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Why is Winterizing Your Audi, Volkswagen and Porsche Always a Win?

Why is Winterizing Your Audi, Volkswagen and Porsche Always a Win?

Photo by Håkon Sataøen on Unsplash   Winter is coming, and so are the Holidays! Unfortunately, so are accidents. Keeping your car healthy during the winter months is crucial, as the road is becoming more dangerous, and those who ignored their vehicle’s scheduled maintenance will, unfortunately, suffer the consequences. You do not have to suffer their fate. Here are a few reasons why you should consider winterizing your vehicle.   You Save Money in The Long Run - Winterizing is a vital maintenance practice, and like all maintenance methods, saves you money in the long hall. When it comes to doing any work on our vehicle, we have to keep our gaze on the long term and ensure that our car will kee ... read more

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Why Wheel Alignments Matter

Why Wheel Alignments Matter

Photo by Chinmay Jade on Unsplash The wheels, alongside the tires, are a crucial component in your vehicle’s safety system. If you fail to do an excellent job with the wheel alignment, you will endanger not just yours but every living thing around you. This article will explore how proper wheel alignment can save lives and how improper wheel alignment can lead to devastating scenarios.   Wheel alignment is crucial because, if done improperly, it will create rapid tire wear, which increases the chance of your tires failing and making a fiasco on the road. Bad tires are one of the leading causes of car accidents around the world. If your tires wear out, heat will start building up to unsafe levels, which will lead to them blowing ... read more

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Spooky Auto Makeovers

Spooky Auto Makeovers

Photo by Nate Isaac on Unsplash   Halloween’s coming! If you want to turn your vehicle into a “spookmobile” and are looking for some inspiration, this is the article for you! We’re going to present some of the best decorations you can use to spook not just kids but fully-grown adults!   Fake Blood spray for the outside of your windshield! - When you mention the word “Halloween,” blood comes to mind immediately. You can buy blood sprays for a meager price nowadays, but the fun it brings makes the purchase seem like it’s worth millions.   Here’s one we liked   Pumpkins. Pumpkins ev ... read more

Understanding the Difference Between Cabin Air Filters and Engine Air Filters

Understanding the Difference Between Cabin Air Filters and Engine Air Filters

Photo by Kayle Kaupanger on Unsplash Air filters are a vital part of your car’s well-being. As we will see in this article, outside of keeping your vehicle clean, air filters are also useful for your health. And a bonus to that, we’ll also go over the differences between the two kinds of air filters in your vehicle’s system.  There are 2 kinds of air filters. One of them is the engine air filter, and the other one is the cabin air filter. We’ll give you brief summaries of both of the air filters and also provide some facts to each of the summaries, so that you will very easily distinguish them when the time comes for a change or when you are referring back to your owner’s manual. Engine air filters: What do they ... read more

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Steering System & Safety: Signs You Won’t Want To Miss

Steering System & Safety: Signs You Won’t Want To Miss

Photo by Roberto Nickson on Unsplash   Are you concerned that your steering may need adjusting or repair? Problems with the steering system, although still dangerous, tend to give you a lot of warning signs before things go south. It’s important to heed these signs instead of ignoring them. This article will cover a couple of the more significant ones:   Difficulty in turning the wheel - Beware of power steering. Check the fluid reservoir. Fill it up if it’s empty. If the process repeats, inspect the vehicle for any signs of fluid leakage.   Steering wheel vibration - Although this can indicate wheel alignment problems, more often than not, it can also mean a problem with the power steering. A common reason why t ... 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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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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