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Cooling system cannot be bled properly on vehicles with an electrically/pneumatically controlled water pump

Noise or temperature problems as a result of incorrectly bled cooling system. There is still air in the system following replacement of the electrically/pneumatically controlled water pump.

August
10
2022

Timing belt inspection and replacement

The timing belt provides precise synchronization for the rotary motion of the crankshaft, camshaft and any other accessory drives of the internal combustion engine. This in turn controls the opening and closing of the intake and exhaust valves and the precise fuelling of the engine, which is essential for accurate timing, efficiency and durability. This …

August
5
2022

Intelligent engine repairs

Technical context A damage to the engine often results in consequential damages to other components of the engine. Possible reasons of damage and technical contexts can be found in the following text. Our customized INA Timing Chain KIT (559 0146 10) contains all necessary components needed for professional repair on the timing chain. Wear can cause the timing …

August
2
2022

Synthetic vs Mineral Engine Oils

As we have seen in our previous articles, engine oil comes in a number of grades, viscosities and contain various additives. Another option that will find is whether you are buying synthetic or conventional engine oil. Synthetic engine oils generally perform better than mineral engine oils in areas such as providing protection for your vehicle …

July
29
2022

Oil filter OC456: oil pressure problems after filter change in 1.8 and 2.0 TFSI engines

If there are problems with the oil pressure after an oil and filter change in engines of the EA888 series, a missing standpipe is usually responsible

July
25
2022

Dayco – Common Water Pump Installation Errors

Common Water Pump Installation Errors

July
22
2022

DO-IT-YOURSELF (DIY) SERVICE PRODUCES DTC P0135. WRONG PART INSTALLED

CONDITION: A vehicle owner living in Portland, Oregon performs a DIY maintenance on his 4 cylinder Camry, including spark plugs and universal oxygen sensors. After the repair the check engine light was illuminated. The vehicle was then driven to a professional repair facility. The service technician defined the check engine light as a Diagnostic Trouble …

July
18
2022

Protect your MAF sensor

Remember to protect your MAF sensor with a clean air filter!

June
30
2022

Cabin Air Filter Failure and Diagnosis

We rely on our cars more today than we ever have done; they are used for minor tasks and for the big moments in life. We all tend to look after our cars keeping them clean and tidy, getting them serviced yearly, but some parts are prioritised more than others. If the Cabin Air Filter …

June
28
2022

How to install TRICO Flex wiper blades on your vehicle

TRICO Flex Watch & learn how to efficiently remove windshield wiper blades with our step-by-step instructional videos. View our videos now! TRICO Flex Blade Pinch Tab Button Arm

June
27
2022