German auto repair

German Repair Shop: Service Schedules for German Cars

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 [...]

German Repair Shop: Service Schedules for German Cars2022-01-20T18:22:30+00:00

German Repair Shop: Top Reasons Why The Check Engine Light is On

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 [...]

German Repair Shop: Top Reasons Why The Check Engine Light is On2021-11-05T16:11:02+00:00

BMW Auto Repair: Engine Ticking Noise

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 [...]

BMW Auto Repair: Engine Ticking Noise2021-11-05T16:12:48+00:00

German Auto Repair in North Charleston | Staying Ahead of the Maintenance Schedule

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 [...]

German Auto Repair in North Charleston | Staying Ahead of the Maintenance Schedule2021-06-08T16:52:19+00:00

A Good Car Repair Shop is Your Friend

Too often, the relationship between a car repair shop and its customers is an adversarial one. We don’t think that should be the case. At Ottohaus of Charleston, we want to develop a friendly and trusting relationship with each and every one of our clients. We think a good relationship leads to better outcomes for [...]

A Good Car Repair Shop is Your Friend2018-04-18T23:44:39+00:00

Spring Cleaning Time? Remember Your Car

Spring is a great time to clean up your home. You may have been indoors for a lot of the winter, leaving your house in something less than tip-top shape. By going through some basic spring cleaning projects, you can restore the condition of your home before summer arrives. Of course, this concept doesn’t have [...]

Spring Cleaning Time? Remember Your Car2018-04-18T23:39:59+00:00

Ottohaus is the VW Mechanic You Can Trust

VW Mechanic | Let's be honest for a moment - it can be hard to find a trustworthy mechanic. That isn't to say that there are no good mechanics in and around Charleston. There are plenty of good options, depending on the type of vehicle you drive. Unfortunately, they aren't all good, and some people [...]

Ottohaus is the VW Mechanic You Can Trust2018-03-16T17:02:01+00:00

Thinking of a Brake Replacement? The Time is Now

Brake Replacement | The braking system on your vehicle is one of the most important elements of the car's performance. It is easy to think about performance in terms of acceleration and top speed, but neither of those things is useful when the car doesn't stop properly. If you have been thinking that it might [...]

Thinking of a Brake Replacement? The Time is Now2018-03-16T16:53:16+00:00

Car Repair is best when its avoided

Car Repair | For many people, the first time they look for a qualified mechanic in the Charleston area is when they realize they need prompt car repair. And, of course, that is a necessary move to make at that point. If something is currently wrong with your Audi, BMW, or VW vehicle, please feel [...]

Car Repair is best when its avoided2018-03-15T18:24:58+00:00

Key Considerations Before Performing an Oil Change in Your Garage

Oil Change | Without a doubt, it is tempting to perform your own oil changes right at home. After all, you may have a garage space of some kind to use, and changing oil is not the most complicated of auto service tasks. While it is possible to change your own oil properly, the job [...]

Key Considerations Before Performing an Oil Change in Your Garage2018-03-15T15:44:24+00:00
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