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Checking the DMF

DEFECTIVE DUAL-MASS FLYWHEEL? PLEASE CHECK ELECTRICAL CONNECTIONS AND GROUND POINTS FIRST.   Before removing the DMF unnecessarily, you should also consider contaminated or corroded ground contacts, contact resistors on the electrical connections in the starter and generator electrical circuit as well as problems with the battery (insufficiently charged, damaged or defective) as a failure cause. …

June
24
2019

Anti-roll Stability

Anti-roll Stability Febi sheds some light on the underrated stabiliser bar and some key failure symptoms to look out for. Connecting the wheel suspension of an axle with the body structure, the stabiliser bar (or anti-roll bar) plays a major role in ensuring the safety and comfort of a car journey. They have been installed …

June
12
2019

Coolant Quantities: Cars/Commercial vehicles 2016-17

Coolant Quantities: Cars/Commercial vehicles 2016-17

June
3
2019

Service Info: Coolant pump 538 0714 10

In the timing system of the vehicles listed here, a manual tensioner pulley is used to tension the timing belt.

May
27
2019

Changing Timing Belts: Ford Focus C-Max 1.6-liter Ti with engine code HXDA, SIDA

Significant errors are frequently committed when changing the timing belt. To ensure that the belt change operation goes smoothly, the ContiTech Power Transmission Group provides fitters with a detailed installation guide. In this, ContiTech experts provide a step-by-step explanation of the correct change procedure.

May
20
2019

Injector Grouping & FICM Issues

In this Delphi Training Series video, Dave Hobbs, senior Delphi trainer, explains injector grouping, FICM issues and helpful tips.

May
13
2019

Corona Stain – NGK Spark Plugs

Visual explanation and main cause of plug discoloration on the exposed portion of a spark plug.

May
6
2019

Checking Rubber-to-metal Components Damage Diagnosis and Replacement Tips

Rubber-to-metal components are subject to high dynamic stress and often also harmful environmental influences, such as heat, de-icing salt and ozone. We therefore recommend a regular check of these components within the context of the inspection or during work on the brakes or tires. Tasks assumed by rubber-to-metal components Rubber-to-metal components in a car chassis …

April
29
2019

Ford Edge Model year: 12/2015 – 03/2016 With LED bend lighting

The complaint has been made that the front headlamps in the above vehicles experience a functional failure during operation.

April
22
2019

Installation notice Release mechanism issues

With the vehicles listed above the clutch pedal height and free play must be set correctly. If not problems may occur with either release bearing noise or clutch slip.

April
15
2019