Technology and tips: VAICO

04.Sept 2019

High quality and durable: the VAICO intake manifold modules

VAICO offers high-quality intake manifold modules for the most common applications. Our VAICO products are made og high-quality material PA6GF30. This is characterised by excellent wear behaviour and high heat resistance.

14.May 2019

CLEANER DPF AND EGR

The VAICO cleaner DPF and AGR increases the life span of the components and reduces soot formation. Learn more about the functions and purpose of this VAICO additive.

02.May 2019

Octane Booster

The VAICO additive V60-1012 is an octane booster which increases the octane number with low grade fuel quality. Learn more about the purpose and use of this additive.

24.Apr 2019

Additive Engine Cleaner

The VAICO Additive Engine Cleaner is used to clean the mechanical components in the engine. Learn more about the function and application of VAICO Engine Cleaner V60-1011.

17.Apr 2019

Petrol Additive

The VAICO fuel additive improves the quality of fuel and lubricant. VAICO experts recommend its use especially for older engines. Learn more about the advantages of VAICO fuel additive and how it is used.

31.Jan 2019

Tech Info: Water pumps and drive belt sets

VAICO offers water pumps and drive belt sets. The VAICO experts let you know everything about function, symptoms, reasons of failure and consequential damages.

28.Jan 2019

Tech-Info: Charger Intake Hoses

Charge air hoses must satisfy special requirements. Find out why charge air hoses fail and what VAICO experts recommend!

21.Jan 2019

VAICO: Coolant in 20 L canister

New: VAICO coolant 20 L - Made in Germany!

13.Dec 2018

Tech Info: Timing Chain Kits

VAICO timing chains are made of metal alloy and therefore withstand any load. In addition to traction capacity and endurance strength, resistance to abrasion is one of the most important quality of our chains. Learn more about our products!

22.Oct 2018

TECH-INFO: Shock absorbers

Your car has a sawtooth formation on the tyres or a worsened braking effect? Find out all you need to know about shock absorbers and other consequential damage, symtoms and failure reasons in our practical TECH-INFO.

17.Sept 2018

Tech-Info: Wiper arms

VAICO wiper arms: Learn more from the VAICO experts about function, symptoms, reasons of failure and consequential damages of wiper arms.

04.Sept 2018

TECH-INFO: Cylinder head cover valves, engine management

Discover the difference between valves in our practical TECH-INFO,
Crankcase vents with and without diaphragm valve. The necessity of the motor code is also explained.

24.July 2018

VAICO - Your expert for oils and chemicals

Modern lubricants are exposed to highly demanding requirements and must guarantee optimum protection for all types of stresses. Learn more about VAICO oils and chemicals in this blog article.

19.July 2018

Tech-Info: Bearing Bracket, Camshaft

In the new Tech-Info about bearing brackets, camshaft the experts of VAICO explain their function as well as causes of failure, symptoms and consequential damages.

17.July 2018

Tech-Info Coolant

Read all information about coolant in this blog article. Our VAICO experts explain symptoms, reasons for failure and consequential damages and give recommendations.

10.July 2018

Tech-Info: Engine Oil

Engine oils do not only lubricate the mechanical components. In this Tech-Info, the experts from VAICO explain the further tasks of engine oil, the reasons for failure, symptoms and consequential damages.

Engine Oil, Engine, Oils Chemicals
02.July 2018

Tech-Info Automatic transmission oil

Learn more about functions, tasks, symptoms, reasons for failure and much more of automatic transmission oils.

21.June 2018

Tech-Info: Oil Trap, crankcase breather

Easy installation of the hoses when installing the oil separator: VAICO experts recommend the use of silicone spray to install the dry sealing rings. Find out more in our technical info!

30.Apr 2018

Installation instructions of camshaft adjusters

VAICO Experts recommend to pickle the camshaft adjusters 30 minutes in oil before installation.

10.Apr 2018

Tech-Info: Intake Manifold Modules

VAICO offers high-quality intake manifold modules for the most common applications. Our VAICO products are made of high quality PA6GF30 material which ensures excellent wear performance and high resistance to heat.

06.Apr 2018

New to VAICO range: Timing belt covers

New to our range: VAICO's timing belt covers provide stable protection for the timing belt. The range covers the most common AUDI-VW and Ford applications and is constantly being expanded. Suitable for this purpose, VAICO offers numerous timing belt sets.

27.Feb 2018

Installation of a Control Valve, camshaft adjustment

Our VAICO Experts show you, step by step, how to change a Control Valve, camshaft adjustment. As an example: V10-3731 (03C 906 455 A) for Audi A1, VW Golf.

13.Feb 2018

Tech-Info crankcase breather hoses

VAICO presents the assortment crankcase breather hoses. Get t more about the symptoms, reasons for failure and consequential damages.

08.Feb 2018

Tech-Info: crankcase breather valves

Oil drops, fuel residues, water vapor and soot particles can lead to contamination of the engine‘ s gas-bearing components. Oil separators and valves clean the gases (blow by gases), so that they can recirculate in the combustion process, and thereby reduce the exhaust emissions during the combustion process. A faultless breather valve can prevent consequential damage.

05.Feb 2018

VAICO Crankcase ventilation

VAICO's experts explain how the crankcase ventilation works and which symptoms indicate a defect. The quality brand VAICO offers a wide range of oil separators and ventilation hoses - also available as a practical repair kit from the category Expert Kit+.

10.Jan 2018

Tech-Info: Cylinder Head Covers

Cylinder head covers are located at the top end of the engine. If the cylinder head cover is defective, these and the associated seals must be replaced. You can get both from VAICO: Get to know our range of cylinder head covers and gaskets.

04.Jan 2018

Tech Info: Variable Camshaft Adjustment

VAICO offers a wide range of camshaft adjustment components in guaranteed best quality. Practical repair kits in the Expert Kits+ category, e.g. camshaft repair kits, complete our product range.

20.Nov 2017

Worn-out control arms mountings: how to change the bushings with a special tool

Worn-out control-arm mountings deteriorate the vehicle's handling. It's possible to change only the bushing, which reduces the cost of the repair. We give you in this article a few background information and show you, with which tool you can easily perform this repair.

11.Oct 2017

Vacuum pumps for braking systems

Vacuum pumps are mainly used to support the brake force. They are necessary for vehicles with a mechanical brake booster which are standard nowadays. Learn more about the function and the VAICO range of vacuum pumps.

18.Sept 2017

Automatic transmission oil change with the Expert Kit+ V30-2254

How do you change the transmission oil including the filter in an automatic transmission? VAICO shows you an example of a Mercedes-Benz E 270 CDI T-MODEL (S210) from the year 2002 with 5-speed automatic transmission (722.6).

22.Aug 2017

VAICO Antifreeze Tester

The VAICO antifreeze tester defines the density of liquids of up to 0.001 (thousandth part) gram difference with the help of suspended scales and hydrometers. Learn more about the functionality of our VAICO antifreeze tester in the video.

06.July 2017

VAICO Petrol Additive for petrol engines

The ingredients of the additive already occurs in small quantities in the fuel or the oils. Due to adding the additive, the quality of fuel and lubricants improves. Our VAICO experts recommend to use the additive especially for older vehicles. Learn more about the advantages of the VAICO petrol additive.

14.Apr 2017

VAICO Radiator Hoses for the common applications

The high quality VAICO Radiator Hoses protect the components in the water cooling circuit from corrosion. Thanks to the high-quality materials in accordance with OE, VAICO guarantees the best quality with an assortment of more than 1,000 Radiator Hoses.

21.Feb 2017

Charger Intake Hoses for the most common vehicle applications

The range of VAICO charger intake hoses includes over 600 products, especially for European vehicles. All products are produced with quality materials, many of them according to OE. Accessories include holding clamps and seal rings.

30.Jan 2017

Oil traps for common vehicle models

Oil traps are an important component of the exhaust gas recirculation system. They clean the air to be recycled from oil drops, water vapour and soot. If these traps are not changed in a timely manner, tar-like deposits can damage the turbo-charger on diesel engines, and cause motor failures on petrol engines. VAICO offers 150 high-quality oil traps for the most common engines.

01.Dec 2016

Belt Pulleys of the quality brand VAICO

The rubber of the pulley wears out with increasing age. It forms cracks. Oil and grease can also cause the rubber to become swollen and brittle. Likewise, misalignment between the rollers and the TK can significantly reduce the service life of a pulley. Pulleys from the quality brand VAICO are highly flexible, durable and temperature resistant, and are therefore a high-quality replacement for original parts.

21.Nov 2016

Repair Kit, Intake Manifold V30-2286

The VAICO Repair-Set V30-2286 comes in handy for the intake manifold module of Mercedes Benz. Leaking lines of motor fans cause a common problem: oil leaks and damages the material. The VAICO Repair-Set makes it no longer necessary to exchange the whole intake manifold module but only the particular shiftable linkages. This saves time and money! We show you how it works.

08.June 2016

Oil-changing made easy with the oil-filling device for automatic transmissions

The best transmission oil is eventually “exhausted” in terms of performance. The result: there is increased material wear inside the gearbox. Even so-called “Lifetime Oils“ are not exempt from this problem.

17.Apr 2016

Repair kits for crankcase ventilation

Gas forms in the engine during the combustion process. This gets into the crankcase where it will again be supplied with intake air. The valves in the exhaust system filter impurities from fuel residues, soot, and oil.