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Yearly Archives: 2021

How to Safely Drive with Pets

 How to Safely Drive with Pets

At Dubwerx, safety always comes first, even down to your pets. We consider our pets our trusty sidekicks for many of us, and it is challenging to go anywhere without them. If you like bringing your pup along with you for car rides, it is essential to follow a few safety tips so the ride is safe and enjoyable for everyone involved, including your beloved pet.  It doesn’t matter if you drive an Audi, Volkswagen, or Porsche -- these tips are applicable for all makes and models of vehicles. The team at Dubwerx has compiled a list of safety tips and tricks to ensure your next adventure with your pup goes safely and smoothly:    Keep your puppy in the back seat! We are all tempted to have our pup sit in the front seat with us or even on our lap, but this can be quite dangerous. We all know how distracting our cute pets can be, which is why the safest place for your pup is in the back seat.  Try out a pet carrier. If you have a tiny dog, it is best to keep your p ... read more

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Take Time for Your Audi’s, Volkswagen’s, and Porsche’s Tires

Take Time for Your Audi’s, Volkswagen’s, and Porsche’s Tires

It is pretty easy to simply forget about your vehicle's tires as we go on about our day. Still, we are here to remind you that your vehicle's tires are just as essential as other systems in your car, including your braking and transmission system. The story's moral is to make sure to take time for Audi's, Volkswagen's, and Porsche's tires with proper maintenance.  Tire maintenance includes maintaining the correct tire pressure, tread depth, balance, and wheel alignment. To ensure your vehicle can drive safely and achieve optimum tire handling, tire maintenance is an absolute must. Here is why you need to take time for your Audi's, Volkwagen's, and Porsche's tires:  Safety: Your tires are designed to perform safely. If your tires are not properly inflated, it can lead to handling problems. You might not be able to accelerate, brake, or steer properly. It could also lead to problems elsewhere, as your antilock brake and tra ... read more

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Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Your Check Engine Light

Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Your Check Engine Light

You are driving along through the Cincinnati streets, and you notice your check engine light has appeared on your Audi’s, Volkswagen’s, or Porsche’s dashboard. Your vehicle seems to be running fine, so you continue to go about your day. Soon enough, one day turns into a few days, and you notice that the check engine light is still there.  The team at Dubwerx recommends not ignoring your check engine light -- your check engine light could indicate something minor, but it could also mean something serious. When it comes to your vehicle, it always better to be safe than sorry. At Dubwerx, your safety and the safety of your vehicle are of utmost importance.  Time is of the essence when it comes to your check engine light. You may not see, smell, or feel any issues immediately with your vehicle because several of your vehicle’s internal systems can override the cause of the check engine light. However, there is still something wrong with your vehicle. Ove ... read more

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Keep Your Audi, Volkswagen, and Porsche Hydrated By Checking These Fluid

 Keep Your Audi, Volkswagen, and Porsche Hydrated By Checking These Fluid

Just like how you need fluids to stay hydrated, your Audi, Volkswagen, and Porsche do too. Your vehicle is comprised of various systems, including your braking system or steering system, and each of these systems requires different types of fluids in order for your vehicle to properly perform. It is important for a qualified technician to check your Audi’s, Volkswagen’s, and Porsche’s fluids regularly.  What exactly is the purpose of my vehicle’s fluids? If you are looking to preserve your vehicle’s fuel economy and longevity, proper fluid level is necessary. There are six key fluids in your vehicle that need to be maintained on a routine schedule. These fluids are engine, coolant (antifreeze), power steering fluid, brake fluid, transmission fluid, and windshield washer fluid.  Your engine components spin at thousands of reps per minute and your oil keeps all of these parts lubricated to minimize friction and optimal performance. Your coolant ... read more

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10 Valentine’s Day Gifts for The European Car Lover in Your Life

10 Valentine’s Day Gifts for The European Car Lover in Your Life

Valentine’s Day is the perfect way to show your appreciation and gratitude for that special someone in your life. However, it can be challenging to find the perfect gift for a car-lover. The team at Dubwerx is here to help. If your beloved loves Audi, Volkswagen, and Porsche cars, then they will love these Valentine’s Day gifts.    These gifts are destined to succeed, as they are proven to be loved by Volkswagen, Audi, and Porsche owners alike. Here are 10 Valentine’s Day gifts for the European Car lover in your life:      Car Dial Cufflinks: These cufflinks feature a speedometer and a petrol gauge. Your special someone will rock these at your next special occasion together!  Bluetooth Tracking Key Ring: We have all been lost our keys one time or another, and there isn’t anything more frustrating! To ensure y ... read more

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