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5 Questions You Should Ask When Choosing a Mechanic

The choice of a repair shop is probably the most important decision you will make regarding your car. This is true no matter what make or model you own. However, if you own a luxury or import car you will really want to be discriminating in your choice of a facility. One of the ways […]

5 Signs of Electrical Problems in an Audi

Audi vehicles are among the most durable, luxurious, and efficient cars on the road today. However, over the years Audis have been known to develop a few common electrical problems. And since electrical problems in any type of car can be tricky to diagnose, we present you with this list of 5 signs that your […]

6 Benefits of Cars with Diesel Engines

Despite the Volkswagen emissions scandal that has placed the future of diesel acceptance in jeopardy, many American still prefer diesel engines over gasoline engines. In fact, as of 2016 there were more than 8 million diesel engine vehicles in the U.S. This is because many drivers find that diesel engines produce more torque, better fuel […]

3 Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Audi/VW Timing Chain

Since the internal combustion engine was first invented all cars have had a timing belt or chain installed in them. In the Audi and Volkswagen, the timing chain has been present from the mid 2000s. Although they may be a relatively old technology compared to other components and systems in modern cars, they serve a […]

Do I have to go to the Dealership for Regularly Scheduled Maintenance?

Car owners whose vehicles are still under warranty are often concerned that taking their vehicle to a non-dealership mechanic for regularly scheduled maintenance or services may void the terms of the agreement. Well, we at Autohaus are here to assure you that it will not. You see, automakers and dealerships are not allowed to force […]

5 Tips for Saving Money on Auto Repairs

You don’t have to be a Handy Andy to save on auto repairs. That is to say that doing your own auto repairs is not the only way you can reduce auto repair costs. In fact, with today’s high-tech vehicles and all their intricate components it is not a very good idea to attempt a […]

Is it ok/safe to drive my car with an exhaust leak or issue?

Your car’s exhaust system is comprised of a catalytic converter, two oxygen sensors, one or two mufflers, and a tail pipe. What all does it do? It helps route harmful fumes away from the engine and passenger cabin, it converts carbon monoxide into carbon dioxide, and it reduces engine noise. Some common signs of exhaust […]

Can you replace only the Brake Pads and not the Rotors?

Because brakes are such an essential part of a vehicle’s operation, every mechanic – be he/she a DIYer or a professional – should take servicing these life savers seriously. However, this does not mean that there aren’t some people who are willing to take shortcuts when it comes to replacing/serving this vital safety component. What […]

BMW Repairs You Should Not Attempt on Your Own

There are easy fixes that nearly anyone who owns any kind vehicle can do and probably should know. These BMW repairs include fixing a flat tire, filling up the windshield wiper reservoirs, checking and/or changing oil, etc. However, modern cars are very sophisticated machines and the BMW is among the most complicated kinds of car […]