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Monthly Archives: June 2017

Audi VW 2.0 TSI Cam Bridge Screen Problem

Audi VW 2.0 TSI Cam Bridge Screen Problem

As we discussed in an earlier post, the Volkswagen Audi 2.0 TSI engines from 2008-2012 with engine code CCTA, CBFA, CAEB and CPMA originally came with an inferior chain tensioner. The aforementioned article discusses what the failure of this component entails and our recommended actions in order to avoid potential catastrophic engine failure that could cost you thousands of dollars. In this article, we'll narrow our focus onto one of the persistent problems often associated with these TSI engine issues and discuss a specific part: the cam bridge. What a cam bridge is The cam bridge's relationship to the camshafts is that it's accountable for dispensing oil lubrication to them. Inside the cam bridge lies a very small aperture with a component, the purpose of which is to regulate oil pressure to the c ... read more

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Important! Maintenance Notes To Know As a Mercedes Owner

Important! Maintenance Notes To Know As a Mercedes Owner

Do you want to keep your Mercedes Benz in peak driving condition for as long as possible? Unless you don’t like protecting your investments, the answer is an obvious and emphatic YES. Your Mercedes comes with an owners manual which suggests/recommends a specified maintenance interval you must adhere to in order to provide your investment with the proper care it needs to be the best possible driving machine it can for as long as possible. However, you must take several factors into consideration before you follow this recommendation from the manual to the tee. You may own the same Mercedes as the next driver, with the exact same amount mileage, but your circumstances are not necessarily as identical as these surface-level facts might imply. Therefore, the maintenance intervals between you and the other owner could very well be very different. The ... read more

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The Porsche Cayenne Break-In Period

The Porsche Cayenne Break-In Period

A great investment requires great care. By purchasing a Porsche Cayenne, you’ve made a substantial investment in acquiring an iconic, high-performance, head-turning machine, and you must be vigilant in your efforts to protect your investment. But as an owner of a Porsche, the concept of maintenance can feel intimidating, and you may think it’s something to be left for repair and maintenance shops specializing in Porsche, like us at MINHS Automotive. But that’s only partially true. While the expertise & services we as a shop provide are invaluable for maintaining and repairing your Porsche, that does not mean you as the owner do not have an active role in increasing your car’s lifespan and keeping any potential problems at bay. The first step towards keeping your Porsche Cayenne in peak driving condition is breaking it in properly. Below ar ... read more

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