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Troubleshooting: Oil Filter Fitment

As one of Europe’s leading filter brands, Comline is well placed to observe some of the fitment issues that arise in this product segment. Whilst filters are a regular source of work for mechanics and may appear simple, there are some common fitment problems which have the potential to cause vehicle faults. Adhering to the …

April
20
2022

Jump start a car – the step by step guide to follow!

A dead battery can often be revived with a jump start. You just need to know how. For the assistant as well as the driver of the broken down vehicle, it is therefore useful to know what to do in this case. According to ADAC breakdown statistics, up to 40% of all breakdowns are caused …

April
18
2022

Exchange the oil seals

A clutch replacement is the ideal opportunity to retain the functionality as well as the value of a vehicle with minimal additional effort. Minimisation of leakage! The dismantling of the defect clutch offers a simple and cost effective opportunity to replace both the oil seals Simmerring® on the crankshaft as well as the oil seals …

April
18
2022

Requirements of wheel bearing greases

The Schaeffler Group has been developing high-quality rolling bearing lubricants in co-operation with renowned lubricant manufacturers for a long time. At first glance, special rolling bearing greases cost a bit more. However, if you want to accommodate the high requirements placed on a rolling bearing, you need to use special greases. FAG not only conducts …

April
15
2022

Watch and Work Know-how – Belt in Oil

Whether you are replacing a timing belt or timing chain, the “Watch and Work” video series provides practical tips on how to replace drive components correctly. Videos are easy to understand, can be replayed at any time and are always geared to the requirements of technicians in auto repair shops. Topic of the video: Belt …

April
13
2022

NGK Lambda Sensor standardisation

A simple guide of the changes to new additions to certain part numbers in our lambda sensor range

April
11
2022

Brake pad replacement

Important steps to change brake pads and disc Clean thoroughly! Clean all mating parts on wheel hub and caliper with Textar tools and brake cleaner. Check the disc run-out (max 0.07mm) Lubricate properly! Lubricate with Textar CeraTec. Lubricate with Textar Hydra Tec. Note: Do not use copper paste! Accessories must be replaced! New accessories must …

April
8
2022

Engine timing chain drive inspection and replacement

Fast running engines, which are used in passenger cars and light commercial vehicles commonly, use a metal timing chain, which is located within the engine and lubricated by the engine oil. This connects the crankshaft to the camshaft, which in turn controls the opening and closing of the intake and exhaust valves. Over extended periods …

April
5
2022

Release mechanisms with self-centring thrust rings

Both complex CSCs (concentric slave cylinders) and simple release bearings are now equipped with radially moving thrust rings and guided by a sleeve on the gearbox side. They are the link between the rotating diaphragm springs on the engine side and the fixed release mechanism on the gearbox side.   Today the guide sleeves of …

April
1
2022

The Key Differences Between a 5W-30 and 0W-30 Engine Oil

WHICH OIL GRADE SHOULD YOU BE USING? In our previous articles, we have emphasised just how important an engine oil is for your car. It performs several functions such as protecting moving parts, acting as a seal and even cooling the engine. Using the right or wrong oil for your car can be the difference between …

March
29
2022