Audi A6 LIN: Alarm Failure and LIN Sound Battery Parasite (Part 1 & 2)

This topic is covered in a short series. Parts 1 and 2 will discuss how to find a possible parasite within a scan and how to measure a parasite after repairs.

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Audi FSI No Start and Suspension Faults

Break the list of controller faults into sections and in order of importance. Primary on the list is the no start condition.

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Misleading Volkswagen Golf Valve Timing Faults

When the faults change mid stream and point to a possible deep repair.

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Body Shop Mistakes – As If, Part 2 & 3

The Victim: 2008 Touareg with VR6 FSI

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Porsche Intermediate Shaft Bearings

There are more similarities than differences between the M96 and M97 engines.

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VW Body Shop Mistakes – As If, Part 1

The Victim: 2008 Touareg with VR6 FSI

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Volkswagen Touareg 09D with Tiptronic Shifter

The victim is a 2008 Touareg with VR6 FSI, 09D automatic with 4-wheel drive

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Audi TT DSG Transmission Basic Settings

Slow response with shifting engagement in P and R, and also the shift program seemed sluggish, slipping, and somewhat lazy.

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Is Traction Control Active?

2017 Jetta from a northern community is used to install a traction control switch with the accompanying harness.

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2002 Audi A6 Quattro Transmission Oil Seal Leak “Wrong Parts”

Repair the transmission oil leak correctly the second time.

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Audi Driveline and C-V Boots

Audi Driveline and C-V Boots

The drivelines of modern Audi vehicles are integral components for propulsion. Without a way to properly transmit power from the engine to the wheels, you’re going nowhere!

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Porsche Oil Scavenging Systems

Porsche Oil Scavenging Systems

If the quantity of oil being burned is excessive it can quickly foul those new plugs. The result may not be just a misfire warning, but now possible catalytic converter efficiency codes and maybe lean mixture codes.

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Audi Rear Main Seal/Oil Leaks

Audi Rear Main Seal/Oil Leaks

A poorly sealed engine will leak oil, which can create a multitude of issues. When oil leaks are left unchecked, damage to additional components sets in.

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The DVOM and Signatures

The DVOM and Signatures

Gone are the days of using a DVOM to check on/off switches and the devices they control. There’s more information than you may think in the digital electronic signatures of today’s advanced on/off devices. Here’s what those numbers actually mean.

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An Inside Look at Porsche Transmissions

An Inside Look at Porsche Transmissions

The manual transmissions used in late-model Porsches are precision devices that provide excellent performance and service life. Here’s what you need to know when overhaul time comes around.

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