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Tire Replacement

When you are thinking about routine maintenance for your vehicle don't forget about the fact that every so often, your tires will need to be replaced. This can occur from general wear and tear on your vehicle but it can also occur if you are not happy with the way your tires are performing throughout a variety of different weather conditions.

The tires that come on your vehicle are likely tires that are designed to be used all year. If you live somewhere the weather turns very cold and ice and snow are a concern you might want a…

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What Do Motor Oil Viscosity Ratings Mean?

When you hear viscosity used to refer to motor oil, it just means the thickness of that liquid. The top considerations in choosing the correct oil are your manufacturer’s guidelines and temperature. If oil is too thin, it won’t can’t lubricate the engine’s parts well enough. Oil that’s too thick, or viscous, will overwork it.

The markings on a multi-grade bottle of oil indicate the viscosity it reaches in both cold and hot temperature conditions. The 10 in a 10W30 weight, for example, means that’s the highest viscosity, or thickest, your oil will...

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Cabin and Engine Air Filters Require Random Inspections for Proper Functioning


The cabin and engine air filters are specifically designed to prevent harmful air particles from getting into areas of your vehicle that could become problematic.

The engine air filter works in combination with the combustion chamber from the power of your engine. For a relatively small part, it does an incredible amount of work. Once the combustion air reaches the engine air filter, it immediately begins to block debris, bugs, dirt and many other harmful contaminants. If the engine air filter becomes clogged, it becomes inoperable.

A cabin air filter is more streamlined...
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Keep Your Fuel Tank Full This Winter

The winter months can be hard on a vehicle when you live in Salt Lake City, UT. We understand this, and that is why we want our Audi customers to know that one way that you can avoid costly repairs and inconveniences this winter is to keep the fuel tank in your car, truck or SUV filled.

Driving on a full fuel tank will not only give you much needed weight to increase your luxury vehicle's stability on the roads, but it will allow decrease the amount of water-laden air that can condense and freeze within your fuel system…

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Your Tire Tread Keeps You Safe On The Road

The tread on your tires is what gives you traction when driving on the road. That is what makes it such a critical component on your vehicle. Here at Audi Salt Lake City, we always encourage our customers to keep an eye on the condition of their tire and tire tread. Maintaining your tires is key to safe driving when you are behind the wheel of your luxurious Audi vehicle.

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Use Proper Windshield Wiper Fluid to Protect Your Investment

Windshield wiper fluid is affordable and readily available to Salt Lake City, UT motorists. Not only will it clean your windshield properly, but it will also increase the life of your windshield wipers along with your windshield wiper fluid system.

How can windshield wiper fluid contribute to the longevity of your overall wiper system? This is due to the fact that the fluid does not allow the wipers to become dried out and brittle. This is also the same for the internal components of a windshield wiper fluid, such as rubber seals and plastic hoses.

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Use Salt, Kitty Litter or Sand to Get Unstuck This Season

The winter season brings holidays, joy and warm food – but it also brings cold weather. In many areas, like Salt Lake City, it will also dump down the snow and bring on some ice, making the driving conditions some of the most dreaded throughout the year. However skilled you may be as a driver, keeping salt, sand and kitty litter with you in your vehicle through the winter is a smart decision to make because you may find yourself stuck in the snow or ice at some point.

Having the salt, sand and kitty litter handy ensures that you can…

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Making the Most this Season of Your Holiday Traveling

Don't let heavy traffic ruin your holiday spirit this year! There are ways you can make the most of your time on the road and lessen your chances of getting stuck in all that traffic. The Audi Salt Lake City team is here to help:

  • Don't start your trip when every other driver is getting out on the highways. Wait until night or very early in the morning to get a jump on…
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Don't Ignore your Car's Warning

If your car's check engine light comes on, it can mean one of many things. First off, you (obviously) know that something is "off" and needs to be fixed. The sooner, the better. You can buy an inexpensive code reader to help you figure out what's more specifically wrong with your car, or take it into a mechanic. Just be sure not to confuse your check engine light with your service light -- the latter meaning that it is simply time for your next oil change.

Check engine lights are normally orange, yellow, or amber, but if it is…
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