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Volkswagen MK6 GTI and Golf DSG Problems

What are the Golf MK6 DSG problems? The challenges of this transmission are related to delayed power, uneven movement of the car, and the less common issues of the DSG clutch pack. This article will detail the worst problems of the Golf MK6 DSG and possible ways to fix or alleviate these problems. How Does […]

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How Do I Tell if I Have Carbon Build Up in my Engine?

If you are not sure what carbon build up is then you should go read this article first.  It is a big issue on the directed engines that are so prevalent now, and cleaning of this carbon needs to be considered as part of your normal vehicle maintenance routine. The advantages of a carbon clean, […]

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What You Need To Know Before Buying a Used Car (Part 1)

Are you interested in buying a used car, but unsure how to make sure you’re getting a car that is worthy of ownership?  Just like millions of Americans every year, you are about to embark on a fun journey filled with excitement, disappointment, and everything in between!  You’ll find the perfect car but it will […]

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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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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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Spring APR Sale: April 7 – May 4

  Alex’s Autohaus is pleased to present the most anticipated APR sale of the 2014 calendar year! It’s spring and that means it’s time to kick winter to the curb and begin enjoying the sun. APR would like to donate to the cause by offering outstanding savings and incentives on nearly our entire product line. April […]

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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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What is TPMS?

What is TPMS? TPMS is an acronym for Tire Pressure Monitoring System.  It is a system within your car to warn you about under or over inflated tires.  It has been around for several years, but it was only mandated by the government for cars produced after 2007.  So, if your car is newer than […]

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Walnut Shell Blasting

Is your BMW, Mini or Audi running rough and down on power even though there is no check engine light and you have taken care of all your recommended maintenance?  If so, you may need a walnut shell blasting decarbon service. First off the “Why” your car is having issues.  Modern engines often use a […]

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Find the Right Salt Lake City Auto repair Shop & You’ll Never Have Worry About Being Stranded on the Road

Say you’re on your way to work in stop-and-go traffic one morning. You leave at the same time every day to get to your job on time, leaving no room for distractions or error in your morning commute. But as you climb ahead on the bumper-to-bumper highway, you notice a car in front of you […]

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Nationwide Warranty 3 year, 36,000 mile

Alex’s Autohaus offers all customers the Bosch and Tech-Net Peace of Mind Nationwide Warranty. The 36 month/36,000 mile warranty is honored at over 10,000 service centers across the country. Our 36,000 mile warranty is the best in the business!

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