Category Archive: mechanic Salt Lake City

  1. 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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  2. October 19, 2016

    Best Scenic Drives in Utah

    Alongside many of the rocky mountain states, Utah is home to some of the most beautiful terrain to drive in the country.  From Bear Lake to Zion National park, there is so much to see in the Beehive state; fortunately for us locals, the paths are paved and ready to be driven. Here is a […]

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  3. September 17, 2016
  4. 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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  5. September 18, 2013

    Winter Car Care

    It is happening again. The changing of seasons and the anticipation of cooler weather and snow. Now is a good time to get your car checked out before the weather turns. Some of the things you should be looking at: 1. Check your tires. Tires that are worn out are hazard to you and your […]

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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. July 5, 2012

    Auto Repair Salt Lake City: Higher Insurance Rates? Preposterous!

    Whether you pay monthly, bi-monthly, yearly, or are the Batman and don’t pay for insurance, there are a multitude of aspects that can affect your insurance rates. However there are a fair share of rumors out there having to do with what ACTUALLY makes your insurance rates more or less. Your local Salt Lake City BMW […]

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  8. January 25, 2012

    Safety First – Driving in Salt Lake City’s Winter Weather

    Utah winters will bring in snowy and icy conditions on the road, so it is important to check the following items on your vehicle to make sure it is ready to get you safely through the next few cold months. Battery: Avoid getting stranded in the parking lot when it’s below freezing by recharging or replacing […]

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  9. November 28, 2011

    Protect Yourself From Being Ripped Off

    These car tips, along with a relationship with the right repair shop will protect you from being ripped-off on auto repairs. 3 Main Ways of Being Ripped-Off: 1) They sell you something you don’t need. This is the worst rip-off. This occurs regularly in shady repair shops. How to Protect Yourself: Before you agree to […]

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