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Directional Pads – observations for fitting

With constant demand for improvement in all aspects of performance, vehicle manufacturers have designed brake pads for numerous applications that must be mounted directionally.

July
30
2019

Repair note Renault Espace-IV, model year 2002-2014

Repair note Renault Espace-IV, model year 2002-2014 Electric parking brake with control element and hand-brake cables.

July
29
2019

Techmate Technical Guide ABS Sensors

An anti-lock braking system (ABS) is a vehicle safety system that allows the wheels of a car to maintain tractive contact with the road surface while braking, preventing the wheels from locking up (ceasing rotation) and avoiding uncontrolled skidding.

July
25
2019

LuK DMF 415 0388 10 Modified sensor ring

As part of the on-going development of our products, the sensor ring for engine speed sensing and the bearing arrangement in the dual mass flywheel (DMF) 415 0388 10 has been modified.

July
22
2019

Correct Tension Pulley Installation for Kits CT 1038 K1, CT 1034 K1, CT 989 K1 and CT 731 K1

The tension pulley supplied with the kit breaks apart after a short period of operation, normally resulting in damage to the engine.

July
15
2019

Corrosion and how it affects braking systems

Corrosion is a natural process that deteriorates metal or its properties because of a reaction with the environment. The corrosion that we are most familiar with is the formation of rust on the surface of metals when they are exposed to Oxygen and moisture.

July
13
2019

Straight from the Top

First Line talks top strut mount failure: the why, the how, and the when. Top strut mounts and bearings have evolved from ‘Generation Ø’, featuring a simple steel bearing in a steel beading, to ‘Generation 2.5’, which uses a steel bearing with integral upper spring and shock absorber support, made from sophisticated, premium quality plastic …

July
12
2019

Common Rail 101: Injector Timing for Sound & Emissions

Dave Hobbs, senior Delphi trainer, talks injector timing for sound and emissions.

July
8
2019

Techmate Technical Guide Brake Judder

Brake judder can be felt as a vibration. It is a sensation that can be felt through the steering wheel, your brake pedal and potentially through your seat. Depending on the severity of the judder, you may even feel the car shake.

July
4
2019

Under Torque – Spark Plug Installation

NGK Spark Plugs explains the importance of proper spark plug torque when installing spark plugs and result if incorrectly installed. Under Torque during installation can cause multiple problems.

July
1
2019