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...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...

...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...

...In 1995 BMW introduced the EWS2 system for passive immobilisation of the engine management systems. This was the first time they installed transponders into the ignition key with a rolling type encryption code. The main function was that each time the key was cycled, the code in the tr...

...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...

...When empty, a valve located at the bottom of the Knecht Filter KC195 filter, which is fitted to numerous diesel powered Alfa Romeo, FIAT, PSA and LDV vehicles is free to move up and down within a cage.   This valve is designed for water drainage and locati...

...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...

...One of the most common risks when driving a vehicle is the lack of visibility in the rear view mirrors, because there is a blind angle or spot where the driver cannot perceive another vehicle while driving, putting other users at risk. In 2007, Volvo developed a system called BLIS (Blin...

...  Today we will describe a failure that affects the X6 35 xdrive aut. E71 (30 6D 5) model of the BMW brand, specifically a failure related to the engine.   AFFECTED VEHICLE BMW X6 35 xdrive aut. E71 (30 6D 5) SYMPTOM The engine does not start. FAILURE...

...We are getting a large number of enquiries on the best way to diagnose a fault on the SRS or airbag system. There is a lot of fear from technicians on what is the safe way to repairing SRS systems.  First, remember you are dealing with explosvie components, and there are set rules...

...    Recently a workshop started a turbocharger repair on a Mondeo that took longer than normal, due to a customer trying to source his own (cheaper) parts. In the mean time, the key for the Mondeowas mislaid. The customer came with a spare key and the garage tried to pr...



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