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Tips for Cleaning Your Tires

When it comes to cleaning your tire, there are a few things that you should know about cleaners, brushes, and the process. While most people think that cleaning tires are about appearances, you also want to prevent brown tires. These are caused by dirt and grime getting caught in the small pores of your tires.

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Is Your Battery Bad or Dead? Here's How to Check

At Audi Dallas we know a bad battery can ruin your day. Sometimes a battery can simply need a charge. In other cases your battery may need to be replaced. There is a way to test your battery to see if it is still able to maintain a charge and function properly.

The tool you need to check your battery is called a multimeter. You will connect the positive and negative leads to the appropriate posts on your battery. A good battery should be reading out at 12.4 volts or higher. If the voltage is lower than 12 volts…

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What is front-wheel drive vs. rear-wheel drive?

Most front-wheel drive vehicles today get the best gas mileage. That’s because the transmission sends power from the engine to the front wheels, allowing them to pull the car forward. While this does not create the fastest acceleration, you may be looking for fuel efficiency and longevity when you pick a car with front-wheel drive. Most compact cars and small sedans feature the FWD drivetrain for this reason.

However, rear-wheel drive has some significant advantages. For example, most sports cars have a RWD because it’s faster and more powerful. 

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Fuel Savings for Electrics and Hybrids

If you own a hybrid or electric vehicle, you are a person who places fuel economy near the top of the list when it comes to choosing a vehicle. Hybrids and electrics are some of the most fuel-efficient vehicles around, but you can only get the most from them when they are working at their best.

Even though a hybrid of electric will generally get better gas mileage than other vehicles, they are still sensitive to having regular maintenance. If your car has not been serviced in a while, one of the first symptoms you will notice is a drop…

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Be Prepared for Your Holiday Road Trip With These Top Tips

Holidays are fun and bring lots of joy to families in the Dallas, Texas region. If you plan your road trip well, great memories can come from the trip. A few minutes and a sheet of paper can help you plan your trip so everything is taken care of when it is time to get on the road.

Top Tips for Holiday Traveling

  • Plan around rush hour traffic. Stop for food and gas or take a break during peak traffic times.
  • Pack well. No one likes riding in an overstuffed car. Pack everything the night before you leave to assess…
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Dashboard Warning Lights Tell a Story

If you see warning lights on your dashboard, then it is prime time for you to get your car serviced at Audi Dallas. The warning lights are incredibly helpful to drivers because they remind you of what needs to be done. The dashboard can call your attention to what needs your immediate concern.

For the most part, the dashboard lights will show you common fixes, like your door is ajar or your fuel is running low. However, certain icons indicate extra functions. 

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Why are OEM Replacement Parts Better?

Don't assume that those cheaper parts you see on sale at the auto parts store will help fix the problem that you have with your vehicle. Even if it gets the problem fixed today, it could be inferior and brake down sooner. That means you'll have to fix it again.

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Reasons why Tire Rotation is Important for Your Car

Car experts will always recommend that you perform the tire rotation for your car as part of service and maintenance. It may however not be clear to you why tire rotation is important and how often it should be conducted. Our team of car maintenance experts from Audi Dallas recommends that tire rotation should be conducted every time the car goes for engine oil change service.

This routine service ensures that the tires wear out evenly with time.

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