Motor Werke Guide

No One Wants To Hear That There Is Something Wrong With Their Car, Especially When It Comes To The Transmission. The owner of this 2010 Audi TT Quattro 4-cylinder TFSI 2 L started to feel a difference in the shift pattern when driving, and so he promptly brought his car to us with some concern. A test drive showed the somewhat erratic shifting,...

When it comes to servicing your car, do you cruise down to the dealership or your local independent shop? There can be benefits to both, and it mostly comes down to personal preference. Most people judge the quality of their service on the price, convenience, and customer service they receive. Presently, independent shops are often able to outshine the dealerships in all these important aspects....

Fall is a breathtaking time of year in BC, and especially in Kelowna. Alas, every year it gives way to winter and all of the safe driving challenges that come with it. From slick roads to poor visibility, there’s not much you can do to control the weather. However, you can control the safety features of your car....

Coolant (or antifreeze) ensures your car’s engine runs at maximum efficiency by keeping it at just the right temperature. Conventional coolants are a mixture of anticorrosive additives, ethylene glycol, and water. Your car’s engine performs best at high temperatures but not so high as to cause damage to its components. ...

To align or not to align… that is the question. The answer may be more important than you think. Your car’s wheel alignment should be checked when you get new tires, install suspension components, if there is any unusual wear patter on the tires, if your car starts to pull to one side and/or when you encounter a major pothole or have a serious run in with a curb....

Curious about the benefits of detailing? There are many reasons to have your car detailed, which include making it a cleaner space for you to spend your time, and protecting the exterior finish from outdoor elements. We’ve got the lowdown on reasons to avoid the carwash, and ways to help care for your vehicle after your next detailing appointment....