Read The October Issue of ShopOwner Today
The October issue includes technical and management content and is free to download and read.
Toyota Tech Tip: Odors In The A/C System
Toyota vehicles may exhibit odors naturally occurring from the HVAC system and/or related environmental factors.
VW Passat/Golf, Audi A3 Transmission Oil Change Procedures
In this video, VAICO experts explain the service requirements of a 2012 VW Passat 2.0L TDI.
Diagnosing High Failure Rates in Electronic Throttle Bodies
Electronic throttle control faults can occur and they can be frustrating for motorists as well as technicians.
What Was That Bolt Sequence Again?
No doubt you have experienced this before while reassembling a cylinder head.
Tech Tip: A/C Service With The R-1234yf Refrigerant
Vehicles with R-1234yf have different service fittings to prevent cross-contamination with different refrigerants.
Volkswagen: ABS Fault Code 02757 Diagnosis Tip
Models: 2011-2014 Jetta, Jetta Sportwagen, Golf/GTI, Tiguan, Eos, 2012-2014 Beetle, Passat
No Pedal Condition With New Master Cylinder Installation
The condition can be caused by the piston sticking in the bore of the master cylinder during the bleeding process.
ZF Tech Tip: Recognizing Chassis, Steering Systems Damage Patterns
Technicians should particularly check whether the rubber bellows on the joints are worn, damaged or leaking. Because any splash water that gets in washes out the special grease, this then allows dirt particles to enter the joint.
BCA Bearings Tech Tip: How Does Lubrication Impact Bearing Functionality?
The primary role of lubrication is to reduce friction between bearing components and adjacent components such as the spindle or axle.
Toyota Camry Tech Tip: ABS Noise, Warning Lamps And Code C1431
Some 2012-’13 model year Camry vehicles may exhibit a condition where ABS brake actuator pump motor noise is heard from the engine compartment with Brake ABS and/or TRAC warning lamp(s) illuminated and DTC C1431 stored.