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Nissan Electronic Automatic Transmission (EAT) Diagnosis and Valve Body Replacement, Part ONE

Electrical diagnostic methodology involved with the transmission’s sensors and control solenoids and the general procedures required for successful replacement of the valve body assembly in a Nissan CVT vehicle.

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Nissan Driver Assistance Technology

Nissan vehicles are starting to feature the kind of technology we’ve been waiting for. The next step is dealing with the diagnostic and repair procedures when they turn up at our shops.

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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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VW Cooling System Conundrum

How a Seemingly Simple Radiator Replacement Leads to Three Weeks of Technician and Customer Frustrations

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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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A Thoughtful Approach to Diagnostics

A Thoughtful Approach to Diagnostics

BMW’s newer modular engines are quite complex, both in construction and operational theory, especially in the case of Gasoline Direct Injected (GDI) engines. The industry is now acutely aware of the carbon issues plaguing these GDI vehicles.

BMW Cooling System Overview

BMW Cooling System Overview

BMW cooling systems have been keeping repair technicians and enthusiasts busy for a long time. Cooling system issues almost seem like the Achilles heel for BMW vehicles as they are quite common. As far back as the E30, clogged radiators and blown coolant hoses were common.

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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