Tech Blog

September 24, 2020

Major Causes of DPF Failures

Not everyone knows what a DPF (Diesel Particulate Filter) is, but people that have replaced them certainly would because of the big dollars that it cost them to replace.

September 24, 2020

VAG 2.0L TFSI Oil Consumption

The VAG (Volkswagen / Audi Group) 2.0L TFSI is one of the most popular in their range but also the engine with the most oil consumption problems.

September 24, 2020

Prevent Engine Sludge

We often hear about engines “Sludging Up” or having a buildup of carbon and burnt oil in the smaller areas inside the engine. This can generally be a result of two things – Poor quality oil and/or Ext...

September 24, 2020

No Oil Pressure, No worries

What is the longest time an engine can last with zero oil pressure? Not very long if you ask me.

September 24, 2020

DPF Near Death Experience

At their core, Diesel Particulate Filters (DPF) are a good idea. These cylinder-like, exhaust system devices capture the diesel’s harmful soot particles, then periodically burn them off in a high-temp...

September 24, 2020

Why you should never attempt to go beyond your Service interval

So many European cars now can go up to 30,000kms between service intervals. But does this mean we should or can we leave it that long between a technician seeing your car? Saving money in the short te...

September 24, 2020

The DIY Oil Change

Many people now days have considered changing their own oils and becoming a DIY mechanic by attempting to service their cars. Is it worth it?

September 24, 2020

Modern Oil Viscosity

Whether you revere or reject it, the advancing technologies of modern society are saturating every aspect of our lives. Most people are eager to have the latest smartphone, TV or voice-activated devic...

September 24, 2020

Fuel Contamination

Is there an invisible enemy in your fuel tank? And how do you defend against something you can’t easily see? Liqui Moly Fuel Additives are your excess free insurance policy against Fuel Contamination...

September 24, 2020

Why my fuel choice is important

The demands of modern engines and the development of ethanol fuels has made things a little confusing for people as to what you should be putting in at the bowser. But it really is quite simple and ca...

September 24, 2020

Timing Chains Death Rattle

I’m sure some of us are familiar with the sounds an engine makes on a daily basis. But when our engines start making a “rattling” sound, it can be cause for concern.

September 17, 2020

OEM VS. PERFORMANCE

Car manufacturers are in a quandary when it comes to the parts fitted in areas such as the engine, electronics, exhaust, and suspension.

September 02, 2020

OIL SLUDGE

Do you own a car? If so you might be interested to know that there is a good chance your engine is currently filled with thick oil sludge and contaminates that are actively deteriorating your engine’s...

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