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Newer vehicles leave the 3,000-mile myth in their dust


Whether you are driving a recently built car or SUV, there is one thing that we at Audi Stevens Creek want you to know about when it comes to oil changes. You may have heard that ideally, you are to change your vehicle's oil every 3000 miles in order to keep your vehicle's engine components in top shape. This is not the standard anymore, and this myth was based on older vehicles that did not have the technology built into them that today's vehicles do.

Oil changes that occur every 3000 miles on newer cars are a…
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The importance of windshield wiper fluid


Driving with a stained windscreen worse. It is even a nightmare if one cannot wash the windscreen. This means that you may have a whole trip with blurred vision. Such incidences expose everyone in the vehicle to accident and danger. Consider an instance that you are driving at night. Some dirt gets splashed on your windscreen. This may consequently lead to a dirty windscreen. Trying to wash with water in the car doesn’t assist much.

Considering the above conditions, there can only be one answer for such trouble. The solution is the Windscreen wiper fluid...
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Horsepower: A Brief Tale

Anyone who has ever gone to buy a new vehicle has heard the phrase "this model now has more horsepower!", which sounds great, but what exactly is horsepower and why is more of it a good thing? Horsepower is defined as the ability to move 33,000lbs one foot per minute. The term was coined by James Watt in the 1800s while he was working with ponies in a coal mine.
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Why Service Your Vehicle at Audi Stevens Creek

When you need a car service, it is not good for you to assume that the local independent garage is the best option. Although the services at the local garage may seem cheap, quality, guarantee, service delivery and spare used may have integrity issues and you can't take chances. It is advisable to have the service done at the dealership. Apparently, many drivers are dismissing the option of using their dealership without even looking at the price. There is the notion that dealership is always expensive is a misconception. However, the difference in the cost is not very...

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Apply for Financing Online at Audi Stevens Creek

When it comes to securing the use of a vehicle for one’s own recreation or working responsibilities, most people seem to choose financing the buy of a vehicle, rather than emptying one’s wallet to be transferred ownership right then. Financing is similar to renting a house, although you get the vehicle at the end of the agreement.

An integral part of getting a financed vehicle is applying for the financing. Doing such often takes a while, and because most dealers require you to be there in person, doing such – simply applying – can take lots of time from your…

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The real cost of owning a vehicle

Owning a vehicle is something that most people will do at some point in their lifetime. However, owning a vehicle can be quite a financial endeavor for most people. This is because there are more costs with owning a vehicle than the cost of the vehicle itself. Here are some things to consider when adding up the total cost of ownership.

1. Gasoline - This is quite possibly the largest cost outside of a monthly car payment. Unless you have a completely electric vehicle, you will need gas. With gas prices the way they are today, this can become quite expensive…
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Be Prepared as You Head Off on a Holiday Road Trip

If you are going on a trip of some kind, you have to make sure that you are ready for the trip and all that will take place while you are on it. You need to set yourself and your vehicle up with all that you need to make the journey.

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Things You Need to Know about Tire Care

Just like any other part of the vehicle, tires requiring proper care for them to last long enough and serve their intended purpose. Worn-out tires will cost you cash and risk your safety and that of others at the same time. The good is that taking care of the tires is quite simple. Audi Stevens Creek recommends the following guidelines to make your car tires roadworthy at all times.

 

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Headlight Maintenance for an Illuminating Winter

In the winter months, you have to be able to see through any type of inclement weather that you may encounter as you travel far and wide to see your loved ones and celebrate the holidays. If your headlights are not working properly, you could risk having an accident. It is also mandatory that your lights be working or you could end up with a ticket.

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Get All Set to Go on a Holiday Adventure

If you think that you're all set for that road trip, you may want to think again. Many of us forget that we need to get our vehicle ready for the trip as well by getting the oil changed if it's due and getting it tuned up. It is better to take the time now to get it done than to have to deal with a breakdown miles from home.

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