Category: Auto Repair

Why Is My Oil Light On?

May 1st, 2020 by

There are many inidcator lights on the dashboard of a modern car, but what does the oil light mean? And what should you do when it comes on? If your engine is running and the RED oil light is illuminated, you should pull over and shut the vehicle off as soon as it is safe

What Happens When a Timing Belt Fails?

September 26th, 2019 by

Interference Explained Do you ever think about all of the parts that work together to keep your car running? Some very important parts stand between your car’s normal performance and catastrophic engine failure! The timing belt is one of those parts. That’s why it’s important to replace it before it’s even close to wearing out.

How to Handle the Check Engine Light

December 20th, 2018 by

What You Should Know The check engine light may be the most misunderstood piece of equipment found in your vehicle. Although it’s understandable to view it with dread and frustration, the light should actually be viewed with a little more appreciation. Sure, it may not let you know what exactly is wrong with your vehicle

How You Can Properly Maintain Your Brakes

December 18th, 2018 by

What You Should Do Your vehicle’s braking system plays a crucial role in the safety and performance of your vehicle. It’s because of this role that it’s important to properly and consistently care for your brakes throughout your vehicle ownership. Although many people settle for following a routine maintenance schedule, that may not be enough

Maintaining Your Audi Through the Winter

December 13th, 2018 by

How You Can Keep it Warm Winter can be one of the most excruciating seasons to drive in if you and your vehicle aren’t prepared. Although winters in Arlington, Virginia are much more manageable compared to other places like Colorado or Minnesota, it still helps to keep your Audi vehicle prepared in case we get

Why Brand-Specific Services Are Important

December 11th, 2018 by

Understanding Mercedes-Benz Maintenance Services As many Mercedes-Benz vehicle owners know, they must have their vehicle go through two major maintenance services — the A and B Service. These services play an important role in ensuring a Mercedes-Benz vehicle maintains its high level of performance, but why is it so important? Why can’t a Mercedes-Benz vehicle

What Causes Dirty Oil?

December 6th, 2018 by

Do You Need to Be Concerned? One of the most common maintenance tasks that all vehicle owners perform is an oil change. It’s because of this service that you’re able to replace the old, dirty oil in your engine with new oil that’ll help improve your engine’s performance and keep it clean. But, have you

Winter Is Coming!

November 26th, 2018 by

Winter is coming! Cool weather is in the air! While we have lattes and warm cider, the neighborhood critters are looking for ways to keep themselves warm and can make their way uninvited into our vehicles. What you see below in the picture is where Stuart Little chewed through important fuel injector wiring on a

GLI Revival

April 24th, 2017 by

This past week we had the opportunity to work on a rare Volkswagen Jetta. “Huh, what do you mean rare, like stunt car from the Fast & Furious rare?” Okay, maybe rare is a bit of a stretch, but unique would be fair. The reason being – 2005 was the only year the MK4 Jetta