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This Is What Makes Bilstein Shock Absorbers So Great

Posted by Michael Hurczyn
on Oct 25, 2017
The technology is simpler than you might think.... Read more

Topics: BMW, Volvo, Mercedes, VW, Saab, Land Rover, Porsche

Surprise VW Rabbit Repair

Posted by Kyle Bascombe
on Jul 22, 2017
  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 ... Read more

Topics: Culture, Video, VW

TSI Oil Change DIY

Posted by Gareth Foley
on Feb 2, 2017
I may be the BMW Catalog Manager at FCP Euro but my better half happens to own a Volkswagen. I changed the oil on this vehicle at home with ... Read more

Topics: Do-It-Yourself, Audi, VW

Dealing with Low Oil Pressure On a VW CC TSI

Posted by Kyle Bascombe
on Feb 1, 2017
I see cars in terrible condition every week. When I think I’ve seen it all, I realize that I truly haven't. This week it’s a VW CC, TSI 2.0T ... Read more

Topics: Do-It-Yourself, VW

How to Install Engine Mounts (VW/Audi)

Posted by David Fresne
on Jul 22, 2015
A common failure point in the VW/Audi family are the engine mounts. In order to reduce NVH (noise, vibration, and harshness) transmitted ... Read more

Topics: Do-It-Yourself, Audi, VW

How to Replace Front Brakes on a Volkswagen CC/Passat (Genuine VW)

Posted by Alex Fiehl
on Apr 9, 2015
After a full winter of hibernation, the shudder in my VW's braking system was not going to go away on its own. After 23,000mi the rotors ... Read more

Topics: Do-It-Yourself, VW

How to Replace VW & Audi Ignition Coil Packs (2.0 FSI/TSI)

Posted by Alex Fiehl
on Apr 2, 2015
A Volkswagen will need two things throughout its life: fuel, and ignition coils.... Read more

Topics: Do-It-Yourself, Audi, VW

FCP Euro - Expansion of VW Audi Online Parts Catalog

Posted by Dave Greco
on Mar 13, 2015
Milford, CT, March 12, 2015 --(PR.com)-- FCPEuro has announced the expansion of the Audi catalog with a focus on building out the main ... Read more

Topics: Miscellaneous, Audi, Parts, VW

How to Upgrade a Volkswagen/Audi Valve Cover Gasket (Mk1/Mk2/4000)

Posted by Chris Stovall
on Feb 6, 2015
A very common oil leak on any older VW is the valve cover gasket, but using the original parts is not always the best course of action. The ... Read more

Topics: Audi, VW

Here's How A Volkswagen/Audi EVAP System Works

Posted by Chris Stovall
on Nov 4, 2014
Have you ever left your gas cap off and got a check engine light? It happens to the best of us, don't be afraid to admit it. Why does the ... Read more

Topics: Audi, VW

VW/Audi Cooling System Diagnosis

Posted by Chris Stovall
on Oct 8, 2014
Diagnosing a cooling system on your Volkswagen or Audi is easier than you think. Using a few tools that are cheap and readily available, ... Read more

Topics: Do-It-Yourself, Audi, VW

How to DIY Replace CV Axle Boots on an Audi/VW

Posted by Chris Stovall
on Oct 2, 2014
Axles are an item that are replaced all too often, when they can be repaired nine times out of ten. Just because your CV boots are torn and ... Read more

Topics: Audi, VW

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