Kyle Bascombe

Kyle is the Technical Support Lead for FCP Euro and has been with the company since 2014. He has been in the Automotive industry for 6 years and brings an invaluable amount of knowledge to FCP. Prior to joining FCP, Kyle was a private business owner and found FCP Euro while looking to source the highest quality European parts for his customers. Kyle can be reached at

Recent Posts

Here's What Happened At The 2018 Supplier Training Expo

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  It was eventful from the moment we boarded the plane....

CTEK battery tenders. Don't risk being stranded!

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If you're leaving your car unattended for any length of time, it's always a good idea to ensure your battery is properly maintained.  Rather than disconnecting the battery or removing it from the ...

Mercedes Electronic Steering Lock Failure - Part Two

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In Part One of this series I introduced you to a fairly common failure point with late model Mercedes C and E class vehicles. The electronic steering lock or ESL failure will prevent your vehicle ...

Mercedes Electronic Steering Lock Failure - Part One

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One of the most disconcerting things that can occur is turning the key in your ignition and getting absolutely no response from your vehicle. For owners of Mercedes C-class and E-class vehicles, this ...

Surprise VW Rabbit Repair

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  Here at FCP Euro, we like to take care of everyone, especially those who are a part of the family. One of those family members is our resident photographer Ralph Rodriguez who has been with us ...

Techna-Fit Stainless Steel Brake Lines at FCP Euro

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I’ve recently added Techna-Fit stainless brake lines to our online Mercedes catalog as a quality alternative to the original equipment brake hoses we offer. Stainless steel lines are designed to ...

How to Replace a Seat Memory Switch in an E-Class (W211/W219)

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One of the biggest nuisances associated with getting in a W211 or 219 are sticky, inoperable switches. The most common sticky switches are for the seat memory and Airmatic. Today we will be replacing ...

Audi Brake System Inspection - Audi A8

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You don’t think about your brake system until it stops functioning. Unfortunately by then it might be too late. The purpose of this short series of articles is to give you the DIY’er a guide to ...

Dealing with Low Oil Pressure On a VW CC TSI

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I see cars in terrible condition every week and just when I think I’ve seen it all, I realize that I truly haven't....

How to Replace the Oil on your Volvo S60 (P3 Chassis)

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Changing your own engine oil is the perfect Saturday Morning DIY project that every owner should perform on their own vehicle. When you perform your own service you get the satisfaction of knowing ...

Auxiliary Fan Troubleshooting? Check this first (Audi A6)

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I recently acquired an Audi A6 Avant and one of the first things I noticed was the Air Conditioning system was not functioning. I checked the refrigerant level and it was low so I charged the system, ...

Mercedes-Benz Belt Service Tips & DIY - E63 AMG V8

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When you are driving and lose power steering, and you see that alternator light appear, it's a serious gut check - a legitimate oh shit moment. You very quickly assess the situation and know you have ...

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