Although developing technology is part of everyday life, within the modern vehicle it is positively exploding.
Texa advises on what to consider when becoming an a/c specialist.
Steering systems have evolved from rigid heavy manual steering systems to today’s state-of-the-art fully adjustable electrical assist systems. This progression has seen the adoption of hydraulic systems powered mechanically...
Michael Flensborg, UK Sales & Marketing Director, Remy Automotive UK Ltd gives some advice on brake caliper fault diagnosis and installation.
Sogefi highlights the best practice basics for successful replacement of the filter.
Exploring the evolution of automotive glazing.
Pico provides a case study using its Noise Vibration Harshness (NVH kit).
In his latest article, James Dillon addresses a problem with the common rail diesel ECT on a 2010 SEAT Ibiza MY.
James Dillon explains why increased vehicle complexity shouldn’t be feared, but instead embraced as a great opportunity.
Pierburg takes MIM readers through the oil circuit pressurising procedure.
James Dillon reveals a handy measurement technique for problematic ignition systems.
Tim Howes, Deputy General Manager – Supply Chain & Technical Service, NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd explains how the motor factor can maximise the opportunity in glow plugs.
Michael Flensborg, Sales & Marketing Director, Remy Automotive UK Ltd looks at the importance of getting steering rack and pump replacement right first time.
We have a talked a lot in this magazine about hybrid and how it might shape the future car parc. In this article, automotive trainer Steve Carter, looks at the technology behind hybrid vehicles and what you need to do to be ready to repair them.
Tim Howes, Deputy General Manager – Supply Chain & Technical Service, NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd, explains what a mighty job the small spark plug carries out.
James Dillon explains why paying for data is the only option for garages if they are to continue successfully servicing vehicles that cross their threshold.
In the latest in his series of articles for MIM, James Dillon highlights an issue that has, over the past few years, become a significant problem for the independent workshop.
Changed at every service, almost 20 million replacement oil filters are fitted to light vehicles in the UK each year. However, unwise oil filter selection could bring the engine to a halt, explains Sogefi’s Nigel Duffield.
Aftermarket component supplier First Line gives an overview of the cooling system and provides some invaluable advice when it comes to following best practice for the fitment of the water pump.
In the first of a regular series of articles for MIM, renowned industry technician James Dillon FIMI (pictured) looks at why so many vehicles aren’t ‘failing in the right way’...
Malcolm Short, Technical Services Manager, Schaeffler Automotive Aftermarket (UK) Ltd, looks at ways to avoid costly mistakes when changing the timing belt.
It may not be a new technology, but with the increasing variants of the Electric Parking Brake proliferating through the market place, it is advisable to become familiar with these different incarnations.
How the switch assembly and rain sensors activate the wiper mechanism and washer motor pumps
First developed in the 1980s, cylinder deactivation was trialled in larger engines only for it to stall over numerous engineering problems. But as technology advances and fuel efficiency gains greater impetus, the idea is making a comeback.
Headlights that adapt to direction first appeared decades ago. While the mechanic method had limited take up, current technology has prompted a resurgence among manufacturers.
Though colour dye is added to coolants for leak detection purpose it can provide clues as to its type.
This issue we focus on some of the sensors associated with air quality control of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems.
This lists the 2012 Techtalk articles from February 2012 through to October 2012.