May 2020 Archives - Import Car
Brake Job: 2009-2015 Toyota Venza

The Venza uses a drum-in-hat parking brake. The parking brake is applied using a foot pedal.

Subaru Drivetrain Noise Diagnostics

To reduce noise, some Subaru driveshafts use a special constant velocity joint to connect the two pieces of the driveshaft.

Engine Leak Diagnosis On Turbocharged BMW V8 Engines

Do not remove the transmission before performing this inspection.

Jaguar: No Communication With Modules After Reconnecting Battery

If the battery supply to the vehicle is disconnected for any reason, the Chassis Control Module may not power-up correctly.

Mercedes Benz ABC Suspension Rocking Motion When Stationary

Perform new SCN coding of ABC control unit, then calibration of plunger travel sensors and load calibration.

PC ReFlashing And Reprogramming

The choice to reflash is the hardest because there is no one solution or single path to follow.

ADAS And Brake Pads

ADAS can adapt, but if a replacement part falls outside the performance parameters it can cause problems.

Tilting Shocks On A Tacoma

Do NOT lift the vehicle too high without the shock absorber rod nut.

Volkswagen: ABS Fault Code 02757 Diagnosis Tip

Models: 2011-2014 Jetta, Jetta Sportwagen, Golf/GTI, Tiguan, Eos, 2012-2014 Beetle, Passat

Tough Times Prove Industry’s Strength

Independent repair shop owners have stepped up to fill a vacuum of leadership in communities all across the country.

Repairing Toyota 2GR-FE V6 Oil Leaks

Toyota continues to use this engine in various applications with minor updates to the design to this day.

VANOS Variable Valve Timing Diagnostics

The latest versions continuously adjust the position of the intake and exhaust camshafts for better power and more.