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...Certain Honda vehicles have a known fault in the drive belt system that results in the premature failure of the alternator pulley and/or bearings.These are: Accord 2.2 CDTi 2004-2008 FR-V 2.2 CDTi 2005-2010 with Honda Engine Codes: i-CDTI N22A1 2004-2011 Some of the vehicles are ori...

...AutoElectro TECHNICAL NEWSLETTER 2008-On BMW 3.0 Petrol E90/92/93 Series 335i N54830A/B A known fault exists which is caused due to the power steering pump pulley or auxiliary belt coming into contact with the sub-frame when driving over speed humps. This contact between the components...

...Is it really the alternator? Don’t do it twice, do it right! We are continuously pointing out how far technology has advanced from the good old days of just a battery feed and warning light circuit on alternators. We are now at a stage in the market where alternators are becoming a...

...Battery choices can be overlooked and as the market is very price orientated the cheaper alternative always seems like the best way forward. Often this can be the incorrect choice and can affect the vehicle’s charging system and electrics. There is a large selection of battery choices...

...THIS BULLETIN ONLY APPLIES IF YOU HAVE THE FOLLOWING 3-PIN STRIP PLUG ON THE ALTERNATOR: A known fault exists which can result in a charging fault. This can be the alternator showing as overcharging and/or charging with the warning light on. This alternator is operated through a sma...

...Vehicle platforms having overlaps on year of manufacturer are increasingly common. This leads to changes and variations of the models and choices of parts fitted to the vehicle. A common misconception is that ‘they look the same so it will be fine’, but this is not always the cas...

...We have come across numerous issues of Starter Motors fitted to Fiat Doblos 1.3 Multijet Diesel engines between 2006 and 2011 where they have been returned burnt out. This failure is also very common on old core returned showing the mode of failure is caused due to a vehicle fault (faul...

...We recently investigated 'overheated solenoid' on Vauxhall Antara 2.2 CDTi and Chevrolet Captiva 2.2 VCDi. Our research showed that there is a common fault with the wiring loom for the battery feed going to the starter motor. Due to a poorly insulated B+ wire, the cable will overheat and c...

...You think it would be safe to assume that replacing the conventional ignition switch with a push button start, you would avoid issues with the switch failing and the starter motor remaining engaged due to continuous power supplied to the solenoid. Well that is not the case when it comes...

...Engine restart times can be critical to the driver's peace-of-mind. Stop/start systems control this and the technology continues to advance. Denso have recently developed a new starter motor which has been equipped with a Tandem Solenoid (TS). This new system is designed to reduce start...



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