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    Audi A3 Front wheel bearing inspection and replacement

    In this video we look at a front wheel bearing failure and replacement on a Audi A3 which has a droning noise whilst driving, which increases under load during cornering. The replacement bearing used is SWAG kit 30 92 7317, which comes with all the necessary parts for the repair.

    June
    20
    2022

    Propshaft coupling inspection & replacement

    In this video we inspect and replace the prop-shaft coupling, which is also known as a torsional flexible rubber disc, this forms part of the vehicle’s driveline. This part is commonly used in many rear-wheel drive and four-wheel drive configurations to transmit torque from the transmission, to the driven wheels. If any deterioration of the …

    May
    16
    2022

    Engine timing chain drive inspection and replacement

    Fast running engines, which are used in passenger cars and light commercial vehicles commonly, use a metal timing chain, which is located within the engine and lubricated by the engine oil. This connects the crankshaft to the camshaft, which in turn controls the opening and closing of the intake and exhaust valves. Over extended periods …

    April
    5
    2022

    DSG Oil and filter replacement

    In this video SWAG looks at the function of the transmission oil which maintains the ability of this finely tuned transmission, with the transmission filter which should be replaced together with the oil during routine maintenance.

    February
    22
    2022

    Focus on suspension

    The Ford Focus was introduced in 1998, and has proved to be very popular with its owners. However, it is also reported to be one of the most popular vehicle models visiting workshops for repair work. With this in mind, SWAG has identified some wear items that are of note when repairing the suspension system …

    December
    6
    2021

    Focus on suspension

    The Ford Focus was introduced in 1998, and has proved to be very popular with its owners. However, it is also reported to be one of the most popular vehicle models visiting workshops for repair work. With this in mind, SWAG has identified some wear items that are of note when repairing the suspension system …

    December
    6
    2021