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Getting Started: Is It Time to Service Your Ignition?

Though there are countless important parts to your vehicle, your ignition is truly the piece that gets things running - literally. Though it is very common to assume that when your vehicle will not start it is because of a dead battery, it can often be due to a faulty or broken ignition.

So then, how can you tell that your ignition is failing? The exact signs will vary from case to case, but you may experience a loud grinding noise, or oil soak from the engine. 

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The Audi A4: Technology with a Purpose

The Audi A4 is a highly popular luxury compact car featuring high-tech media components and safety features. This compact car offers optimal performance with a unique style and emphasis on safety.

One of the more fascinating features of the 2018 Audi A4 is the Virtual Cockpit. This 12.3-inch screen replaces the traditional speedometer and dash display for the driver. While both a speedometer and tachometer are on the display, the screen offers additional information like duration of the trip timer, audio and navigational displays, and an option for Google Earth. 

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The New Audi Q3 Impresses on All Levels

One of the most popular subcompact luxury SUV's on the market today is the Audi Q3. That is why we here at Audi Bellingham in Bellingham, WA are so excited to tell you all about its many design features.

First, the S Line exterior of this vehicle is something to behold. It features a sleek, sporty look and it also contains oversized air intakes that ensure your vehicle is always working at maximum efficiency. 

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Towing Safety Tips to Follow

When it comes to towing, make sure it’s always safety first. This means making sure your vehicle and towing equipment are in good condition and ready for the excursion. Stop at Audi Bellingham and let us inspect everything for you or offer safety recommendations.

Despite having everything in good working order, it’s still important to follow these safety tips.

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Powertrain vs Bumper-to-Bumper Warranties: Protect Your Car

When you buy a new car, the first thing you want to do besides a test drive is ask about the warranty coverage. Most new cars come with a five-year limited warranty, but what does it cover? Powertrain warranties cover the expensive parts of the car including your engine and transmission. If either one of those goes within the first 60,000 miles, then you probably have a manufacturer's defect. 

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Can You Afford Car Fever?

We all have car fever from time to time. Suddenly, your car’s performance just doesn’t compare to the newer models and you desire something more reliable. The bus may not get you to work on time, and the shiny cars you that pass you look faster and more impressive.

Whatever creates it, car fever has its ways of making you consider the ownership of a car. 

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Tire Sizing Codes Are Easier to Read Than It May Seem

Reading the sizing code on your tire sidewalls can seem a bit tricky if you have never had the code broken down for you before. But once you know how to read it, you will find that it really isn't all that complicated. For example, if a tire has a sizing code on it that reads P205/55R16, then that breaks down as:

  • P - Passenger vehicle type tire.
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What are Some Applications for Leaf Spring Suspensions?

Oftentimes, large and heavy vehicles have special suspension-system needs. One system that has features tailor-made for many larger vehicles is the leaf spring suspension system.

Leaf spring designs vary from maker to maker, but most designs involve long, flat, flexible pieces of metal stacked upon each other and held together at the ends by special clamps. 

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Breathe Easy: Change Your Air Filters

If you own an automobile it is important to keep up routine maintenance to ensure you keep it running at optimum performance. A simple way to help improve the performance of your automobile is by changing your cabin and engine air filters. Below is an explanation of what each filter does and why it is important to change them:

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