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First aftermarket steel pistons for passenger cars

Kolbenschmidt GmbH - part of Rheinmetall Automotive - is a pioneer in the development of steel pistons for use in passenger car engines - a technology that has become well established in modern engine manufacture. A steel piston has numerous...

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Quick Inspection of Secondary Air Valves

Noisy secondary air pump? Why do speed fluctuations occur on cold engines? What is the cause of the diagnostic trouble code P0410 and P0411? Find out why you should check the actuating electric switchover valve and the secondary air valve here

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New Video: Cleaning the air filter: beating or blowing out method?

When should dry filters be replaced? Can you clean the filter? What is the case with agricultural machines, construction machines etc.? Should you rather beat the filters or blow them out? When is purchasing a new one recommended? We carry out the...

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Repair kit for air conditioning lines

What tools can you use to repair air conditioning lines? Do you need special fitting tools? Can you avoid a reduction in flow? You can find important information about the appropriate repair kit here.

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OBD and secondary air system

Malfunctions and faults within the secondary air system can be identified using an on-board diagnostic system (OBD). The diagnostic trouble codes P0410, P0411, P0412, P0415, P0413, P0416, P0414, P0417, P0418 and P0419 indicate faults in the secondary...

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Motorservice reinforces team in Singapore

In July 2018, Motorservice inaugurated MS Motorservice Trading (Asia) Pte. Ltd. in Singapore. The purpose of the new subsidiary was to strengthen the spare-parts specialist’s presence in the South East Asian market. Since the opening of the...

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Vacuum pump damage

What could cause this vacuum pump to fail? Why does the braking power reduce and why does the support from the brake boosters drop? Is this caused by lack of lubricant? This is possible on vacuum pumps driven by the camshaft. Find out why the vacuum...

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Three new catalogues available

We have produced new catalogues on the topics “electric valves” and “vacuum pumps”. We have also revamped our filter catalogue in terms of both appearance and content. 
You can view our new catalogues here.

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Personnel change at the Rheinmetall Group

After 20 successful years in the Automotive sector and on the Rheinmetall Group's Executive Board, Horst Binnig (60) has asked the company's Supervisory Board to be released for personal reasons from his duties as Chairman of the­ Executive Board of...

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Vehicle Electrics: Mini-ammeter

Measure current consumption in the vehicle. Where do you measure? Do you need a mini ammeter? Are there different mini ammeter designs? This article provides you with all the information you need.

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