Motor Werke Guide

We’ve enjoyed a string of warm weather this past week, I think it is safe to say that summer is just around the corner! Whether you’re cleaning up your vehicle for summer or pulling the winter cover off your convertible, it’s time to prep your car for the desert heat....

Summer means road-trip season. After a seemingly endless winter you are looking forward to warmer weather, so you can enjoy the sandy beaches, explore scenic back roads, or endure a visit to your in-laws (which will seem even longer than the endless winter). No matter what adventures you plan to take this summer season, make sure your vehicle is just as ready to hit the road as you are. ...

Every automobile engine has an air filter in order to run properly. Most engines run on an air to fuel ration of 14:1 for general driving. That means your engine has to breathe 14 times more oxygen than fuel in order to run at maximum efficiency.The air filter keeps the oxygen relatively clean by trapping dirt particles, as well as keeping contaminants off the airflow sensor. It also helps to quiet your intake system. Your engine can use up to 40,000 litres of air for every 3.5 litres of fuel burned....

Well, somehow we reached that time of the year again, Tire changeover season! If you’re driving your vehicle year round you’ll want to make sure you have the right tires on when the time comes....

The Kelowna lifestyle demands trips to the beach and mountains. Sometimes on the same day. Always with as many companions as we can fit in the car. With an Audi like this, that’s easy to do. However, this 2006 Audi A4 Quattro Avant's adventures came to a halt because of a strange noise coming from the engine bay. After a thorough inspection, Motor Werke's European auto experts found the culprit....

The Sprinter van has been around since 1995, giving us plenty of time to figure out its pros and cons. Pros? It’s a delivery, people transporting, toolshed on wheels…machine. Cons? They are always on the road working. So, it’s no wonder that our European auto experts perform a variety of Sprinter van service and repair work....

With all of the technological advances in the car world, your vehicle can often tell you when it's not running as happy as it should. Need oil or coolant? Fuel? Something up with the engine? Crossed into the other lane or falling asleep? There's an alert for that! Finding out that your wheels are misaligned isn't always so in-your-face....