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Simple guidelines for preventing brake judder

Brake judder is not necessarily the most technically challenging issue, but it can be a source of headaches for technicians, especially since fitment issues are...

Reduce the ‘sitting down’ effect with Lesjöfors tailor-made heavy-duty coil springs

Each year, thousands of holidaymakers hook up their caravans and trailers, taking to the open road in search of good times and a relaxing...

Revolutionise Your Ride with Polybush

With the current state of the roads suspension systems are being given a harder time than ever, so when it comes to changing bushes...

Spark plug replacement on BMW N43 and N53 engines

According to statistics, more than 488,000 vehicles with the N43 and N53 engines are driving on European roads, which were fitted with the ZKBR7A-HTU...

Alternator Tip | What to check for when replacing the alternator

There is a frequently occurring issue when the original alternator is replaced by a remanufactured unit. The charge indicator lamp stays on after the...

DVSA highlights MOT improvements in its first annual review

Report reveals MOT cost savings for agency and motorists but what about test stations? The DVSA has published its first annual review, which reports on recent changes to...

Views from Inside the Garage Network: TSG Motors

TSG Motors has built a strong reputation, providing a wide range of vehicle repairs and servicing for almost 30 years. Employing seven staff, including four...

Delphi does not recommend the use of Copper Grease

There’s a widespread view that copper grease, otherwise known as copper slip, should be applied to the back of brake pads to help lubrication...

Effective Filtration Of Even Tiny Water Droplets

Even high-quality diesel may contain traces of water, whether from moist air entering through the tank opening or from condensation in the large tanks...

Automotive Battery Operating States, Lifespan & Replacement Conditions

Automotive Battery Operating States, Lifespan & Replacement Conditions By Ian Newham, Training Manager at GS Yuasa Battery Sales UK Ltd STATE OF CHARGE (SOC) The State of...

Polybush resolves troublesome Transit wishbone bush issues

Cost saving, problem-solving Transit bush Polybush, the leading name in polyurethane suspension bushes has created another bush to solve fleet problems. 40BC is Polybush’s uprated...

Original equipment bulbs are part of a quality service for your customers

Making sure your customers are happy after a visit to your workshop or garage is an essential part of your business. By offering an...

Help your customers avoid ‘shocking’ holiday driving

As your customers prepare for the holiday season, there are a number of checks you can do to make sure their vehicles are in...

Always replace coil springs in axle pairs

Coil Springs | Replace in Pairs Automotive suspension springs are a central and dynamic component of a vehicle’s suspension system, constantly working to absorb shocks...

Liquid Assets: Highlighting genuine maintenance tasks

Many consumers and vehicle owners are becoming detached from vehicle maintenance. How can we help them, while maximising your service revenues? THE FACTS 46% of...

PU 9005 Z – The Ultimate in Diesel / Water Separation

For the Super Popular Vauxhall Astra THE PROBLEM Even high-quality diesel fuel may contain traces of water originating either from moist air entering the fuel tank...

Polybush parts resolve issue in Fiat Ducato ambulances

West Midlands Ambulance Service was finding that the suspension bushes in its fleet of Fiat Ducato ambulances were suffering from premature wear. Given the...

Servicesure Autocentres sponsor darts superstar Peter ‘Snakebite’ Wright

Servicesure Autocentres, the UK’s fastest growing network of garages, has hit the bullseye by making its first venture into big-time darts. The garage programme of...

A2A Exhaust Excellence

There’s nothing worse than trying to fit an aftermarket exhaust that doesn’t quite... well, fit. Not only does it take longer, but there’s every...

Engine Oil – Getting it Right

One vehicle model doesn’t always mean one engine oil Choosing the right oil for a vehicle has become an increasingly complex task. The ACEA* oil...

Polyurethane suspension bushes for greater longevity and performance

Polybush is the world leader in polyurethane suspension bushes. Benefits of Polybush parts include: ✓ Greater longevity and performance than rubber bushes ✓ Fit and forget ✓ Increased...

Spring Into Action | Fitting in Pairs

As the potholes take their toll, customers are facing a time when their vehicles could need replacement springs. When you’re fitting new springs, we recommend...
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A network of professional garages across the UK is enjoying record growth with more than 150 new signups to its programme. Servicesure Autocentres, the UK’s...