The Path to a High-Performance Product: The Development of Timing Belts

Over the past decades, it is not only the combustion engine that has evolved. Engine timing has also become more and more high-performance. This is...

The Mercedes Benz Conductor Plate

The Mercedes-Benz 5G-TRONIC, also known as 722.6, is an electronically shifted 5-speed overdrive automatic transmission that was first introduced in 1996. It...

Timing Belt: Maintenance-Free, yet…!

Vehicles in which a timing belt is installed benefit greatly from the fact that timing belts are basically maintenance-free and do not need to be...

Focus on Suspension

The Ford Focus was introduced in 1998 and has proven to be extremely popular with its owners. However, it is also reported to be one...

Trucks Use These Two Braking Systems

When a truck makes an emergency stop, several tonnes of weight must be brought to a halt as quickly as possible. This can only be...

Tips for Low-Noise, Effective Braking

Rattling, vibrations, squeaking: noises during braking can significantly impair the driving experience. But what exactly is behind these NVH phenomena (what NVH means is explained...
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How Truck Mirrors Provide More Safety

Vision is critical when driving - especially when operating a truck. However, not areas of the truck are visible to the driver which could lead...

Tips for Checking the Oil Level in 5-Speed Automatic Transmissions (722.6) from Mercedes-Benz

The oil level in the automatic transmission should be checked after an oil change or if a leak is suspected. The problem with 5-speed automatic transmissions (722.6) from...

Slide Seal Ring for the Water Pump – Small Part; Great Importance

Modern commercial vehicle engines must work efficiently. More power and fewer emissions is the name of the game. In terms of design, however, the performance limits of the...

Teflon-Coated and Low-Friction: Interesting Facts About Timing Belts

In regard to moving components, modern engines require the highest wear resistance - especially direct-injection turbo diesel and gasoline engines. For this reason, they are mainly equipped with...