Failure Archives - Import Car
Why Fuel Pumps Fail

Detecting Fuel Pump FailureOver time, OE fuel pumps will inevitably wear out. A failing fuel pump delivers less fuel to a vehicle’s engine, the prolonged effects of fuel pump failure can develop into a significant vehicle setback. The three key signs of fuel pump failure include: Hesitation during acceleration Rough idle A vehicle that will

Timing Chain Failures on 2.0L, 2.5L Import Engines

Last month, we looked at the timing chain setup on the Audi 3.2L engine and saw how a lack of oil changes can adversely affect the tensioners and cause engine failure. We’ve also seen similar issues with the timing chain setups on the 2.5L 5-cylinder BGP engine that came out in 2005, and the 2.0L

Timing Chain Failure
Audi Engine Timing Chain Failure Due to Lack of Maintenance

If you’ve been working on cars as long as me, you’ll remember the first timing belt you did and thought, “what was wrong with timing chains?” It was only a year ago, when I was working on a 2005 Audi A6 Quattro with a 3.2L engine with a broken timing chain tensioner and bent valves,

Audi engine timing chain