When you purchase or lease a German car, your dealership or rental company will give you information on how to get the best service possible. One of the many important things they'll tell you to do is have regular service work done. Service should be done every 12 months or 12,000km, whichever comes first. This [...]
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A common reason for a car to be brought into the german repair shop is that the Check Engine Light (CEL) is on. The owner sees this and panics because they don't know why or what to do about it. But, what causes the CEL to turn on in the first place? Here are some [...]
Diesel is a type of car that has become more popular in recent years. They are often thought to be better for the environment than gas-powered cars, but there are some aspects about them that you should know before deciding to buy one. First, diesel fuel is much more expensive than gasoline or other fuels [...]
The ticking noise you hear may be related to BMW hydraulic valve lifters. A faulty oil pump plunger might also be the cause. You will know that your BMW's hydraulic valve lifters are in need of replacement if, while idling and under load, you hear a ticking sound coming from the front of your engine [...]
Audi, the premier brand of Volkswagen AG, was crafted for perfection as soon as their vehicles left the factory. The initial quality speaks for itself; the attention to detail throughout their automobile’s are second-to-none while the features that are packed into a single vehicle sounds too good to be true. In a nutshell, Audi has [...]
At Ottohaus, quality is everything. Ottohaus technicians are certified to meet the utmost needs of every customer. If you're looking for German auto repair in North Charleston, quality starts with education- which is the foundation of our craftsmanship. The policy of “Quality over quantity” is stowed in our technician’s tool cart, and is wheeled around from [...]
If you're looking for German auto repair in North Charleston, look no further. Staying Ahead of German Auto Repairs and Maintenance are important for the longevity of the vehicle’s life. Other manufacturers boast about reliability, but when the vehicle is not being taken care of, any vehicle has the potential to break down. To prevent [...]
Preparing your car for fall is essential to ensure that you drive safely and comfortably throughout the entire season. Ottohaus VW repair in North Charleston has trained technicians that will assist you in having your vehicle in optimal running condition for fall. Fall can be unpredictable in terms of weather changes. Storms, inclement weather, and [...]
Even though it’s not a mechanical part, engine oil is a critical component of your vehicle’s engine. It’s an additive that keeps your engine running smoothly and performing at peak levels. Without it, your engine would quickly cease operating and result in costly damage. Ottohaus Volkswagen mechanic shop technicians are experts in checking and replacing [...]
A spark plug is one of the most essential components in the engine. Because it’s combustion is responsible for the performance of the engine, it’s health has a direct impact on the performance of your vehicle. An Ottohaus technician trained in Volkswagen repair in North Charleston can advise you on the condition of your spark [...]