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Author archives: LuK

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    LuK: Clutch slave cylinder

    Two different clutch slave cylinders can be supplied under part number 512 0050 10. One version corresponds to the original equipment in terms of appearance and handling, the other differs in both cases.

    December
    6
    2021

    LuK: Concentric pneumatic clutch actuators CPCA

    Concentric pneumatic clutch actuators (CPCAs) are used exclusively in commercial vehicles with auto-shift gearboxes. In contrast to concentric hydraulic clutch actuators, these are not actuated by a fluid, but pneumatically (with compressed air). The advantages of this system are savings in terms of mounting space and weight, plus a significant reduction in part variety.

    October
    29
    2021

    LuK: Volkswagen Tiguan 4motion 2.0 TDi

    The Volkswagen Tiguan is a popular compact crossover vehicle (CUV) for families and also company vehicles with a good choice of engine and specifications available. The first generation launched in 2007 have seen some 2.7million Tiguans produced and with the second generation being launched in 2016 and the ever increasing popularity of the CUV sector …

    September
    24
    2021

    LuK: The Dry Double clutch

    Since automatic torque converter transmissions have been in existence, their greatest advantage, gear shifts under load, has been highly valued. However, due to converter losses, automatic transmissions had considerably reduced efficiency in comparison with manual transmissions. For this reason, great efforts were already being made to develop a DCT from an early stage. The objective …

    September
    6
    2021

    Land Rover Freelander 2 TD4 Clutch Replacement with LuK

    ​​​​​​​2008 Land Rover Freelander 2 TD4 fitted with a 2.2 TDI engine, the vehicle has covered just over 133,000 miles and the vehicle has been brought into the workshop with reported clutch slip, a short road test confirmed this and clutch replacement was advised. On an initial inspection this can look quite a large job …

    August
    3
    2021

    Land Rover Freelander 2 TD4 Clutch Replacement with LuK

    ​​​​​​​2008 Land Rover Freelander 2 TD4 fitted with a 2.2 TDI engine, the vehicle has covered just over 133,000 miles and the vehicle has been brought into the workshop with reported clutch slip, a short road test confirmed this and clutch replacement was advised. On an initial inspection this can look quite a large job …

    August
    3
    2021

    LuK: Fiat 500 Abarth Clutch Replacement

    Fiat 500’s sporty little offspring set us a challenge larger than the car itself. With a book time of 5.5 hrs and a manufacturer recommending the engine should be removed to change the clutch we felt that was a bit traumatic (and impossible) so we set out with a more conventional approach even if it …

    June
    22
    2021

    LuK: Fiat 500 Abarth Clutch Replacement

    Fiat 500’s sporty little offspring set us a challenge larger than the car itself. With a book time of 5.5 hrs and a manufacturer recommending the engine should be removed to change the clutch we felt that was a bit traumatic (and impossible) so we set out with a more conventional approach even if it …

    June
    22
    2021

    LuK: Nissan Navara 2.5 DDTI Clutch Replacement

    Alistair Mason replaces the clutch and dual mass flywheel (DMF) on a Nissan Navara 2.5 DDTI, which had covered more than 103,000 miles. Following complaints of the clutch ‘slipping’, his assessment confirmed the cause, and a clutch and DMF replacement was advised. The workshop information and a scheduled time of just over three-and-a-half hours were …

    May
    25
    2021

    LuK: Nissan Navara 2.5 DDTI Clutch Replacement

    Alistair Mason replaces the clutch and dual mass flywheel (DMF) on a Nissan Navara 2.5 DDTI, which had covered more than 103,000 miles. Following complaints of the clutch ‘slipping’, his assessment confirmed the cause, and a clutch and DMF replacement was advised. The workshop information and a scheduled time of just over three-and-a-half hours were …

    May
    25
    2021