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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.

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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.

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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

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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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Understanding Volkswagen and Audi Driver Assistance Systems

Understanding Volkswagen and Audi Driver Assistance Systems

What is here and now, but also what is in the future for many Volkswagen models. The same technology will, and is being used within the Volkswagen group that includes Audi, Porsche, Bentley and Lamborghini.

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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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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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Audi Suspension Systems Design and Diagnosis

Audi Suspension Systems Design and Diagnosis

The suspension design of any vehicle plays a large role in ensuring safety, handling, and performance. Audi has this quality in spades.

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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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