive in a rapidly changing repair market. Because of this, ZF Aftermarket has started 2023 by significantly expanding its training offering. The company says workshops will now benefit from six new, free online training courses, including a guide to installing air springs and CDC shock absorbers. Participants on the this course will receive a market overview as well as many tips for fault detection, installation and removal. In addition, there are two new training courses on transmission technology. One deals with dual clutch transmissions and focusses on the widely used DSG...
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Delphi Technologies launches Masters of Motion

Delphi Technologies, a brand of BorgWarner Inc and officially distributed in Ireland by Qualvecom, has launched its new Masters of Motion hub aimed at independent garage technicians. (more…)
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Low quality filters – what’s the issue?

Oil filters, air filters and fuel filters perform a very important task in the vehicle: they protect valuable engine components, such as the turbocharger or the air mass meter. Bosch product trainers Benedikt Preuss and Wolfgang Hubbe explain the importance of choosing the right filters, and how saving at the wrong end can be really expensive! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J_hcgK6r_3M  
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Low energy repairs – batch priming

Over the past year, the refinish industry has felt the significant impact of rising energy prices. To combat this, the technical experts at PPG have been working to ensure the company is at the forefront of low energy repairs. (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