Category Archives: Workshop

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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Audi A3 2.0 TDI – Black Diesel

Audi A3 2.0 TDI – Service 69K miles The customer with this vehicle requested a Major service on his car as it had not been running smooth on his trip from Nottingham to Sheffield of late. Our technician carried out the service replacing all the necessary filters. But on removal of the fuel filter element found containments of sludge partially Continue Reading...
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Audi A4 2.0 TDI Timing Belt – Close shave!

Our timing belt specialist removed this timing belt from a 2007 Audi A4 2.0 TDI recently! The technician was carrying out a service on the car before the customer and his family were due to go on holiday down to the South coast.  During the repair our technician had contacted the customer and advised that there was no reference to Continue Reading...
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