Category Archive: auto tune-up

  1. November 18, 2016

    Settlement Approved: The Volkswagen Diesel Emissions Scandal

    Last month, a settlement between Volkswagen and the hundreds of thousands of vehicle owners of high emissions diesel cars was approved by a federal judge.  Volkswagen has admitted to their error, and they are prepared to spend up to $10 billion dollars to fix and compensate owners or buy back the cars.  Within the American auto […]

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  2. October 27, 2016

    What the Check Engine Light can mean on your European Car

    The check engine light can be a scary sight – but don’t fret as the cause is not always a serious problem. Many BMWs, Porsche, Mercedes and other newer vehicles will turn on the check engine light for something as simple as a loose gas cap. So the first thing you should check is that […]

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  3. September 17, 2016
  4. December 3, 2015

    Don’t Let the Clock Stop on Your Timing Belt!

    When you buy a new (or used) car, look over the maintenance schedule so you can have some idea of what preventative work the vehicle is going to need over time. One very important reason to pay attention to this schedule is to make sure you replace the timing belt before it wears out. Depending […]

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  5. December 18, 2013

    What is an Oxygen Sensor?

      So, you come in to Alex’s Autohaus to get a check engine light diagnosed and Willy tells you that it is an oxygen sensor.  So, what the heck is an oxygen sensor and what does it do? An oxygen sensor is an electronic device that helps modern fuel injected engines control the air to […]

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  6. July 25, 2012

    BMW Repair Salt Lake City: Signs You Need a Tune-Up

    Vehicles today are sophisticated, fine-tuned machines. Much more so than those of, say the 1970’s. In that era, cars needed what was called a tune-up every 5-10,000 miles! Could you imagine needing to have a tune-up done on your car every other oil change?! Now today’s vehicles don’t require major services as frequently, but to […]

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  7. April 30, 2012

    Preventive Maintenance with Salt Lake City BMW Repair

    Next to a home, your vehicle is one of the largest investments you can make. While it is always recommended that you take your vehicle to your local Salt Lake City BMW Repair for routine maintenance, there are a few things you can do on your own to prolong the life of your vehicle. One simple thing […]

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