Audis produce some of the most coveted vehicles on the market. As a premium German manufacturer, their cars are known for high-quality construction, beautiful designs and luxurious cabins. While we’re prepared to pay for this level of craftsmanship in the purchase price, we don’t want it to cost us throughout the life of the vehicle. […]

Are Volkswagens Expensive to Maintain?

Volkswagens are popular cars, and for good reason. No matter the type or brand of vehicle we’re in the market for, there are several key attributes we all have high on the list: safety and quality of build, comfort, aesthetic appeal. Your…

6 Reasons Why Your Check Engine Light Is On

Cars are great communicators, even if the message isn’t always something we want to hear. Cue the check engine light, a driver’s biggest fear. What does it mean? What should I do? Do I need to pull over right away? Should I forward my next…
mechanic tightening and checking valve seal in car

5 Signs of a Bad Valve Seal

A smooth running engine is all about timing. The modern combustion engine is made up of around 10,000 separate parts, all of which need to be in sync with each other –moving, opening or closing at just the right moment. Valves are an important…

How do I Know if I Need Shock Absorber Replacement?

Shock absorbers aren’t just there for ride comfort; they keep your tyres glued to the road. All the movement created by driving, whether it’s braking, accelerating or travelling over uneven surfaces, creates vertical energy that wants…
mechanic performing transmission repair

Transmission Repairs: Get Your Shift Together Before It’s Too Late

You reverse out of your driveway, try to shift gears and you hear a horrible clunking, grinding noise. Maybe you’re driving along and the engine is revving higher but you’re not accelerating, then the dreaded warning light or message appears…
mother watching daughter play with toy through car sunroof

Sunroof Repairs: A Draining Issue

The car roof has undergone a revolution in recent decades. Originally designed to protect passengers from the elements and provide structural integrity, it now acts as a key aesthetic feature in many vehicles. Why? Because of a wonderful little…