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Soft Tops

Cabriolets have always represented a challenge in car bodies.

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Tips and Tricks with a 2008 Audi A6 3.2L No Crank/No Start

Did you ever wonder how things can get so out of hand?

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Electrical Issues Case Studies

All of us have to be aware of the sensitive nature of the rolling computer complex that represents today’s vehicles.

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This Audi Diagnosis Was Bad Timing for All

There’s usually only one big driveability problem that prompted the customer to visit your shop.

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2009 Tiguan 2.0L Fuel Pressure Error

Primary complaint: oil leak at the high pressure fuel pump. With a new seal on the pump the engine was very difficult to start and often didn’t or repeatedly stalled.

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The Nissan LEAF e-Pedal

The Nissan LEAF combines hydraulic braking, regenerative braking, and traditional accelerator technology into one device: the e-Pedal. You’ll have to keep the system calibrated so key components can function together.

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derFix November 2019

In this issue: 2005 Jetta 2.5L PCV/Vacuum Leak • Getting to Know Mr. Mezger, Part 2 • 2009 Tiguan 2.0L Fuel Pressure Error • This Audi Diagnosis Was Bad Timing for All • VW and Audi Ignition Coils • Tips and Tricks with a 2008 Audi A6 3.2L No Crank/No Start

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Pre- and Post-Repair Scanning for Restoration to Pre-accident Condition

Use pre- and post-repair scanning to learn which Advanced Driver Assist Systems (ADAS) are on the vehicle, what fault codes have been stored, and how to avoid a few diagnostic rabbit holes.

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Getting to Know Mr. Mezger, Part 2 – Evolution into Water Cooling

The air-cooled Porsche Mezger engine proved its worth for years. Water cooling extended its life even further.

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Promote Shop EV Service Readiness!

As BMW begins rolling out several new models of its advanced EVs, why not make everybody who visits your shop aware of your readiness to be right on top of the new EVs.

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“The BMW Effect”

“The BMW Effect”

Twenty five years after BMW came to the United States with full scale manufacturing, service and support, its entrance is known as “The BMW Effect.”

Engine Oil: Decoding the alphabet soup

Engine Oil: Decoding the alphabet soup

Today the choice of engine oil is not a simple exercise, even within a single marque like BMW. Different engine families have different requirements, and those requirements are spelled out in great detail in BMW service literature.

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