Does your 2015 Jetta TDI show “AdBlue Range 1500 Miles” on the instrument cluster? If so, it is time to refill the AdBlue/DEF tank! Refilling your Jetta with AdBlue is easy and inexpensive. What is AdBlue? Read more in our AdBlue/DEF 101 Article. Want to check your AdBlue Level? Read our Guide to Checking AdBlue/DEF ...
We recently switched to ROWE (pronounced Row-Va) motor oils and transmission fluids and we are thrilled with the results. Everything from the packaging to the performance has been superior to other brands we’ve used in the past.
Last week we attended the 25th anniversary Automechanika in Frankfurt, Germany. This is a huge and exciting show. How huge? All we can say is after attending this show for the first time two years ago, the SEMA show in Las Vegas seemed small. The event expected 133,000 visitors and 5,000 exhibitors across 12 buildings ...
Having trouble getting replacement plugs to work on your Grand Cherokee CRD? You probably were sold the wrong plugs. Even though it shares the same engine, the Grand Cherokee CRD uses a different plug than the Mercedes models.
Part of owning a high mileage or older diesel is dealing with oil leaks. It is said that you can tell that a diesel is running because it is leaking oil. If you are chasing down oil leaks, here are some common sources to check.
Most modern vehicles have clutched or so called one-way or decoupler pulleys. Proper operation of these pulleys is vital to alternator health and the health of other components, especially the serpentine belt tensioner.
Replacing an alternator pulley without removing the alternator requires skill, the right tools and a cooperative engine bay design. We’ve compiled a list of VW diesels that we work on and listed how difficult it is to replace the pulley with the alternator still installed in the vehicle.
If you are experiencing limp mode after replacing the oil cooler seals on your OM642 engine in the Jeep Grand Cherokee CRD, Sprinter Vans or Mercedes BlueTEC models the good news is that it is probably an easy fix.