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ALL ABOUT THE DSG TRANSMISISON

What is a dSG and how do they work? With the DSG (direct-shift gearbox) transmission, a dual-clutch automatic, Volkswagen and Audi made one of the biggest

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How To Prevent Car Hacking

WAYS YOUR CAR CAN BE HACKED AND HOW TO PREVENT IT Vehicle software updates are regularly issued for a variety of reasons. Reasons include bug

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MANUAL TRANSMISSION PROBLEMS

MANUAL TRANSMISSION PROBLEMS Manual transmission issues can develop because of high mileage, abuse, or lack of proper maintenance; however, they are rather rare. Most manual

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Know Your Suspension System

Know Your Suspension System The suspension system of your car is complex and made up of many different parts. They include shock absorbers, springs, struts

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SYMPTOMS OF A FAILING CLUTCH

The clutch is a key part of a manual transmission that enables you to shift between gears. If it is not working correctly or any part of

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PETROL ENGINE vs DIESEL ENGINE

Most of today’s automobiles run on engines based on fossil fuels. Many types of engines have been developed, the two most common types of engines

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Engine repairs/overhaul

This marks the most difficult job to on a car. It is an agonizing process and tends to also be quite costly. At VAG Spec

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5 Common Audi Problems

There is very little doubt that Audis are among the best vehicles. Mechanical problems are quite rare with Audis, but like any other car types

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The All new Golf 8 GTI

Launched at the International Motor Show in Frankfurt 45 years ago, the three letters G, T and I have gone on to identify an icon.

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Faulty Oil Cooler

This customer’s vehicle was towed into our workshop after she found that there is oil mixing with the coolant in the coolant bottle. The oil

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Steering Rack problems

  The steering rack system utilized in many modern vehicles is a rack and pinion steering system. The rack is a bar parallel to the

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Turbo Failure

Turbo Failure:   Adding a turbo to a vehicle’s engine is a highly effective way of massively increasing its power. In simple terms, a turbo

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Faulty Pistons

Pistons: A short intro Pistons are the very heart of the reciprocating internal combustion engine, which is why they are often called the “piston engine.”

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Volkswagen: Short history

Volkswagen: How it began Volkswagen is a car company originally from Germany. The word Volkswagen means “People’s car” in German. It was started in the

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CV joints- Important info

  CV joints: You should know the following   Constant-velocity joints, also known as CV joints, allow a drive shaft to transmit power through a

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Typical tyre problems

  Typical tyre problems: Heres all you should know Improper tyre alignment can cause your tyres to wear unevenly and prematurely. Common irregular tyre tread

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Timing belt

  Timing belt: without timing you are going nowhere The timing belt, or also known as a cam belt, is an internal engine component and

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DSG gearbox: Fast shifters

DSG Gearbox DSG stands for: Direkt-Schalt-Getriebe or as we know it, Direct Shift Gearbox. We can treat it as two manual gearboxes working alternatively but

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Identify faulty spark plugs

Spark plugs: A part related to the ignition coil we have discussed, is the spark plug. Spark plugs are electrical gadgets that fit into your

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Faulty ignition coils

Faulty Ignition coils:   Faulty Ignition coils are an electronic engine management component that are part of the vehicle’s ignition system. The function of the

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