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Audi Crankcase Ventilation and Secondary Air Injection

Audi Crankcase Ventilation and Secondary Air Injection

Vehicle emissions control devices have been in use for more than half a century. The crankcase ventilation system was one of the first emissions systems used on cars.

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derFix June 2018

derFix June 2018

In this issue: VW 01M Speed Sensors; Audi Climate Control Systems; Understanding Porsche Brakes; DoIP, Part 1; VW City Golf 2.0L BEV Engine Mysteries; Audi Fuel Systems; VW Golf Trunk Floor Replacement

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Volkswagen Golf Trunk Floor Replacement

Volkswagen Golf Trunk Floor Replacement

The sectioning and replacement procedures for the trunk floor of a 2015 and newer Golf differ from those for prior year models. The new procedures take into account Volkswagen design changes that improve trunk floor reinforcement and corrosion protection. Here you’ll find our tips extracted from the factory-approved repair procedures.

June 2018 | Reply Read More
Audi Fuel Systems

Audi Fuel Systems

With increasing fuel economy standards, modern Audis include technologies to increase fuel efficiency and power. This begins with the fuel supply system, as it directly affects vehicle driving dynamics and efficiency.

June 2018 | Reply Read More
Mysteries With the 2.0L BEV Engine with Automatic Transmission in 2007 VW City Golf

Mysteries With the 2.0L BEV Engine with Automatic Transmission in 2007 VW City Golf

This City Golf has an unusual engine configuration and not very common unless the least expensive Golf was purchased at the dealer. This specific Golf does not have the TFSI engine, but rather has the 2.0L port injected engine.

June 2018 | Reply Read More
DoIP, Part 01 (Diagnostics over Internet Protocol)

DoIP, Part 01 (Diagnostics over Internet Protocol)

Diagnostics over Internet Protocol (DoIP) is a new high speed diagnostic/data transfer standard for modern automotive applications.

June 2018 | Reply Read More
Understanding Porsche Brakes

Understanding Porsche Brakes

The lightweight feature of the vehicles only made the huge braking systems more effective for the so-called “giant killer” known simply as the “356.”

June 2018 | Reply Read More
Audi Climate Control Systems

Audi Climate Control Systems

It’s that time of year again! Time to drag out the A/C refrigerant machine and get out your UV glasses. The summer heat puts modern vehicles to the test for keeping drivers comfortable. Climate control plays a critical role in keeping Audi drivers both comfortable and safe while operating their vehicles.

June 2018 | Reply Read More
VW 01M Speed Sensors

VW 01M Speed Sensors

We had this unusual case with a 2000 Beetle 2.0L with the 01M 4-speed automatic transmission. This particular transmission is also used in the Golf/Jetta versions and we still see them in service. The “unusual” part to this transmission mystery isn’t the transmission itself; it’s how it ended up at the repair facility.

June 2018 | Reply Read More
derFix February 2018

derFix February 2018

In this issue: Audi Care and Feeding of Audi Suspension Systems; Audi Sunrroof Service; Porsche Turbocharging Porsches — When and Why; Volkswagen Driver Assistance Systems; Volkswagen Fasteners; Volkswagen Engine Oil Leak

February 2018 | Reply Read More
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