Mercedes Grinding Sunroof Fix

Corey from IDParts fixes a grinding Mercedes E320 sunroof motor 

Chevy Colorado Diesel Water in Fuel Drainage

Removing water from the fuel in your truck is important to maintaining engine health--water in the fuel can severely damage components of your injection system. Water in your fuel tank can also provide an environment for fungi and bacteria to grow, which can corrode fuel lines and rubber components. If the water in the fuel light comes on, you should change your fuel filter immediately. We recommend emptying the water from your fuel system about every 5,000 miles. The procedure is detailed below.

How to Remove Wires from VW Audi Connectors

VW/Audi makes detaching wires from their connectors difficult. Here is a video to make it easier.

Ram 1500 Ecodiesel Fuel Filter Change

This video describes how to change the fuel filter on your 2014+ Ram 1500 Ecodiesel. 

Chevy Colorado Diesel Fuel Filter Change

This is a how-to on replacing the fuel filters on a 2016 Chevy Colorado diesel with the 2.8L Duramax engine. This should be done every 22,500 miles (or when your vehicle indicates it’s time on the fuel filter counter).

Chevy Colorado 2.8L Oil Change How-to

Here is a how-to on replacing the oil filter on 2016+ Chevy Colorado diesels.

Colorado Diesel Maintenance Schedule

Here is the maintenance schedule for the 2016+ Chevy Colorado diesel with the 2.8L Duramax engine! Click on the title of the article to see a larger view of the maintenance schedules.

All OM642 Service Manuals

Since 2007, the OM642 motor has been Mercedes's standby diesel engine. Here is a list of basic service intervals for this engine across models and a good guideline for service. 

Sprinter Turbo List

Here's a fitment guide for turbochargers for Sprinter vans from 2001 to today. This includes all makes--from Dodge to Freightliner to Mercedes, they all used the same types of turbos. A note on the part numbers list: it is not complete, and there might be many other part numbers for each of these turbos.

RAM 1500 Ecodiesel Approved Oils

This summer, Dodge changed the oil specifications for the Ram 1500 Ecodiesel. While we're not sure of the exact reason for the change--it could have to do with more frequent DPF regeneration--all oils must fit the following specs: