German Auto Repair Blog

5 Ways Changing Your Oil Benefits Your Car

October 22, 2014 ,

The automobile is an amazing combination of moving parts and fluids working together to move a 1 ton vehicle. A little bit of maintenance work will see to it that everything is moving properly for a long time to come. The oil in your car needs to be changed on a routine basis. It isn’t that expensive and the benefits are pretty substantial. One overriding principle that justifies the oil changes has to do with reducing friction within the mechanics... Read More

Signs That Your Wheel Bearings Needs To Be Replaced

September 30, 2014

Every smart driver knows there are dues to be paid for the smooth ride. That durability in cold weather or the great performance on the summer family vacation is a result of a good maintenance program that keeps the car moving as it should. An automobile is going to give out very firm clues of when there are problems. These warning signs, no matter how minor they may appear, need to be taken very seriously. The wheel bearings of your... Read More

4 Things To Check Before A Road Trip

September 13, 2014

Road trips are fun. It is an opportunity for you and your loved ones to spend some quality time together see the great big world outside. The family car is ordinarily the vehicle of choice and will be driven thousands of miles. That kind of distance should make you consider checking a few important things before you start out on that family expedition.     1. Check the tires Your tires are going to be getting off a lot of... Read More

5 Causes Of Low Engine Oil Pressure In Your Car

August 28, 2014

Gasoline charges up a car’s engine and oil protects it. Think of oil as that shiny lubrication that protects the inner workings of the engine. If there is not sufficient oil the activity of the engine can cause overheating, and also cause the parts of an engine to wear down due to constant friction. If the car is suffering from low energy oil pressure, it means that there is insufficient oil lubrication being supplied. That can cause some very serious... Read More

Top Causes Of A Clogged Fuel Injector

August 13, 2014

Car owners must resign themselves to the fact that their automobile needs maintenance. Granted, some of the high-end models don’t have to be worked on all the time, but after some thousands of miles an appointment with an auto mechanic is needed. That same appointment may be necessary if parts of the car are starting to malfunction. The fuel injectors are no different than any other piece of equipment under the hood. They are manufactured items and can have problems... Read More

How To Reduce Tire And Brake Wear

July 15, 2014

Safety should always be on the minds of a car owner but that doesn’t always happen. What is perhaps much more important is cost. Even economy cars will put a major dent in somebody’s wallet, and being able to squeeze as much return on investment as practicable is something every car owner should consider. There are some ways that can be used to see to it that tires and brakes don’t wear out that quickly. It is definitely a situation... Read More

Traction Control And Your Car’s Safety Systems

June 21, 2014

Safety is an important issue for the owner of a car as well it should be. One of the more recent safety features to come on to the market is known a traction control. This is a sensory driven control system that has the ability to detect the speed of each wheel of the car. The ability of traction control to manage the speed of any wheel is the important feature. Should one of the wheels be going at a... Read More

Why Do German Cars Use 91 Octane or Higher Fuel

May 31, 2014

  Owners of German cars such as an Audi or Mercedes love the craftsmanship and quality of the car they are driving. Something they take with a pinch of salt is the need for premium fuel. That is going to cost a little bit more at the pump, and can be a little bit annoying. Owners will ask the question why it is so important that German cars require 91 octane or higher quality fuel. Why can’t lower, and cheaper,... Read More

Maintaining Performance And MPG From Proper Tire Pressure

May 19, 2014

An automobile is a major investment regardless of whether or not it is new or a used model. It makes sense for an owner to try to get as much return on that investment as practicable and that requires some common sense maintenance. It doesn’t have to be a major expense, either. Having the right tire pressure in the car will not only keep performance up, but also improves the miles per gallon (MPG) the vehicle will receive.   Maintaining... Read More

Benefits of All Wheel Drive Vs. Rear Wheel

April 24, 2014

  Sensible car buyers are not going to rush into the purchase of an automobile. There’s too much money involved and they want to know as much as possible about what it is they are getting. There’s a lot of talk about all-wheel-drive(AWD) and rear wheel drive (RWD) car models. Getting past the advertising and marketing language, a car buyer needs to know what is the difference between the two and if there is any benefit of one over the... Read More