Engine Mechanical

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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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.

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Volkswagen Fasteners Beyond Length and Thread Count

Volkswagen Fasteners Beyond Length and Thread Count

Threaded fasteners — It’s not just length and thread count! Tips for decision-making about non-reusable bolts and joining technologies.

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Turbocharging Porsches — When and Why

Turbocharging Porsches — When and Why

Turbocharing may seem synonymous with Porche cars, but it was preceded long before it had been made popular by Porche. Read about turbocharger history, basic designs and select Porche models.

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Tiguan Engine Oil Leak

Tiguan Engine Oil Leak

2009 Volkswagen Tiguan; 2.0L TFSI Automatic Transmission AWD; Crankshaft seal “unglued itself”

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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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Porsche Coil Considerations

Porsche Coil Considerations

Spark generation has gone high-tech

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Porsche Engine Rebuild

Porsche Engine Rebuild

What to do when the pistons “just ain’t fitting”…

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A Look Inside the 2.0L TSI Engine with its Chain-Driven Cams, Balance Shafts, & VVT

A Look Inside the 2.0L TSI Engine with its Chain-Driven Cams, Balance Shafts, & VVT

Balance shafts and variable valve timing help enhance smoothness, performance, and economy.

September 2015 | Reply Read More
Volkswagen Turbo Straight Injection, Part 1 – Power and Networks

Volkswagen Turbo Straight Injection, Part 1 – Power and Networks

This series of hands-on articles will give you the real-world diagnostic and repair information you need to handle VW vehicles so equipped. This time we’ll look at power, the network, and some preliminary testing.

September 2015 | Reply Read More
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