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Digital Connections and Services in the 2018 Audi A6

Available in four premium models, the 2018 Audi A6 is a full-size sedan that carries cutting-edge technology in the cockpit. The patented MMI infotainment system is installed in the 2018 Audi A6. You have several convenient ways to manage this sophisticated digital console. Surrounding the gear lever, the MMI touch pad is sensitive enough to interpret handwriting and other subtle movements of the fingers. You don't actually need to tap the display of the multimedia system to navigate the menus. 

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Reasons Why Your Tire Pressure Light is Illuminated

The tire pressure in your car's tires can have a negative impact on the ride of your vehicle and the life of those tires. Here are a few things to consider if you do not have the tire pressure within the recommended range.

When the tires are overinflated, air causes the tire to expand so that the car is rising basically on the center only. This will not only wear the tread in that one area faster, it will become difficult to steer the vehicle on wet roads. 

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Which 2018 Audi A5 Will You Choose?

Our team understands the importance of having choices. The Audi A5 is full of them, and when you take a look at this popular luxury coupe, you’ll find one for your needs.

The 2018 Audi A5 Coupe comes in three different trim options, and each of them have been carefully redesigned both inside and out. Under the hood of each of these trims is a 2.0 TFSI four-cylinder engine that you can customize with manual and automatic transmission options. 

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When Should a Professional Look at Your Braking System?

Without brakes that work the way they are supposed to in your vehicle, you and your family are at a much greater risk of being a part of an accident. That is why our experienced team here at Audi Birmingham located in Irondale, AL want to ensure you know when it's time to have a dealer repair your brake pedal.

First, if you should ever notice any damage to your brake lines, you should seek a repair immediately. If not dealt with, this can lead to brake fluid leaks. 

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Is it Time to Service Your Fuel System?

It's easy to take your car's fuel system for granted. You step on the accelerator, and your car goes. Unfortunately, most moving parts eventually wear out and need to be replaced. Ignore the signs that your car needs a fuel system service, and, at best, you will be left stranded and annoyed; at worst, you could cause a serious accident.

Among the early signs that you might need to bring your car in to Audi Birmingham for a fuel system service is when it sputters intermittently and then recovers when you are driving at consistently high speed. 

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Tips to Check Your Car's Battery

Car batteries last an average of three to four years, although, in harsh conditions, they can lose power before that time. Sometimes batteries are defective and fail while still in their warranty period. The only way to know whether your battery will hold a proper charge is to test it.

To test your battery, wear a pair of rubber gloves and safety eyewear to protect yourself from acid. Make sure the vehicle is off before connecting a voltmeter. 

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Signs of a Leaking Exhaust Pipe or System

A car that is purring with a quiet sound as you’re driving down the road in Irondale, AL is music to a car owner's ears. It’s the sound of a "healthy" exhaust system. But, how do you know if an exhaust system is in need of repair and catch it before the sound turns unpleasant?

You can identify small sounds that will give you clear indicators. Listen for a small "hissing" sound from the undercarriage of your vehicle. It can become even more distinctive once you accelerate the engine and immediately release the gas pedal. 

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What are Fan Shrouds?

One of the main jobs of your engine's cooling system is to remove the heat from hot coolant before it recirculates back into the motor. To do this, the system needs a constant supply of cool air flowing over the radiator-core and the engine itself, and the fans help to supply this mass of air.

While the fans have a critical role in engine cooling efforts, they need help with their assigned task. This help comes in many forms, but one of the most important backup players to your radiator fan is your radiator fan shroud. 

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Help Prolong the Life of Your Transmission

While you can't help the normal wear and tear on your transmission, certain habits can make your transmission wear out faster. Driving aggressively with quick stops and starts can wreak havoc on your transmission, making it necessary for a new one early.

Most cars last for years without needing a new transmission. If your car doesn't go into gear well or you find transmission fluid where you parked your car, visit us at our Audi service station in Irondale for an inspection. 

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Schedule Audi Service Online

When a person comes to a dealership to buy a new or used vehicle, they want to make sure that they are dealing with a reputable business. This is certainly something that we here at Audi Birmingham love to pride ourselves with. Another thing that we like to offer our customers is the best when it comes to convenience. One of the convenience factors that we love to offer is an online service scheduler.

One thing that we like to offer when we sell a vehicle is the chance and the ability to do the repairs and the regular maintenance…

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