menu

Search 4,469 docs, articles & videos from the world’s leading Automotive part manufacturers

  

311 results found for Autobiz

...Regardless of the weather or outside temperature, this little 2013 Seat Ibiza 1.4 would normally start at the first flick of the ignition. The engine, recently on a couple of occasions, had simply spun over without any effort at firing. Because the motor was normally so reliable, and thi...

...Bought for a snip and advertised by a local dealer as a part exchange bargain, this little 2000 Ford Ka had given the owner six months of trouble free motoring, so at this point he was happy that he had got his money’s worth out of the motor. He was slightly less pleased when he heard...

...The owner of this 2007 Renault Modus 1.6 was not budgeting for any problems, and so was pretty upset when she came to see me. The little Modus was not aware that it was supposed to be behaving and had begun to develop a little hiccup now and again. The owner had ignored it at first, but no...

...A recent call to the Autobiz Helpline, was concerning an issue with a Citroen Dispatch with a 1.6 HDi BHX engine. The fault reported was P2002 (Diesel Particulate Filter Efficiency Below Threshold). The serial data was checked first, and a differential pressure across the DPF, while the...

...A new turbocharger but boost is still weak A recent call to the Autobiz Helpline, was about a Renault Traffic 1.6 dCi, fitted with an R9M turbocharged engine. The original issue was a failed turbocharger, which was replaced with an OE unit, but the issue of low boost persisted. Nothing...

...Steve Rothwell Tales from the workshop When an early MINI (R50) comes in for a steering problem, it can often be connected to a failing electric steering motor, these can (and do) often overheat and fail. On this 2007 MINI Cooper, I was asked to check that the cooling fan for the steering...

...Focus - Glow plug issue Steve Rothwell Tales from the workshop This 2009 Ford Focus 1.8 diesel, had been starting without issue all through the coldest weather. When the mornings were becoming a little milder, things were taking a downturn. The engine needed cranking a lot more than it u...

...PEUGEOT 207 - Clutch clearance trouble Steve Rothwell Tales from the workshop This 2006 Peugeot 207 1.4 16, belonged to the daughter of a good friend. The problem started with a difficulty in selecting gear, and suspecting that perhaps the clutch had sucked air into the hydraulics, he as...

...Tim Stock Autobiz Helpline Tales Common Causes of EVAP System Failures When OBD II was introduced to control the emissions from the tailpipe, it also introduced a system to control and monitor the hydrocarbon emissions from the fuel supply system itself. Any leak in the fuel supply or...

...Toyota Avensis rusty rear brake discs The owner opted to replace the handbrake shoes as well as the discs and pads Like many vehicles during Covid, this 2002 Toyota Avensis 1.8 petrol had been left standing for a longer than normal, allowing the rear brakes to become a little corrode...



1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 ...[Next 10 of 32 pages] ...