Category Archives: Workshop

2.0 TDI Audi A3 Clutch noise?

Earlier this year a major service was carried out by our Service Technician on this Audi A3. Our Technician had initially road tested the car and reported a noise from the gearbox area.  His job card recorded “possible dual mass flywheel needs further investigation”.  On collection of the car this was documented to the customer. Some five months after the Continue Reading...
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Audi A6 camera system fault – only months out of warranty

Our Master Technician was presented with a frustrating camera problem a couple of months ago.  The complaint was explained by the customer.  “When I select reverse the camera shows the reverse image of the car for a couple of seconds then it goes out”.       The car was reversed into the workshop and the problem demonstrated. Sure enough, the onboard Continue Reading...
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We thought it was just German Cars that had this problem

  These are images taken from a Vauxhall Astra Diesel with an EGR (Exhaust Gas Recirculation) valve fault the RAC man had an involvement with during the last 2 weeks.  The carbon build up is caused by predominantly using cheap fuel, dirty oil (not change & flushed regularly) low mileage usage (short journeys) and the engine not getting to running Continue Reading...
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