First, verify the customer did not run out of fuel at the time the DTCs were stored.
If a manufacturer introduces a new vehicle with a new ACEA sequence specification, the oil must be on shelves.
Vacuum brake boosters will probably be with us for a long time. It is the most efficient and economical way to amplify the force exerted by the driver. But where the booster gets its vacuum is changing. VW has been using vacuum pumps to power the brake booster on its diesel-powered vehicles for almost 40
Maintenance reminders for oil changes have been around since the early 1980s. Early systems looked at mileage and maybe revolutions of the engine. Mileage-based systems estimate the life of the oil based on a preset mileage recommendation that can range from 5,000 to 7,500 miles. It can be an effective reminder for some owners, but
Most entry-level VW models featured the same basic suspension used from the advent of the original VW Rabbit. About the only change was going from a rear strut suspension to a separate coil spring and shock absorber in the rear. Used for all models of the Golf, Jetta, New Beetle and the Audi TT, this
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
Joe Keene discusses how to calibrate the surround view system on a VW/Audi vehicle.
What do you do if the keyless entry remote won’t unlock the doors, or if the key won’t start the vehicle?
Some owners of VWs & Audis have experienced performance or drivability concerns tied to faulty intake manifolds.
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
As Volkswagens reach the end of their warranty, they will begin to come to your shop with oil and coolant leaks.