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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

Preventing Gear Tooth Failure – What to Note When Replacing the Clutch

Today, we are reporting on an interesting case from a garage, where they replaced the dual mass flywheel and the clutch on a customer’s vehicle. Unfortunately, the vehicle suffered another breakdown due to clutch damage shortly after leaving the garage. When disassembling the vehicle, it was noticed that the hub profile of the clutch disc …

February
18
2022

Brakes: What’s that squeaking noise?

Workshop professionals know that squeaking brakes don’t always mean something serious. A closer look at the braking system is nevertheless necessary, especially after a brake repair. For the devil sometimes lurks in the details. If a customer comes to your workshop with squeaking brakes, this usually means that you start searching for clues as to …

February
15
2022

Dayco – Powersports Belt Maintenance

Powersports Belt Maintenance

February
14
2022

Engine Components and Filters damage

MAHLE is a leading development partner and supplier of engine components and systems as well as filters for the automotive industry. In close cooperation with engine and vehicle manufactures, MAHLE engineers develop high-quality products worldwide. The same high-quality guidelines also apply to spare parts for the aftermarket. Numerous checks during and after production guarantee the …

February
11
2022

Convert self-levelling suspension to normal dampers

The self-levelling suspension on the rear axle via so-called Nivomat shock absorbers is almost exclusively reserved for estate cars – as well as some vans and SUVs. The components do not require any additional electronics and “pump” the car up to normal height after only a short distance, regardless of the load. The energy required …

February
10
2022

Safety tips for working on Hybrid Cars

5 safety tips to consider when working on hybrid cars!

February
8
2022

How to inspect ball joint for looseness

Critical Component A key part of a vehicle’s suspension system, ball joints allow the suspension to move up and down, and the wheels to turn left and right. Keeping the ball joints in proper working order is crucial to a vehicle’s overall performance. Ball joint looseness can cause alignment issues that affect handling and tire …

February
4
2022

Checking the Vehicle electrical systems & surfaces

Rough engine running and noises when starting or switching off the engine are in some cases too quickly associated with a possible dual-mass flywheel (DMF) defect. Often though the cause of these faults can be found in an unexpected place – in the vehicle electrical system. In this workshop tip we look at this issue …

February
1
2022

Oil Consumption: What Is Normal?

Having to pull over because a warning light appears on the dashboard? The oil light may come on at the most inconvenient times. This pesky light can indicate, among other things, that the oil level is too low. But it can also indicate an abnormal oil pressure, a clogged oil filter, a malfunctioning oil pump …

January
28
2022