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...Over the last few years, the Autobiz Helpline has seen petrol go through some changes, and diesel fuel is not immune to new formulations. These changes are required for fuel supplies to meet the governmental renewable obligations, and to reduce the environment pollution limits. Biodiesel...

...Over the years, we have seen petrol go from leaded to unleaded, as the tetra lead content was removed from petrol. This created some issues for engines not compatible with this reduction in the lead content and required engine modifications to cope. This was especially true for older vehic...

...Corrosion had really taken hold and the brake discs and pads were good for nothing but the bin One of many vehicles that had seen little use due to the Covid lockdown, this 2005 Ford Focus 1.6 had been left standing for an extended period of time. It’s owner had been furloughed for th...

...The spring had failed after a few weeks This tale is a warning to owners who may want to skimp on the quality of the parts they fit to their vehicle. This 2012 Mercedes E350 CDi had covered a good few miles in its life, and had clocked up over 280,000 kilometres when the suspension air...

...BMW X1 - Snapped and failed coil spring When the smaller lower coil spring fails the suspension can drop leaving the vehicle immobile This may have been a rugged SUV, but the BMW X1 2.0 diesel still suffered from the problems associated with more run of the mill saloon vehicles. In t...

...Noise, Vibration & Harshness in Braking 38 February 2023 AUTOBIZ See this and 1,000s more Tech Tips on TechTips.ie 38 February 2023 AUTOBIZ The phenomena of noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) can affect the pleasant driving experience of any vehicle.Noise Suppre...

...36 February 2023 AUTOBIZ See this and 1,000s more Tech Tips on TechTips.ie36 February 2023 AUTOBIZA CSC is, essentially, four clutch components in one: a slave cylinder, pivot/actuation lever, release bearing and guide tube – all in a compact, lightweight unit that...

...Tales from the Autobiz Helpline A poor running Transit 2.2 TDCi - It is not always about the codes A recent Helpline case was for a 2012 Ford Transit lacking power, and proved to be an unusual issue. The vehicle was recently purchased and was bought with an under-power fault. It looked l...

...Keeping a classic Golf on the road Tales from the Autobiz Helpline An interesting case came through the Helpline recently for a 1999 Volkswagen Golf 1.8i that had a misfire. On initial investigation, one ignition signal was missing. The spark plugs, ignition coil and leads were replace...

...Tales from the workshop Steve Rothwell One of the tasks which we always carry out during an annual service, is the removal of the wheels. This is done for two reasons. The first is to have a good look at the brakes and the second is to ensure that the wheel will actually come off. This...



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