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...The most important part of any clutch system repair begins with the initial diagnosis. The primary cause of complaint must be identified correctly, along with any secondary or related concerns, prior to replacing or repairing any components. For example:  a clutch might be slipping be...

...As vehicles become more advanced, they need more control modules. Finding places in the car to put the growing number of control modules brings more challenges to manufacturers, and they become more inventive in finding places to put them in. This brings it's own special problems that here...

...In recent years, diagnostic tools have gone through major changes, from the very basic scan tool to high end diagnostic platforms. So many brands  and models are available. Some with inbuilt scopes, wifi connectivity, onboard help services, built in cameras, databases, etc. All of thi...

...In the past, it was normal practice to accept any job that came into the workshop, as cars had very similar systems. Once you knew the basics, you could get by with a little help from your technical manuals and data software. But this is no longer true.     A recent case we...

...Freelander TD4 running rough   We have had several instanced of customer reporting poor performance, stalling and rough idling, and poor starting on the Land Rover Freelander range with the TD4 engine. This engine has been used in the Freelander since  2001.    &...

...We recently assisted a customer with a Fiat Scudo 120 Multijet, fitted with an RHK engine. This vehicle came into his workshop as a non-running vehicle. The DTCs on the ECM were endless. Codes were present for Reference voltage error, Analog to Digital converter, Internal memory error,...

...This month we look at two Corsa’s with unusual problems, but proper diagnostic techniques quickly found the source of the problems.     The first Corsa D had a flashing MIL and a misfire. A scan revealed the code P0300 (Random/Multiple Cylinder Misfire Detected) was prese...

...Question: While their vehicle was in for service with us, the customer mentioned that their rear view mirror permanently vibrates while driving. The vehicle is a 2012 Volkswagen Golf Mk VII. We checked the rear view mirror for any broken retaining clips but didn't find anything visibly w...

...Question: We have a 2009 Astra-J workshop and the customer is complaining of a rattling noise from the front of the vehicle above 80 kph. We have been on a road test with the customer to confirm where the noise is coming from, and it sounds like it’s coming from the LH front wheel area....

...Question: We have a 2011 BMW X1 in for service and the customer has complained of a whistling noise from the door mirror area when driving at a constant speed between 40-50 mph (60-80 kph). We have heard the noise on road test but we are having difficulty finding the source of the whistlin...



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