German Auto Repair Blog

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

Does my Mercedes need Differential Service?

April 8, 2014 ,

Mercedes are a very special breed of car the owners drive. These are products of high craftsmanship and the latest technology possible. The advances in design and automotive parts have had the benefit of extending the time intervals for service. Oil changes used to be mandatory every 3000 miles; they are now needed anywhere from 5000 to 7500 miles. Mercedes makes a point of letting people know that the newer models have lifetime fluid in the differential. That implies that... Read More

Why Is It Important For My Audi To Have A Tuned Suspension?

March 20, 2014

German model cars have a well-deserved reputation for being road wonders. Their ability to handle all kinds of highways and maneuver with the grace of an antelope makes them treasures for the owner. An Audi is one such product of Germany. It has earned a well-deserved reputation for handling capability over the years. A tuned suspension is essential for this car to operate at maximum efficiency.   It is the Ride that Matters   An Audi in peak condition will... Read More

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Exactly What You Hope a Mechanic Shop Should Be‎

July 14, 2010

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