Models: 2015 – 2016 S3 and TTS Condition: A customer may complain of an engine droning noise or rattle noise when the engine speed is approximately 3,500 to 4,000 rpm (vehicle speed does not affect the noise, and the vehicle can be stationary). The source of the noise seems to be from somewhere near the
The leading cause of low oil pressure-related complaints with Honda vehicles is the oil level.
The 2004-2009 Jaguar XJ8 and XJR were the first and last Jaguars with four-corner air ride suspension.
BMW’s first attempt at a crossover SUV is what they call a Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV).
Mercedes-Benz and other German vehicle manufacturers make the assumption that people here in the U.S. adjust their tire pressure for the number of people in the vehicle and for the speed at which they intend to drive.
ADAS systems have changed throughout the years.
Jaguar has been using the same suspension design on the XJ, XK and XF/S-Type platforms. The suspension is very similar to those found on Mercedes-Benz and even Tesla models. Most of the load-bearing components are made of aluminum and have hydraulic bushings in strategic locations. When the suspension is working right, it delivers a great
These engines have been reliable, but there are four pattern failures you might see at your shop.
When you hear the words “floating rotor,” you might think of a racecar brake rotor with Allen head bolts holding the hat to the outer ring. But, more economical and robust “semi-floating” rotors have made it onto Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz daily drivers. A semi-floating, dual-cast or composite rotor has two advantages over a fully
A conversion kit might cost less and provide better long-term results for the customer.
You May Think You Know the Cause of a TPMS Problem, Until One Car Defies It When you think you know everything about tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS), there will be a car or truck that pulls into your bays and challenges all of your knowledge and diagnostic skills. It may not be a case
A second generation Toyota Prius is at least 12 years old and batteries may need to be replaced. Here’s what the codes mean.