Volkswagen Engine Rattle Not Just a Noise But a Serious Problem

There is an issue plaguing Volkswagen 2.0 engines (with and without turbo) from years 2008-2013 which can happen at any mileage and at any time. The sound is a rattle that is heard just after the engine is started. The technical background on this issue is that the timing chain tension has lost its ability to keep the tension and the slack causes the rattle in the engine. Thus, the timing chain may jump, causing the engine not to start. Continue reading

Audi and VW Radiators Overheating

The radiator is a critical part of any water-cooled engine. It serves as the heat exchanger between the engine and the environment. It works by cooling the water that has been heated while circulating in the engine’s water jacket. The … Continue reading