Style, innovation, and speed are words that come to mind when people think of Audi. People who drive Audis love them, so it only makes sense they want their cars and SUVs in optimal condition. The expert technicians of Reggie’s Motorworks in Noblesville, IN, are ready to help owners keep their Audi running. We understand the ins and outs of all Audi models. There is nothing we haven’t seen roll into the shop. With that experience, we have put together the best tips to keep your vehicle running and avoid expensive Audi repairs.
Engine repairs are some of the costliest an Audi owner has to pay for. It is essential to have regular preventative maintenance performed on your Audi. Keep an eye on the engine’s timing belt, and gave these parts inspected when you bring your vehicle into the shop. The timing belt prevents the engine’s pistons from striking each other. A damaged timing belt causes trouble starting the car, oil leaks, and exhaust issues. It is recommended owners have the timing belts examined every 30 to 60,000 miles. To know more about your engine’s health, you can find the VIN listed on the driver’s side of the car. It will show you a list of its repairs and maintenance.
First, check your VIN number to get the recommended scheduled maintenance time. You will need to look at the rotor on your car. It is generally accepted that brake fluids need changing every 30,000 miles or three years. If you can get a maintenance schedule, our shop can help you set up one. Brake fluid is vital to keeping your car stopping smoothly and timely. Audis come with a warning light when your brake pads or rotors need replacing. However, these only come on for the front brakes.
A general for Audi owners is that they need to get their power steering fluid flushed and changed every 30,000 miles. It will maintain safe steering. You also need to look out for signs your Audi is having steering and suspension problems. Shaking, vibrating, and pulling to one side when you drive are symptoms of trouble in the suspension system. It’s to come into the shop for repairs.