TSB Watch – Volkswagen: Top 10 Fixes For Popular VW Models
Every year, Volkswagen issues hundreds of Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) covering everything from sunroof leaks to new oil specifications. TSBs are communication tools provided to help technicians address problems in the field and to expedite the repair process by arming them with brand-specific service information. Below are some of the 10 best Volkswagen TSBs that
Mercedes-Benz Active Body Control (ABC) Suspension Tips
ABC suspension systems can be complicated to service if you do not have the right tools, training or knowledge.
Air Ride Diagnostics: 2003-2010 VW Touareg Applications
The Volkswagen Touareg was the first VW SUV and the first to get an air-ride suspension system. The luxury SUV shares the same platform as the Audi Q7 and Porsche Cayenne. This is a full-feature air ride system designed to improve comfort, stability, and off-road capabilities. Some vehicles with the 4XMotion option will also have
Audi TFSI/FSI: Oil Consumption And Carbon Buildup
Carbon and fuel problems with the 2.0L FSI engine have multiple causes, symptoms and solutions.
Jaguar V8 Engine Service for 4.0 and 4.2-Liter Types
Make sure you have the vehicle identification number ready when ordering parts.
Closing Tool for Recommended Repairs Goes Digital
Your customer clicks on the link your service advisor just texted. The updated repair order at the end of the link confirms her worst fear: Your technician’s repair recommendations cost more than what’s in her bank account and all but eliminates whatever’s left on her high-balance credit card. That’s when she spots a button in
Constant Velocity Transmission Maintenance Procedures
A CVT transmission requires more or the same frequency of fluid and filter changes as a conventional automatic transmission.
Air Management For The FSI V6 And V8 Engines
The FSI 3.2 L V6 and 4.2 L V8 have a lot in common with the FSI 2.0 L four-cylinder engine, including carbon deposit problems.
Orange Barrels Highlight Importance Of Automotive Parts
Increased traffic on the road can lead to increased traffic in your shop. Are your customers ready to road trip?
Fiat Wheel Bearing Failure Analysis
This 2014 Fiat Abarth was brought in with the customer being concerned about a noise coming from the left rear. He was convinced that it was a tire. The noise was cyclical and it increased with speed. During inspection, the bearing had no detectable play, the tires were evenly worn, and no ABS wheel speed sensor codes were present. On the lift, the left bearing was significantly noisier than the right bearing when turned by hand. But, no extra play could be detected.
Fiat Tech Tip: 1.4L Diagnostic And System Improvements
Customers may experience a check engine light and the codes listed in this Tech Tip. Using a scan tool, verify all engine systems are functioning as designed.
BMW Tech Tip: Windshield Washer Jets Spray Little To No Fluid
If the window washer fluid jets spray a very low volume of fluid or no fluid at all, there are three possible causes.