Oil consumption due to unfavourable turbocharger operating conditions
If a turbocharger is losing engine oil via the intake or exhaust gas port, this usually means the pressure equilibrium is impaired due to problems with the oil/gas return line. Find out how this can happen in our new article in Technipedia.
The difference between swirl flaps and tumble flaps
Intake manifolds from Pierburg, as used in modern petrol and diesel vehicles, often have swirl flaps or tumble flaps in the inlet ports. What is the difference? You can find a detailed description here.
World Cup prediction game: prizes worthy of champions up for grabs!
Who will win the World Cup? Who will be the top scorer? Answer these and other additional questions and predict the outcome of each individual World Cup game – fantastic prizes are up for grabs for the most successful entrants. Click here to go to...
Quarterly report: Significant increase in turnover
2018 started particularly well for Motorservice. Turnover increased by 11% to 92 mill. EUR, mainly due to sales with products from the company’s own brands Kolbenschmidt and Pierburg. The operative result also increased, from 7 mill. EUR in the...
Oil consumption due to leaks in the intake systems and faulty air filters
Find out why maintenance work is required on air filters, whether they can be blown out or whether they would be damaged in the process and what happens when the intake air isn’t filtered correctly in our new article in Technipedia.
Failure of secondary air pump due to jammed relay
There is a burnt smell from the engine compartment and the electrical contacts of the secondary air pump are charred. Many of these conditions indicate that the secondary air pump has failed due to overstressing. For detailed information on this...
Damage to engine bearings due to the influence of particles
Read about how foreign bodies can enter an engine bearing, when the bearing has to be replaced in the event of damage and what you need to remember during mounting in our article in the Technipedia.