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Specialist Tools Australia - What we're about!

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Specialist Tools Australia - What we're about!

Specialist Tools Australia – Canberra supplies specialist automotive tools not generally available in Australia, with a focus on diesel European and Asian vehicles.

Over the last 10 years Australian automotive repairers have seen a significant shift in the vehicles that they are working on – from familiar petrol vehicles to European diesel vehicles which are now becoming prevalent in the new car market.

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Glow Plugs - how to avoid the problems

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Glow Plugs - how to avoid the problems

A broken or stuck glow plug can easily escalate and cause more damage. That’s why it is important to use the correct tool for removal. glow plug is a heating device used to aid starting diesel engines. In cold weather, high speed diesel engines can be difficult to start because the mass of the cylinder block and cylinder head absorb the heat of compression, preventing ignition, the glow plug is used to compensate for this heat loss. When the glow plugs are tested and found to be faulty, they will require replacement; this is when issues can arise. The glow plug can become...

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Removing Diesel Injectors

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Removing Diesel Injectors

Removing Diesel Injectors

While in some instances it is immediately obvious that the injectors are not functioning correctly in a diesel fuel system, this might not always be the case.

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