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 [...]
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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 [...]
Fall is the perfect time to have your brakes checked to make sure they’re in optimal working condition before winter arrives. This can help you from experiencing unnecessary risks for you and your vehicle. Ottohaus Audi repair in Charleston has trained technicians that will inspect your brakes and potentially save you from costly repairs. Brakes [...]
Contrary to popular belief, summer heat rather than winter cold poses the greatest threat to battery life and the resulting need for VW repair. Most people think of dead batteries during severe winter weather, but the summer heat is the real catalyst. Many battery problems start long before the temperature drops. Sooner or later, all [...]
Your exhaust system is one of your car’s most important systems as it expels harmful gases from your engine, allowing it to run better. Within the exhaust system, the catalytic converter is the most essential component as it burns off gases and pollutants. Driving your vehicle with a damaged or clogged catalytic converter can [...]
At Ottohaus, brake inspections and repairs are among the most common types of Audi repair in Charleston we perform. Brakes must perform as they should to ensure the safety of you and your passengers. We get asked many questions about the difference between the different braking system components, primarily between brake pads and brake [...]
If you’ve ever had the experience of having your car not start when you turned the key in the ignition, you very likely experienced great frustration. Your vehicle probably required some level of professional care, such as having an auto club come to your aid and jump-starting your car so you could take it to [...]
Throughout a vehicle’s lifetime, noises coming from various parts is inevitable. Sometimes the source of the noise is clearly evident; other times, it is more difficult to determine the cause. Many times, these noises are a signal that something may require VW repair and should be taken to a qualified technician as soon as possible. [...]
If you suspect that your car has possible engine problems, it’s very important to take it to a Volkswagen repair shop as soon as possible. The longer an engine problem goes diagnosed, and un-repaired, the more extensive the damage will be and the repair costs associated with it. These are signs that you may be [...]
Summer can be tough on cars, and our driving habits sometimes make it tougher. Your vehicle may very well be the first or second most expensive item you own, and keeping it operating at peak performance for a long time is probably your goal. Ottohaus VW repair in North Charleston has some tips on how [...]