Electrical

derFix November 2018

derFix November 2018

In this issue Keys to Diagnosing Audi Electrical Shorts Evolution of Porsche Oiling Systems Part 2 DoIP Part 2 Dealing With Audi Carbon Buildup An Inside Look at Porsche Transmissions The DVOM and Signatures Out of the Box EVAP with a “Magic Wand”

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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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Keys to Diagnosing Audi Electrical Shorts

Keys to Diagnosing Audi Electrical Shorts

Electrical consumers working in unison to properly function can put quite a load on the vehicle’s electrical system, which at times can struggle to keep up with the demand.

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Audi Sunroof Service

Audi Sunroof Service

Sunroofs have become standard equipment on all Audis. Many models also offer a larger, panormamic option. And, in addition to a panoramic size, motorized sun shades are available to increase comfort. Learn about safety features and what to look for when repairing an Audi sunroof.

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derFix November 2017

derFix November 2017

In this issue: Audi Electro-Mechanical Parking Brake System; Audi Maintenance Tips; Porsche Coil Considerations; Porsche Engine Rebuild; VW Coding Mysteries; VW Wire Harness; VW A/C Lubricant & Refrigerant

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VW Wire Harness Inspection and Repair

VW Wire Harness Inspection and Repair

The wiring harness that connects every system of a modern VW works like the central nervous system of a body, connecting every part of the vehicle to critical systems.

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VW Coding Mysteries

VW Coding Mysteries

This is what happens to vehicles when repair facilities do not have the proper tools and training when addressing customer complaints.

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Keeping Volkswagen Keyless Entry on Track

Keeping Volkswagen Keyless Entry on Track

Volkswagen’s keyless entry system, KESSY, is cool stuff, but still needs a little TLC now and then.

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Goodbye Cable!  Volkswagen’s Throttle-by-Wire

Goodbye Cable! Volkswagen’s Throttle-by-Wire

This state-of-the-art system has been around for a while. You should know how it works. Today’s technician also needs to know how this system integrates into the big picture of engine management. Let’s also look in to the need for proper connections in this system. Throttle-by-wire made its first appearance in Volkswagen vehicles in 1999 […]

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CAN We Do This?

CAN We Do This?

The CAN concept has made our lives easier by connecting all the computers in the car in a network we can access with a scan tool. But what do we do when you cannot communicate with one or several of those computers?

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