13 07, 2019

Walnut Blasting

July 13th, 2019|

With ever increasing demands for fuel efficiency and power, modern combustion engines are now direct fuel injected. This means the tip of the injector lies in the combustion chamber for the fuel to be injected directly where it is required for minimum waste and maximum efficiency. Unfortunately, the side effect of this is that the [...]

6 01, 2018

MINI Cooper S Burnt Valves

January 6th, 2018|

If you suddenly find yourself experiencing a misfire in your MINI Cooper S, a burnt out valve could be the cause. Although not a common failing, numbers of these cases are on the rise. A poor combustion mix can raise cylinder temperatures and increase the chances of this occurrence. Inlet valves becoming contaminated with carbon deposits can [...]

18 09, 2017

Diesel Injector Fault

September 18th, 2017|

  Today saw a BMW X6 in with a stalling fault. Running  ISTA diagnostics revealed that a fuel injector was failing under load causing the cylinder bank to shut down. A new fuel injector, programming and she's right as rain!