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.
Power upgrades are more difficult to come by for the newer TDIs (2009+). Upgraded injectors are rare, and turbo upgrade options are limited. This article lists some things you can do to give your TDI a little more oomph.
So far, how-to and repair videos for the common rail TDIs (2009-2014) are few and far between. We recently did a brake change on our 2010 Sportwagen and decided to post links other good how-to and repair videos as well. How-To: Change Sportwagen/Jetta/Golf Rear Brakes DSG Service How-To For cars with an automatic direct shift ...
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.
We show you how to put the idparts Winter Front on your A5 Jetta TDI. The winter front fits 2005-2010 Jetta sedans, plus the 2009 Sportwagen. Installation only takes a minute & the winter front will help your engine warm up and limit intercooler icing, a common problem with TDIs in the winter months.