• Summer Volkswagen Care: Protecting the Battery

    Published 1 week ago — by Lisa Federico

    Volkswagen battery care during the summer

    Volkswagen battery care during the summer
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    The summer sun is inevitable, as is the heat that comes along with it. The ultraviolet heat and overcharging can pose as a threat to your Volkswagen, especially your battery. Battery fluid evaporates when the temps rise, which in turn, causes damage to the battery’s internal structure.

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  • Keeping Your Volkswagen in the BEST Shape to Last Longer

    Published 3 weeks ago — by Lisa Federico

    Keep your Volkswagen in shape!

    Keep your Volkswagen in shape!
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    Your prized possession or perhaps just an old jalopy to get you from point A to point B, no matter what you call it, your Volkswagen vehicle helps you go about your daily life. It takes a lot of wear and tear dropping the kids off at school, running errands and taking vacation trips. It’s important to keep your Volkswagen in the best shape possible to ensure you won’t be stuck on the side of the road, or missing out on life events. Here are some tips to help your vehicle stay in tip-top condition.

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  • Aging Vehicles, Thriving Independent Volkswagen Repair Shops

    Published 1 month ago — by Lisa Federico

    Motorists are keeping their vehicles longer, according to a recent poll.

    Motorists are keeping their vehicles longer, according to a recent poll.
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    The average age of consumer vehicles on the road today has risen over the last few decades as more motorists are choosing to keep their vehicle longer. According to a poll by market research company IHS Markit, the average age of consumer vehicles on the road was 11.6 years in 2016. This number is up from 11.5 years in 2015.

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  • Summer Volkswagen Preventative Maintenance Tips For Road Trips

    Published 1 month ago — by Lisa Federico

    Preventative maintenance tips for your Volkswagen summertime road trip

    Preventative maintenance tips for your Volkswagen summertime road trip
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    The kids are out of school and the temperature is rising, summer has graced us with its sun-shiny presence once again. Keep yourself and your travel companions safe on the road, whether trekking to the beach, going for a cross-country drive or visiting family and friends. Here are a few preventative maintenance tips to keep your Volkswagen ready for the road…

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  • Don’t Fear, An Independent Volkswagen Repair Shop Is Near

    Published 3 months ago — by Lisa Federico

    Build a trusting relationship today with your friendly Volkswagen repair shop in your neighborhood.
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    Scenario 1: It’s Monday morning and your check engine light is still on in your Volkswagen, and has been for weeks, and you’re hoping your vehicle won’t break down in rush hour traffic.

    Scenario 2: The weather’s just right and it’s road trip season, but you’re wary of how your Volkswagen will perform on such a lengthy trip.

    Scenario 3: Last time you got your vehicle serviced from the Volkswagen dealership it was such a hassle, from unnecessary repair recommendations, a long wait and a costly bill to round it out.

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