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Transfer Case Maintenance Essential for 4WD and AWD Vehicles

The transfer case makes the grip and control that you enjoy in 4WD and AWD vehicles possible. If you're experiencing difficulty making the switch between 2WD and 4WD or hearing grinding noises, then you likely need the lubricating fluids changed.

This gearbox that manages the distribution of power between axles relies on special fluids. Lubrication prevents excess heat and friction, but the fluids break down over time. When operation becomes rough, the parts will deteriorate, and expensive repairs to the transfer case could become necessary. The manufacturer of your vehicle will...

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Sand, kitty litter, or salt: Which to use?


Winter driving presents the hazard of having your car stuck in the snow or ice. There are products on the market that can help you when this happens. These products are:
  • Kitty Litter
  • Salt
  • Sand
Kitty Litter

This product can be used to increase the amount of traction to an area when it is spread over the surface. It will soak up water and degrade over time and is prone to freezing.

Salt

Salt can be used to melt snow and ice used to the chemical makeup of the compound. It can also change the pH of soil which makes…
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Audi Service: Wait No More


You shouldn't have to wait for service. We know you probably have a full plate. We know your schedule is busy. Most people have many tasks to accomplish during any given day. Service is the last thing on their mind. Vehicle service should still be a priority. We want you to have a regular vehicle maintenance program. That's why we have created an online service scheduler.

Our online service scheduler helps reduce the amount of time you spend waiting to schedule an appointment. You can schedule your next appointment with a few simple clicks. You can choose from…
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Water or Windshield Washer Fluid?


Some people use water in their windshield washer system because it is cheaper than the proper windshield washer fluid. What these people don't realize is how bad that is for them, their passengers, and their vehicles.

When water is just sitting around, not being used right away it starts to grow bacteria. That bacteria can get into the vehicle when the water is used and possibly make the driver and passengers sick.

Water also does not clean as well as windshield washer fluid, leaving behind streaks, dirt, bugs and other gunk that impairs the driver's ability to...
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What Is Horsepower?

You have more than likely, at some point in time, heard the term "horsepower" used to describe the power level or capability of an engine of some form. Horsepower is a term that is used for not only automobile engines but also for many other mechanical as well as electrical engines.

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Visibility and Winter Wiper Blades


Don't ever let winter driving concerns get the best of you. Don't ever let them make you feel vulnerable or uncertain, either. Ample preparation is key for people who want to relish full wintertime driving confidence. If you want to revel in maximum wintertime driving ease, then it can help significantly to get winter wiper blades.

Winter wiper blades are vastly superior to "normal" options during the winter months. That's because they have the ability to promote strong visibility. If you have concerns that involve stubborn windshield streaks, then...
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