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    Anti-roll Stability

    Anti-roll Stability Febi sheds some light on the underrated stabiliser bar and some key failure symptoms to look out for. Connecting the wheel suspension of an axle with the body structure, the stabiliser bar (or anti-roll bar) plays a major role in ensuring the safety and comfort of a car journey. They have been installed …

    June
    12
    2019

    Febi offers advice on timing chain replacement

    Whilst the timing chain is a fairly wear-resistant part compared to other components, it will eventually wear out as the chain stretches over time. It is vital that the timing chain is replaced at intervals recommended by the manufacturer, as failure can cause severe damage to the engine. To replace the timing chain, you will …

    May
    27
    2016

    febi bilstein offers a complete solution on wiper motor repairs

    All you need for professional repairs The most frequent cause for windscreen wiper motors to fail is the motor overheating or rotating too much. Also, age-related wear can lead to the wiper linkage binding. Since the wiper motor has no threaded holes, in order to replace it, usually additional self-tapping screws have to be sourced. …

    September
    16
    2015

    febi Cost-effective repair solutions! The rear trailinga arm bush on the Ford Mondeo 07, Galaxy 06 and S-Max 06

    The rear trailing arm bush on the Ford Mondeo 07, Galaxy 06 and S-Max 06 is not available separately from the manufacturer. Previously, if this bush failed, the whole unit would have to be replaced as the components could not be bought separately. febi bilstein has the solution for a timely and efficient repair: The …

    September
    16
    2015

    febi cost-effective repair solutions: Do the ESP light or cornering lights not function as they should?

    Do the ESP light or cornering lights not function as they should?
    One cause of this can be a faulty steering angle sensor.

    September
    16
    2015

    febi bilstein keeps the engine going

    The flywheel is attached to the crankshaft and is designed to compensate for rotational variations from the crank. The flywheel stores kinetic energy and helps the crankshaft overcome the moment of inertia about dead points, and idle cycles. The flywheel is connected to the gearbox via the clutch assembly and the pinion of the starter motor …

    September
    15
    2015

    Want to test the chain drive of Mercedes-Benz models with M271 engine (EVO)? No problem!

    Rattling noises may be heard after a cold start in models with M271 engine (EVO). This may be caused by wear of the chain drive, sprockets, or elongation of the timing chain. This can lead to incorrect timings and, in the worst case, to engine damage. It is advisable to check the chain drive if …

    June
    30
    2015

    Efficient repair solution for Mercedes Benz Sprinter, Vito, Viano and VW Crafter, LT!

    Initial warning signs that indicate trouble and faults in the area of the propshaft: • Noises coming from the direction of the vehicle’s underbody, mostly at specific revs/speeds • Unusual vibrations • Knocking noises in gear change situations The reason for this may be a faulty or worn universal joint. This may result in complete …

    June
    30
    2015