At least once a week we get a telephone call from a prospective customer asking us for a comparison quote for a replacement part. A part they have been told needs replacing because, in many cases, a mechanic has plugged in their magic diagnosis machine and after a little witchcraft the machine has announced that the Diesel Particulate Filter is faulty, or perhaps it is the fuel rail or some other component. Continue reading “Between the lines…”
Modern day vehicle diagnosis is a minefield. Just ask any Old School mechanic and with a tear in their eye and a faraway look on their face they’ll talk about points and carburetors and grease nipples.
Here at Van Der Veer’s we’re not intimidated by the modern Continue reading “Safety -v- Comfort”
Those of you who are familiar with our little business up here in The Pennines will know that for several years the N47 diesel engine has monopolized our time. Slack, or jumped, or even snapped timing chains, broken chain guides, blocked oil pick up pipes, bearing damage, valve damage…it has been our bread and butter. Continue reading “BMW N20 thrust bearing”