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How to check your tyre tread wear levels

DON’T FORGET YOUR TYRES! It’s very easy to forget about the condition and wear of tyres. The potential issues arising for neglecting tyres can not only lead to penalty points on your licence but heavy fines in extreme...
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BMW ELV steering lock malfunction

BMW ELECTRONIC STEERING LOCK SYSTEM In this topic, we will discuss a fault with the Electronic Steering Lock system on the later BMW’s (which have the cassette-style keys) which seems to be becoming more of a common problem...
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Removal of seized or broken glow plugs, bolts or locking wheel nut service

SEIZED OR BROKEN GLOW PLUGS, BOLTS OR LOCKING WHEEL NUTS REMOVAL You may be a vehicle owner or a trader but at this point, you came across a situation when you got a stubborn thread of a glow...
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Diesel Particulate Filters

June 7, 2022 What does a particulate filter do? A diesel particulate filter catches soot particles from the exhaust and this reduces carbon emissions (CO2) from entering the atmosphere. HOW IS THE SOOT REMOVED FROM THE DIESEL PARTICULATE...
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Mercedes steering column fault – no engine start

June 7, 2022 DOES YOUR CAR HAVE ANY OF THESE SYMPTOMS? You need to turn the key in the ignition several times before lights come on the dashboard;The key turns in the ignition but no dashboard lights appear;Steering...
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Clogged Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) Repair

November 30, 2021 Is your diesel particulate filter (DPF) clogged? Is your vehicle running in limp mode, lacking in power, or is the engine unable to start? AT OGS MECHANICS, WE CAN HELP. 1. By treating the early...
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