Rotating electrics remanufacturer, Autoelectro, has urged technicians to avoid a fitting error that leads engine coolant to cause alternator drive belt slip on Mini 1.4 and 1.6 petrol engines models (2001-2009) and all models featuring the W10 engine code (2003-onwards).
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  • 14.09.2016
MEYLE's commitment to truck racing is a rewarding investment: At the Nürburgring Truck-Grand-Prix racing weekend held in early July, the company-sponsored "tankpool24" team claimed a total of four podium positions. Excited by their live-experience of the Truck-Grand-Prix's thrills and chills, the "MEYLE Mechanics" are dedicating their latest video to this event offering motorsport enthusiasts exclusive interviews and a fascinating glance behind the scenes of truck racing. MEYLE has been supporting the "tankpool24" team with MEYLE brake discs and pads since 2014. As of this year the company also supplies MEYLE engine mounts.
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  • 26.08.2016
This year’s IAA commercial vehicle show in Germany will serve as the launch venue for the new Pneuscan Onground system from Ventech Systems. The floor-mounted system can perform automatic tyre pressure and tread inspections on a range of vehicles, including passenger cars, vans, buses and multi-axle trucks. The portability of Pneuscan Onground is expected to be a major selling point for the system.
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  • 25.08.2016
Retrofit add-ons like big bore exhausts, aftermarket alloys and tinted glass can put off potential used car buyers and destroy values, says Glass’s. Andy Cutler, forecast values editor, explained that these non-manufacturer options suggested that the previous owner was a boy racer and the car would have been driven hard.
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  • 22.08.2016
Recently, the National Association of Motor Auctions (NAMA), the UK’s leading representative body for vehicle auctions, sent a letter to the newly appointed secretary of state for transport, Rt Hon Chris Grayling MP, raising the subject of odometer fraud, or ‘clocking’; the practice of altering a vehicle’s odometer to show a lower mileage than that actually travelled, thereby increasing the re-sale value of the vehicle.
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  • 18.08.2016


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