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Identifying and remedying damage to the chassis and steering system

Careless driving and dirt accumulation greatly increase the risk of wear on safety-relevant chassis and steering components. Workshops need to pay attention to typical damage patterns and remedy defects as required. If chassis or steering components are damaged, the person steering needs to expect handling of their vehicle to be critical. Experts at ZF Aftermarket …

April
10
2018

Transmission line pressure testing with Pico’s WPS500 Pressure Transducer

Transmission line pressure testing made easy with the PicoScope and the WPS500 pressure transducer.

April
6
2018

Torque and Gun tips and trouble tracing

A torque value is the applied turning force when tightening a nut or bolt.

April
2
2018

Technical Tips For The Lighting Professional

If complaints are made about the above issue, this does not necessarily indicate the presence of a fault.

March
30
2018

Denso offer A/C fault-finding help

With Spring in motion, more and more drivers will be switching on their air-conditioning systems expecting a breath of fresh air. However, after months of non-use, many will be greeted by the unpleasant surprise of a failed compressor which is often down to the wrong type of refrigerant being used. A compressor is the main …

March
29
2018

Our How To for checking the EGR on K9K engines

How To Make                      Model                           System Renault                 1.5 K9K (08-10)          Diesel systems Microdiesel : EGR valve status This function allows the EGR status to be read and the operation of the valve to be checked. The EGR valve status is indicated in a list with a status number. IFR-50: Test preconditions Key on or engine running. …

March
28
2018

Air bleeding of hydraulic valve lash adjustment components

The beginning of hydraulic valve lash adjustment components dates back to the early 1930s, when the idea was born and patents were first registered in the USA. By the 1950s, hydraulic valve lash adjustment components were already a standard feature in 80 % of US passenger car engines.

March
26
2018

Installation Tip for WPS3025 Coolant Pump for BMW 135i, 335i, 535i, 640, 740i from model year 2007

The electric coolant pump which has been removed may have prefitted dampers at the three screw.

March
26
2018

Installation Instructions for Diesel Particulate Filters

Before fitting a replacement Diesel Particulate Filter please ensure that the root cause of failure of the existing unit has been correctly diagnosed and rectified. Failure to correct any faults or defective components may result in damage to the replacement Diesel Particulate Filter and invalidate your warranty

March
23
2018

You’re in control of Brake Noise

Brake noise is one of the major reasons for a driver to visit a workshop. It can be a complex issue, and is often difficult to solve. WHAT IS BRAKE NOISE? Brake noise typically originates from vibration on a part within the wheel end section of the vehicle – between the tire and the connection …

March
21
2018