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Hit a pothole lately? Get it checked out today!

Have peace of mind with our limited time safety inspection special to check for suspension issues, as well as overall safety issues. We are also offering a coupon good for any service or repair. When you drive through potholes, it does more than damage tires. The metal wheels can be bent or damaged, wheel alignment […]

Five tips to prepare your car for winter:

sNOw IS HERE! Just kidding, we love the snow… …but before Jack Frost settles in for the long haul, here are a few things you should do to make sure your vehicle is ready for the cold season. 1. Check your battery: Cold weather is very harsh on your battery. When those temperatures drop, starting […]

Brake Service

Brake components for German cars have changed quite a bit over the past decade but the basic principals are still the same. Back when automobile manufacturers cared less about weight, fuel economy and performance, brake components were built to be heavy and strong. The excessive mass of the rotors allowed room for them to be […]

Clunking noise while driving? You may have a broken coil spring!

Pothole season has arrived and that means many cars are on the road, right now, with one or more broken coil springs. Often, you will not even notice! The coil springs allow the wheels and suspension to move vertically, while also holding up the body of the car. The length of the spring determines the […]

Carbon Buildup on Intake Valves for Audi, Volkswagen, BMW and Mini

Carbon buildup on intake valves for Audi, Volkswagen, BMW and Mini Carbon may be the building block of life, but it can wreak havoc on your engine. Audi, Volkswagen, BMW and Mini engines utilize direct injection of fuel into the cylinder. Direct injection is where the fuel is sprayed at a very high pressure, directly […]

Customer Reviews

About Autohaus… Gerald Drouillard is the owner, manager and car salesman. He founded Birmingham Autohaus in 1970, which was a Gulf gas station and VW repair, located on Woodward next to Hunter House in Birmingham, Michigan. Jerry began his career/passion for German cars while in college. He worked as a mechanic while obtaining a Bachelors […]