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.
First, let’s get this out of the way: Fuel injectors are a wear item on all diesels, including the VE, or rotary pump TDIs sold in North America from 1996 through 2003. Although projected wear rates vary, by the time your TDI approaches a quarter million miles, odds are the nozzles are worn and the ...
We get calls all the time from customers looking to change their springs, shocks, or struts because of a noise or suspension problem. Often times, though, another smaller (and much cheaper) suspension component has failed. In this article, we run through some of the more minor components of the suspension and symptoms of their failure.
We answer frequently asked questions about automatic transmission fluid, like, when does it need to be changed and what fluid type is required. That all depends on what model you have, read more to learn what your VW needs.
Biodiesel is an exciting alternative fuel that can be used as a supplement to traditional diesel fuel that offers dramatically lower emissions and is renewable. But, running it isn’t always simple. This guide overviews some biodiesel basics and which cars should or should not use biodiesel.