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Mass Air Flow Sensor
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Engine Mount
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    How to change engine mount / motor mount on BMW 3 (E46) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]
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    How to change engine mount / motor mount on OPEL ASTRA-G CC 1 (F48_,F08_) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]
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    How to change engine mount / motor mount on SKODA FABIA 1 (6Y5) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]
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    How to change engine mount / motor mount on VW TRANSPORTER 4 (T4) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]
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    How to change engine mount on RENAULT SYMBOL/THALIA 1 [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]
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    How to replace engine mount on MERCEDES-BENZ W211 E-Class [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]
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    How to replace engine mount on FORD FOCUS MK2 Saloon [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]
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    How to replace engine mount on PEUGEOT 307 (3H) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]
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Glow Plugs
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    How to change glow plugs on RENAULT CLIO 3 [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]
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Ignition Coil
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    How to change ignition coils on HONDA JAZZ 1 [TUTORIAL]
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    How to change ignition coils and spark plugs LEXUS GS 2 TUTORIAL | AUTODOC
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    How to change ignition coil on VW POLO 4 (9N3) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]
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    How to change ignition coil on MINI COOPER 1 (R50, R53) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]
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    How to change ignition coil on MERCEDES-BENZ С W203 [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]
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    How to change ignition coil on SKODA FABIA 1 (6Y5) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]
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    How to change ignition coil on NISSAN QASHQAI 1 (J10) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]
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    How to change ignition coil on ABARTH 500 (312) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]
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Intercooler
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    How to change intercooler on BMW 5 E60 TUTORIAL | AUTODOC
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Lambda Sensor
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    How to change lambda sensor on PEUGEOT 207 [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]
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    How to change lambda sensor on TOYOTA YARIS P1 [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]
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    How to change lambda sensor on MERCEDES-BENZ W203 C-Class [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]
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    How to change lambda sensor on OPEL MERIVA A [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]
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    How to change lambda sensor on VW GOLF 4 [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]
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Mass Air Flow Sensor
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    How to change mass air flow sensor on MERCEDES-BENZ W203 C-Class [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]
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    How to change air flow meter LEXUS GS 2 TUTORIAL | AUTODOC
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Poly V-Belt
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    How to change poly v-belt with tensioners MERCEDES-BENZ C W204 TUTORIAL | AUTODOC
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    How to change poly V-belt, idler pulley on FORD MONDEO 3 TUTORIAL | AUTODOC
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    How to change a Poly V-Belt, a tensioner pulley, a vibration damper on MERCEDES-BENZ 190 W201
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    How to change Alternator belt on MAZDA 2 DY TUTORIAL | AUTODOC
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    How to change serpentine belt / v-ribbed belt on RENAULT SCENIC 2 (JM) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]
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    How to change serpentine belt / v-ribbed belt on FIAT DOBLO 1 (223) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]
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    How to change serpentine belt / v-ribbed belt on OPEL CORSA C (F08, F68) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]
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    How to change serpentine belt / v-ribbed belt on FORD FIESTA 5 (MK6) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]
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Spark Plug
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    How to change spark plug on FORD FIESTA 5 TUTORIAL | AUTODOC
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    How to change spark plug on BMW X5 E53 TUTORIAL | AUTODOC
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    How to change a spark plug MERCEDES-BENZ S W220 TUTORIAL | AUTODOC
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    How to change spark plug on TOYOTA RAV4 TUTORIAL | AUTODOC
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    How to change spark plug on BMW 7 E65 TUTORIAL | AUTODOC
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    How to change spark plug on CHEVROLET AVEO T-250 TUTORIAL | AUTODOC
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    How to change spark plug on SUZUKI SWIFT 3 [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]
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    How to change spark plug on VW POLO 4 TUTORIAL | AUTODOC
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Thermostat
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    How to change a Thermostat on OPEL VECTRA C TUTORIAL | AUTODOC
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    How to change engine thermostat on PEUGEOT 207 [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]
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    How to change engine thermostat on OPEL MERIVA A [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]
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    How to change a control arm mounting holder BMW 3 E46 TUTORIAL | AUTODOC
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    How to change engine thermostat on VW GOLF 2 [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]
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    How to change engine thermostat on VW GOLF 4 [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]
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Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit
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    How to change Water pump on TOYOTA LAND CRUISER PRADO J150 TUTORIAL | AUTODOC
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    How to change the timing belt, tensioner pulley, and water pump on VW PASSAT B6 [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]
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    How to change timing belt kit and water pump on PEUGEOT 307 (3H) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]
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    How to change timing belt kit and water pump on FORD FIESTA JA8 [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]
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    How to change timing belt kit and water pump on RENAULT CLIO 3 [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]
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    How to change timing belt kit and water pump on SEAT IBIZA 3 6L [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]
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    How to change timing belt kit and water pump on AUDI A4 (B7) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]
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    How to change timing belt kit and water pump on VOLKSWAGEN GOLF 3 (1H1) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]
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Common questions about checking and repairing the engine

Can an engine be repaired after overheating?

If the crankshaft and cylinder head walls are destroyed, repair is not practical. In case of minor damage, elements of the cylinder-piston group have to be replaced. To prevent another overheating incident, it is necessary to fix malfunctions of the engine cooling system.

Engine restoration or replacement: which is better?

The cost of engine restoration and replacement is often the same. Engine repair is a labour- and time-consuming job. It is only advisable when individual parts are damaged. Specialists will check the entire assembly and eliminate the detected faults. Replacement of the engine assembly is carried out in case of failure of most of its parts. This procedure does not take much time. However, for vintage cars, new engines are not available. In this case, installing a used engine comes with the risk of a shorter operational life.

Is engine repair possible after water hammer damage?

Water hammer is a predssure surge that results in deformation of connecting rods and the crankshaft, and disruption of the piston stroke. The engine has to be overhauled by having the damaged parts replaced at a garage. Technicians will also check the valvetrain and, if necessary, install new components. If the cylinder head is destroyed, installation of a new power unit assembly may be required.

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