Kyle Bascombe

Kyle is the Mercedes Catalog Manager at FCP Euro and has been with the company since 2014.

Recent Posts

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 ...

FCP Euro – Expansion of Mercedes Online Parts Catalog

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As I continue to build out the Mercedes Product catalog I want to highlight some of the most recent changes that have been made in our Oil Change, Brake, Ignition, Transmission and ...

How ABS Systems & Sensors Work

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Anti-lock brakes have been a staple of automotive safety for the last twenty years. Not only is it federally mandated, but it's difficult to find a vehicle without it. Driving with anti-lock brakes ...

How to Replace an ABS Sensor on a BMW Z4 (PEX)

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Got ten minutes? What about an illuminated ABS light? If so, that's all it usually takes to replace an ABS sensor on most European vehicles. Not only can this adversely impact braking performance and ...

Deciphering European Car Option Codes

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Factory options decoders are extremely helpful tools that take the guesswork out of selecting the proper components for a vehicle. For BMW, Mercedes and Audi vehicles, there are some publicly ...

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