EGR Valve: For Clean Air

Exhaust gas recirculation – or EGR for short – significantly reduces nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions. The EGR valve controls the exact quantity of exhaust gases that are...

NVH in the Car: What’s Behind It

NVH – this abbreviation is used again and again when it comes to annoying vibrations in the vehicle. But, what do these three letters stand...

Overview of the Different Timing Chain Types

Not all timing chains are the same: there are a variety of types that differ in shape and design depending on the requirements and load...

ABS Sensors: Preventing Commercial Vehicle Brakes from Jamming

ABS, ESP, ASR: Nowadays, commercial vehicles are packed with driver assistance systems. For these to function, they require data from a wide variety of sensors...

Radiator Coolant: More Than Just Antifreeze

For many vehicle owners, the perceived demands placed on the coolant in their car's cooling system are extremely low. In winter, the coolant should not...

Brake Fluid: Safety in Liquid Form

Brake fluid is an important component within a vehicle’s braking system. febi DOT 4 Plus is a fully synthetic brake fluid based on glycols. It contains oxidation...

Tips for the Safe Tightening of Wheel Bolts

Although the mounting of wheels onto a vehicle is generally self-explanatory, problems occur time and time and again in practice. The risks associated with an incorrectly tightened wheel...

Flexible Disc: How to Exchange

The reduction of noise and vibrations is important when designing a vehicle. This is intended to increase driving comfort and to reduce the forces acting upon the...

Seat Ibiza: Installation of the New Timing Chain Kit

Nowadays, it is quickly assumed that most engine problems are more electrical than mechanical, especially when the malfunction indicator light on the dashboard is activated.