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Yearly Archives: 2019

SIGNS OF A MALFUNCTIONING IGNITION SWITCH IN YOUR AUDI

SIGNS OF A MALFUNCTIONING IGNITION SWITCH IN YOUR AUDI

There are many parts of a car that are vital to it working properly. It is important to make sure that all parts of a vehicle are maintained. An ignition switch is an example of a component that is important to keeping a car functioning properly. Your ignition switch in your Audi may start to show signs of natural wear and tear, leading to the inability to start your car’s engine. There are several signs of a malfunctioning ignition switch to look out for, so you know when to get a new one. Let’s take a look at those common signs in this article. WHAT IS AN IGNITION SWITCH? It is helpful to first understand what an ignition switch is and what makes it so important to a vehicle. You can generally find the ignition switch on the steering column and behind the ignition lock cylinder. The ignition switch works with the ignition lock cylinder to turn your Audi on and to start th ... read more

HOW TO REMOVE METAL SHAVINGS FROM YOUR PORSCHE’S OIL FROM THE BEST IN SAN ANTONIO

HOW TO REMOVE METAL SHAVINGS FROM YOUR PORSCHE’S OIL FROM THE BEST IN SAN ANTONIO

It’s safe to assume that if you are a Porsche owner, you are completely in love with your car. From the sleek design to the powerful engine, this beauty is a fan favorite. Besides its impeccable performance, Porsche is best known as a status symbol of class and luxury. This reputation alone is one of the primary reasons why car enthusiasts add this vehicle to their wishlist. However, as valuable as Porsche is, it still faces the same complications as economy-grade vehicles. One common hiccup is finding metal shavings in oil. Although this problem seems minute, it packs a powerful punch. This is so powerful, it could impact how well your Porsche performs. Unfortunately, this problem goes unnoticed due to a variety of factors. Those who don’t maintain their Porsche are more likely to experience this issue. In addition, Porsche owners who don’t pay attention to slight changes in their cars performance a ... read more

HOW TO FIX TRANSMISSION FAILURE IN YOUR VOLVO

HOW TO FIX TRANSMISSION FAILURE IN YOUR VOLVO

Ever since Volvo built its first car, they were unique in a quirky kind of way. Volvo cofounder Assar Gabrielsson wrote that he and Gustaf Larson built their cars a bit tougher than other cars because “Swedish steel was good but Swedish roads were bad.” Volvo has made a name for itself by paving its own road ever since. That said, Volvo isn’t immune to problems. One such problem can be the transmission. In this article, we’ll go over why we need a transmission in our cars, what happens when they fail, and how to fix it. WHAT DOES A TRANSMISSION DO? An automobile transmission is required for shifting gears while you accelerate, decelerate, or back up. Volvo offers both manual and automatic transmissions. However, it is more common to have problems ... read more

REASONS BEHIND PARKING BRAKE FAILURE IN A LAND ROVER IN SAN ANTONIO

REASONS BEHIND PARKING BRAKE FAILURE IN A LAND ROVER IN SAN ANTONIO

Faulty parking brakes are a danger to everyone on the road. Without one, you and others could be injured in a crash. Parking brakes fail over time, so it is important to notice symptoms that it may be malfunctioning, find the reasons behind the malfunction, know how to prevent these problems in the future, and know where to get your parking brake serviced in the meantime. WARNING SIGNS OF A FAILING PARKING BRAKE Take care to note if any of the below happen frequently while driving or parking. If they are, it is vital that you see a qualified mechanic as soon as possible. Your Land Rover suddenly will not stay in place when parked. It may roll a little on the flat ground, or it will try to roll down an incline entirely. The parking brake no longer supports your vehicle’s weight, and this is a huge problem. Your brake light will come on to warn you not ... read more

HOW TO DEAL WITH LOOSE FRONT END STEERING IN YOUR SAN ANTONIO MERCEDES

HOW TO DEAL WITH LOOSE FRONT END STEERING IN YOUR SAN ANTONIO MERCEDES

Who doesn’t love seeing a Mercedes on the road? They’re beautiful cars that pack a great deal of power. That’s why so many car enthusiasts around the world covet this German powerhouse. It’s the perfect mix of sheer luxury and stellar design. Drivers enjoy pushing the limits of these vehicles because they’re undeniably gorgeous and have an unmatched driving experience. It’s no secret that the Benz isn’t for the average consumer. With prices well into the $100,000’s, this vehicle is built for those who crave luxury and design. Since individuals are paying so much for this vehicle, it’s unfortunate when common problems arise. If you’re a Benz owner or just an observing fan, it’s wise to understand the inner workings of this vehicle to gain a better understanding of its function. One of the foremost issues Benz dealers face is challenges with the ... read more

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