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Porsche Intermediate Shaft Bearings

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

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Diagnosing Nissan Ignition System Problems with CONSULT III Plus and an Oscilloscope

Fundamentals of the ignition coil haven’t changed much, but the approach to diagnosing an ignition problem today has been enhanced by utilizing some of the advanced tools we’ll be talking about in this article.

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VW Body Shop Mistakes – As If, Part 1

The Victim: 2008 Touareg with VR6 FSI

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Mercedes-Benz Module Updates Do Fix Shifting and Slipping Problems

We present some cases where problems were solved with control unit updates or replacements.

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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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Nissan Electronic Automatic Transmission Diagnosis and Valve Body Replacement: Part Two

In this month’s article, Transmission Diagnosis and Valve Body Replacement Part Two, we continue the discussion of transmission diagnostics and replacement from Part One, with a focus on the relearning functions and steps required to successfully complete a transmission repair or replacement on Nissan vehicles.

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Mercedes-Benz Assist Systems

Helping the driver down the road to autonomous

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Mercedes-Benz Regenerative Braking in Hybrids and EVs

Why not route wasted energy back into the battery pack? Brake linings will last and last!

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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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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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Volvo Fuel Systems

Volvo Fuel Systems

Volvo engines have been fuel injected for many years, but the fuel injection system has changed a bit. We will go over different systems used through the years, how to maintain these systems, and the various problems that might occur.

“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.

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.

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