While it might look cool, smoke is actually just unburned fuel. Smoke means you aren’t taking advantage of all the power and efficiency of your TDI. If your TDI smokes under medium or heavy acceleration, and/or feels underpowered at low RPMs, here is a list of things to check.—
Manufacturers are increasingly switching to brake pads using so-called “ceramic” or “ceramic technology”. This latest evolution in pad design offers many benefits, but also can have some downsides. Here is what you need to know about ceramic brake pads.
All brake pads sold in the United States are supposed to have a DOT rating for friction stamped or printed on the pad. If you understand these ratings you can be sure you are choosing a pad that meets your standards for performance.
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.