Tech Tips
  • Get in Line

    With safety critical components such as tyres, it is vital technicians understand the potential causes of ...

    With safety critical components such as tyres, it is vital technicians understand the potential causes of tyre wear. Hankook Tyre UK Ltd outlines how inflation pressure and wheel alignment can affect ...

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  • Keeping on the Straight and Narrow

    Steering rods are a vital part of any commercial vehicle’s chassis, but what do they do and how do they w ...

    Steering rods are a vital part of any commercial vehicle’s chassis, but what do they do and how do they work? Diesel Technic brand, DT Spare Parts, explains. The steering system is a crucial network o ...

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  • Driving Change

    As a key component of any vehicle’s system, the auxiliary belt is too often overlooked by technicians whi ...

    As a key component of any vehicle’s system, the auxiliary belt is too often overlooked by technicians while checks are carried out, says Dayco. Steve Carolan, National Sales Manager, outlines the pote ...

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  • Replacing The Water Pump on a Truck

    Diesel Technic takes a look at replacing elements of the cooling system, and more specifically in this gu ...

    Diesel Technic takes a look at replacing elements of the cooling system, and more specifically in this guide, the water pump. First up, drain the coolant and, at the same time, tip up the cab to get t ...

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  • Fuel Stock Reconciliation is one of the most useful tools available to fuel operators to ensure that fuel ...

    Fuel Stock Reconciliation is one of the most useful tools available to fuel operators to ensure that fuel stocks are safe from leaks and theft, as Barry Jenner, Managing Director at Cameron Forecourt, ...

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  • Filter Theory

    The importance of cabin air filters should not be underestimated, as they protect occupants from small, y ...

    The importance of cabin air filters should not be underestimated, as they protect occupants from small, yet dangerous particles. Valeo explains more. The air conditioning system is exposed to large qu ...

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  • Diagnosing a Faulty Steering Gear

    Fig. 1 Under its TRW brand, ZF Aftermarket offers a comprehensive service manual for its TAS and THP inte ...

    Fig. 1 Under its TRW brand, ZF Aftermarket offers a comprehensive service manual for its TAS and THP integral steering gears, including how to diagnose a steering problem without physically removing t ...

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  • Batteries For The Summer

    After a challenging winter and spring for vehicle batteries, Rotronics provides some top tips to ensure t ...

    After a challenging winter and spring for vehicle batteries, Rotronics provides some top tips to ensure that vehicles are in prime condition and ready for summer. This year’s challenging winter and sp ...

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  • Ball Joint Inspection

    Juratek offers a useful troubleshooting guide to the inspection of steering and suspension joints. Ball j ...

    Juratek offers a useful troubleshooting guide to the inspection of steering and suspension joints. Ball joints produce constant metal-to-metal contact and are often subjected to extreme conditions of ...

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  • What To Do If Oil Is Leaking From The Rear Crankshaft Seal

    Valeo Service explains why the rear crank shaft seal should be checked when changing a clutch. The Valeo ...

    Valeo Service explains why the rear crank shaft seal should be checked when changing a clutch. The Valeo Service technical department says it has seen several flywheels returned that have oil residue ...

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