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Monthly Archives: July 2015

German Car Dashboard Display Repair

German Car Dashboard Display Repair

These state of the art vehicles have amazing features within their cabin and under the hood, so vehicle owners experience the most futuristic driving experience that is possible today. But, with all of this technological progress, there are also associated German Car Dashboard Display Repair. One such problems, is with the digital display in many German Cars. Owners of Volkswagen, Audi, BMW, Mercedes Benz and Mini Coopers in South Florida have noted that the digital display on the dashboard loose pixels and fade out. This may include fluctuating brightness, flashing on and off, or total unresponsiveness. Eventually the dashboard goes completely dark. At German Car Depot we repair Volkswagen, Audi, BMW, Mercedes Benz and Mini Cooper dashboard displays. The turn around time is a few days in most cases. Repairing your display will save you from having to go to the dealer and reprogram the new dash.The cost to repair varies so call now to schedule-a ... read more

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Volkswagen services hollywood fl

When VW owners need repairs or service, they often default to visiting the dealership. This can sometimes lead to long waits and costly repairs. Our independent service center at German Car Depot can be a lower priced alternative to cost-conscious consumers wanting great service and quality workmanship. We are a Bosch certified service center, and employ mechanics with the experience and know-how to get your Volkswagen running in tip-top form. Whether it be a routine oil change, or a complete engine overhaul, our technicians are ready and able to work on your VW. Here are just a few of the many services we provide at German Car Depot: Engine Diagnosis and RepairSuspension and Steering RepairTune-ups, Oil Changes, and other Fluid ServicesCooling System Service and RepairFactory Recommended ... read more

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Do i need a brake fluid flush?

Do i need a brake fluid flush?

There are of many different of opinions and misconceptions concerning the need for periodic brake fluid flushes. Do I Need a brake fluid flush? How frequently should it be flushed and Why? Most German car manufacturers recommend having your brake fluid flushed every couple years. Brake fluid is hygroscopic which means it attracts and holds moisture be absorbed right out of the air. Old, contaminated brake fluid on the left vs. fresh fluid on the right. Brake fluid moisture can be seen by darkening of the brake fluid .I can be very easily measured with brake fluid moisture tester. Brake fluid should not boil until approximately 500 degrees with just 2% moisture the boiling point can be compromised up to 45% around 320 degrees. When your car feels like it does not stop as well after a few stops your fluid could be ready to be flushed. As brake fluid ages it’s going to corrode in many of the hydraulic components found in the braking system|. Additionally, the ... read more

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Brake Repairs in Audi Vehicles

Perhaps the most important feature on your entire car, the braking system comes in a two forms, drum brakes and disc brakes. The braking system may seem simple, but it is actually a complex system which your safety depends upon. Here’s a brief explanation common Brake repairs in Audi Vehicles. Disc Brakes: In the case of the disc brake, the hydraulic oil is instead pushed into a caliper and is pressed against a piston, which forces the brake pads against the rotor. This rotor, or disk, is connected to the wheel, and so the car is stopped. Disc brakes are the most common form of brakes Audi’s come with. Drum Brakes: A hydraulic fluid is pushed into a cylinder that forces the brake shoe outward, causing the lining and the drum, which is connected to the wheel, to come into contact. Therefore, friction stops the vehicle. This type of braking system is common in older import vehicles. The majority of today’s Audi vehicles utilize disc brakes supplemented with an anti-lo ... read more

BMW Brake Repair

BMW Brake Repair

BMW BRAKESM Old school mechanics have no idea about the complexity of modern BMW braking systems. Most of them won’t invest time for training on the new computerized equipment for BMW brake repair, Anti Lock Braking Systems (ABS), and Electronic Stability Programs (ESP). Just because a shop has a scan tool that is only the beginning of the learning curve. German Car Depot is a Bosch Factory Authorized service repair center with Bosch Factory training and technical support to fix your BMW correct the first time in. BMW Brake Repair Cost Repair costs vary between models because of different brake sizes for different options, engine size, and wheel size. Brake jobs cost on average as low as $189 and as high as $1500. The best way to find out the cost of brake repairs is to Schedule an appointment. Brake Pads Brake pads come in a variety of qualities at GCD. We take pride in understanding that safety is our ... read more

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