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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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New Year’s Resolutions for Being a Better Car Owner

New Year’s Resolutions for Being a Better Car Owner

2021 is officially here! We can't believe how fast the year went by. First and foremost, the team at Dubwerx would like to wish everyone a happy and healthy New Year! We are more than grateful for our clients who stuck with us during the year, and we look forward to seeing you and your vehicle in the upcoming months for your next service.  January is the perfect time to start thinking of New Year's resolutions. The team at Dubwerx is here to help, as we have compiled a list of New Year's resolutions for being a better and safer car owner. Our vehicles are such a big part of our lives -- it is essential to take such a significant investment. Here are our New Year's resolutions for being a better car owner:  Bring your Audi, Volkswagen, or Porsche to Dubwerx for regularly scheduled maintenance. This resolution seems simple, but you might be surprised to learn how many car owners forget about keeping up with vehicle maintenance. Maintenance, such as fluid inspe ... read more

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Safety Tips for Driving Safely on New Year’s Eve

Safety Tips for Driving Safely on New Year’s Eve

Even though the holidays might look a little different this year, we expect many of us will still be celebrating the New Year. 2020 has been crazy, to say the least, and the team at Dubwerx is looking forward to seeing what is to come in 2021. We want all of our clients to have a safe and secure New Year’s Eve, which is why we have put together these safety tips for driving safely on New Year’s Eve:  When driving on New Year’s Eve, slow and steady always wins the race. We recommend reducing your speeds, braking sooner, and driving an extra car length behind any vehicles in front of you. We can’t always detect icy patches, and we won’t be able to see our best in snow and rain.  Make sure to plan ahead. You can download a navigation app to plan your trip ahead of time. For example, Waze will show you the fastest route while alerting you of road hazards and accidents, which can be especially used on New Year’s Eve.  Keep a close eye ou ... read more

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Reasons Why We are Thankful For Our Audi, Volkswagen, and Porsche Technicians

Reasons Why We are Thankful For Our Audi, Volkswagen, and Porsche Technicians

Dubwerx is the leading independent service and repair shop for Volkswagen, Audi, and Porsche vehicles in Cincinnati. Our team specializes in the maintenance and repair of these German vehicles, which allows us to pinpoint which issues affect your car, quickly perform the appropriate repair, and have back on the Cincinnati streets as soon as possible.  First, the team at Dubwerx would like to mention how grateful we are to you, your vehicle, and your family. We appreciate the opportunity to serve you and service your car, and we look forward to spending more Thanksgivings with you. Second, we would like to how thankful we are for our Audi, Volkswagen, and Porsche technicians. Without them, our vehicles would not perform in optimal condition. Here are the reasons why we are thankful for our Audi, Volkswagen, and Porsche technicians:  At Dubwerx, our technicians have mastered the art of comprehensive and complete care for your Porsche, Audi, and Volkswagen vehicles. Our team h ... read more

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It is All in the Details -- Don’t Forget About Your Windshield Wipers and Headlights

It is All in the Details -- Don’t Forget About Your Windshield Wipers and Headlights

When we think of auto repair, we tend to think of more complicated procedures, such as transmission repair or brake service. The team at Dubwerx doesn’t want you to forget about your windshield wipers and lights. Both of these components of your vehicle are your first line of defense against the elements. Imagine you are driving down a dimly lit road in the middle of a rainstorm, your windshield wipers aren’t working, and your lights don’t turn on. You might find yourself in a dangerous situation.  At Dubwerx, we pay close attention to all the finer details on your Audi, Volkswagen, or Porsche, including your vehicle’s windshield wipers and lights. Without adequately working lights, you won’t be able to see the road, and other drivers most likely won’t be able to see you. Lights do get worn down, and they will require routine inspections and maintenance. It is essential to make sure both your low and high beams are correctly working. Don&rsquo ... read more

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Four Reasons Why We are Grateful for Each and Every One of Our Clients

We want to dedicate our September blog to you, our clients. We are appreciative of each and every one of you. Our entire team looks forward to servicing your vehicle and seeing you while striving to keep the streets of Cincinnati safe, one Audi, Volkswagen, or Porsche at a time.  To show our gratitude, we have compiled four reasons why we are grateful for our clients:  You love your car, and it shows. Our clients adore their vehicles. For many, they consider their cars a member of their family. Our clients love everything about their car and are avid fans of their vehicle, whether it is an Audi, Volkswagen, or Porsche.  You value open and honest communication. At Dubwerx, we value honesty, which means we are upfront with our clients from start to finish, and our clients are eager to learn more about their vehicle, so they can truly understand why a particular service may be needed. We value your questions and interest in the safety, l ... read more

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