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...An Astra lacking power A 2003 Opel Astra 1.7DTI was lacking power, and the customer had been told that the engine ECU was suspected of being faulty, as it wasn't switching the boost control solenoid. Seamus Ryan of Ryans Automotive recounts how the true cause of the problem was easily d...

...BMW Air bag fault from an unlikely source A 2009 BMW 520D was brought to A.D.S Ryan recently with an air bag light on. Seamus Ryan recounts the steps, including a simulated circuit, that made the repair possible. The BMW 520D was brought into our work shop with the air bag light on...

...Choosing an Oscilloscope Have you ever looked at an oscilloscope and been bewildered by the different specifications? Sampling, Bandwidth, Differential or Single Ended, Resolution, Input Voltage, and the list goes on. Ryan's Automotive's Seamus Ryan explains some of the basic terminology...

...Diagnostics - Don't Always Believe the Code A diagnostic tool can give a fault code that sounds very precise about where the fault lies, but the important thing to remember, is that the tool can only give out the information it receives from the vehicle’s ECU. A.D.S reminds us that the...

...Diagnostics Kia Carnival Antilock Brakes When a Kia Carnival’s Antilock Brake System (ABS) light came on at speeds greater than 110kph, the problem seemed easy to fix. It was, but only when the proper tools were used to diagnose the problem. A.D.S explains the proper steps needed to f...

...DPF Regeneration Modes A Diesel Particulate Filters (DPF) traps soot that naturally occurs during normal diesel combustion. Several modes are used by manufacturers to burn the trapped soot into ash. Ryan Automotive's Seamus Ryan provides an overview of the various modes and how they func...

...Investigations on a BMW X5 CAN Bus system Most technicians grimace at the thought of a CAN Bus fault on a modern vehicle, and rightly so, as there can be many control units connected to the system which may have caused the fault. This can make it quite overwhelming for a technician as to...

...Electrical Problems Require Proper Tools As electronics electrical circuits get more advanced, the tools required to diagnose and fix them have also evolved. Brendan Ryan, from A.D.S, explains how to use a few of these tools, that are considered by many, to be as essential as a spanner wh...

...Relative compression testing made easy Correct functioning of an engine depends on many things like correct sensor readings and good functioning actuators. But the engine itself also needs to be in good condition. A relative compression test can easily determine whether all cylinders...

...Peugeot 308 T9 Rear Pads Replacement With Autoland Scientech Diagnostic Tool Peugeot 308 T9 Rear Pads Replacement With Autoland Scientech Diagnostic Tool...



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