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Alignments Are Nothing to Brush off

Each year in the United States, thousands of auto accidents occur as a result of people driving vehicles with faulty equipment. Many of these accidents are a direct result of bad or failing steering components. One of the best indicators that your vehicle may be experiencing failing steering components is when the wheels begin falling out of alignment.

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Does My Vehicle Need Synthetic Oil?

With any machine with moving parts, a good lubricant is necessary to keep things running smoothly. Your motor needs oil to keep your vehicle running. But with both conventional and synthetic oil available for you to choose from, which one is best for your vehicle?

Simply put, conventional oil is made by nature while synthetic oil is created in a laboratory. Scientists have specifically formulated synthetic oil to have the exact qualities needed to keep a vehicle motor running in top condition. Synthetic oil does not freeze, burn off, or become sludgy as easily as conventional oil.

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The Facts About Brake Fluid

Modern vehicles stop using hydraulic systems. In response to pressure on the brake pedal, hydraulic, or brake fluid, moves through the brake lines to the vehicle's brake rotors. The rotors, in turn, stop the rotation of the wheels. Hydraulic fluid is the mechanism through which energy moves through the braking system. Brake fluid remains effective in extreme conditions. It's designed to withstand high temperatures and pressures. Brake fluids can be roughly broken down into two types: glycol and silicon-based.

As your vehicle ages, the fluid in your brake system can take on moisture...

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Getting Your Car Unstuck From The Snow: Kitty Litter vs. Rock Salt


Local Mohegan Lake residents are well aware of how much snow and cold weather is possible during the winter season. Having essential items in your emergency kit that includes an aid to help you get tires unstuck from deep snow is important.

Two common aids for getting tires dug out are kitty litter and rock salt. The better of the two choices is the least expensive. Kitty litter costs much less than rock salt, has more benefits to its use than rock salt, and fewer negative consequences you can experience using rock salt to get loose.

Rock salt melts for…
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The difference between winter and traditional wiper blades


Winter wiper blades are special made wiper blades that are better equipped to handle the harsh winter months than traditional wiper blades.
  • Traditional wiper blades - Extreme cold causes traditional wiper blades to warp. When they warp they do not make contact with the windshield and leave streaks, ice, snow, and water on the windshield.
  • Winter wiper blades - Do not warp in the cold and keep contact with the windshield as they should.
  • Traditional wiper blades - Crack and tear in the cold, again leaving streaks on the windshield that impair your vision...
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Instead Of 3,000 Miles, Change Your Oil Less Often

Keeping your vehicle running smoothly does mean you have to keep an eye on the oil and change it when appropriate, but that doesn't mean you should change it more often than necessary. In fact, even getting it changed every 3,000 miles could be too much. It's better to just change your oil whenever your vehicle manufacturer recommends.

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Letting the Dealership Service Your Vehicle

It's common knowledge that owning a car means you are responsible for ensuring that car is performing as optimal levels and meets safety requirements. Safety requirements are as simple as making sure tires have enough thread, doors and latches close properly, etc.

 

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Experience the Iconic and Riveting Performance of the 2018 Audi TT

 

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The automotive world is full of iconic roadsters and two-door coupes, but few are as recognizable as the 2018 Audi TT. Now in its third generation, its combination of style, technology, and luxury and a sporting ride fueled by quattro all-wheel drive has kept it at the top of many enthusiast’s wish lists. If it’s a mainstay on your own list, or if you’re looking for a reason to pull the proverbial trigger, there are more reasons than ever to take a look…

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The 2018 Audi A3 Offers More Ways to be Uncompromising Than Ever Before

 

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An “entry-level” luxury sedan has the mission of showcasing the best a brand has to offer without the lofty price tag, which for many automakers means cutting some corners. That’s not the case with the 2018 Audi A3. Not only does this impressive sedan do an excellent job of representing the four rings, it’s spawned its own family of vehicles that range from the zipping four-door model, all the way up to a blisteringly-quick RS variant.

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Let Mohegan Lake Audi Help You Choose Your Next Family SUV!

 

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Whether you’re new to the world of premium crossovers, or are an old hand who’s overwhelmed by the sheer number of options and intelligent tech, there’s no cause to fret. The sales team at Mohegan Lake Audi pride ourselves on our ability to help customers find a vehicle that fits their needs, while our car financing experts are adept at crafting hassle-free lease and loan agreements. So if you have your eye on one of our new Audi SUVs, we can help you…

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