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Blue Print instruction on Air Con System Diagnostics | Part 5

Servicing Air conditioning and the Law You cannot now service or repair vehicle air conditioning systems unless you have proved your competence to do so – it’s the law. Proving your competence can be done through the IMI’s F Gas ATA qualification ‘Automotive Technician Accreditation – Air Conditioning Refrigerant Handler’. This process involves proving your …

June
30
2015

Blue Print instruction on Air Con System Diagnostics | Part 3

This is the third in a series of articles written to provide technicians with an improved understanding of manual air conditioning systems and diagnostic procedures for efficient repair. Early detection of trouble can result in prolonged component life as well as the customer not being bothered by unnecessary problems. Before you commence with a full …

June
30
2015

Blue Print instruction on Air Con System Diagnostics | Part 2

This is the second in a series of articles written to provide technicians with an improved understanding of manual air conditioning systems. The A/C electrical system consists of an ECU, (usually referred to as an amplifier), a selection of inputs – earths, lives and sensor values – with the primary output control function being the …

June
30
2015

Blue Print instruction on Air Con System Diagnostics | Part 1

This article is the first of a new series written to assist the workshop technician in developing an understanding of automotive air conditioning systems.

June
30
2015

Want to test the chain drive of Mercedes-Benz models with M271 engine (EVO)? No problem!

Rattling noises may be heard after a cold start in models with M271 engine (EVO). This may be caused by wear of the chain drive, sprockets, or elongation of the timing chain. This can lead to incorrect timings and, in the worst case, to engine damage. It is advisable to check the chain drive if …

June
30
2015

Efficient repair solution for Mercedes Benz Sprinter, Vito, Viano and VW Crafter, LT!

Initial warning signs that indicate trouble and faults in the area of the propshaft: • Noises coming from the direction of the vehicle’s underbody, mostly at specific revs/speeds • Unusual vibrations • Knocking noises in gear change situations The reason for this may be a faulty or worn universal joint. This may result in complete …

June
30
2015

Fitting instructions FIAT Ducato; CITROEN Jumper / Relay; Peugeot Boxer: rear shock absorbers and coil springs

KYB has launched a video showing the correct fitment of KYB shock absorbers and coil springs to the rear of: Fiat Ducato (01.94-12.01) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sVKITWhCuZo

June
30
2015

Fitting instructions FIAT Ducato; CITROEN Jumper / Relay; PEUGEOT Boxer front shock absorbers and coil springs

KYB has launched a video showing the correct fitment of KYB shock absorbers and coil springs to the front of: Fiat Ducato (01.94-12.01) Citroen Jumper / Relay (01.94-1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KG80k9NdRQU

June
30
2015

Fitting instructions RENAULT Megane II rear shock absorbers and coil springs

KYB has launched a video showing the correct fitment of KYB shock absorbers and coil springs to the rear of: Renault Megane II, Megane II Grandtour (10.02-11.08) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EV0B3Fpo8LY

June
30
2015

Fitting instructions SMART Fortwo rear shock absorbers and coil springs

KYB has launched a video showing the correct fitment of KYB shock absorbers and coil springs to the rear of: Smart Fortwo Cabrio (01.07-) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GszQ2-9XV7A

June
30
2015