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Meet the Highly Advanced Audi A4

The Audi A4 is one of the most compact and advanced cars on the road today. It's also one of the most luxurious. In designing this sedan, Audi took every design option into consideration. This car takes the best features from the past and combines them with the best technology of the present.

One example is the head-up display. This projects important information right onto the windshield. Distractedly looking down is no longer a problem with this feature. 

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Important Functions of Automobile Gaskets

There are many things to think about when you are ready to perform maintenance tasks on your vehicle. There are the obvious items to check, like the fluids, belts, battery and tires. But, have you ever given thought to the gaskets? These little guys are equally as important for the proper functioning of your vehicle.

Gaskets fit between the fluid-bearing surfaces of the engine and keep the fluids from escaping. They are most often made with multi-layered steel, copper or rubber. 

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Change a Flat Tire with Confidence

Changing a tire is usually not very difficult, but it does require that you know how to do it and that you have the correct tools. Sometimes the lug nuts can be placed too tightly on the wheels, but you will discover if that is the case when you practice changing the tire at home.

Placing the right items in the vehicle is the first order of business. A spare tire, a lug wrench and a jack are the basic items required. 

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Safety Is First with the Audi A3's Driving Assistance Features

Driving the Audi A3 is just pure fun. With all the dynamic technology imbedded in the standard and available options, the Audi A3 delivers all the infotainment and driving assistance system features that anyone could want, all packaged up in a sleek and sporty sedan.

Everyone can access the infotainment system with a single knob on the standard seven-inch screen display, and the available virtual cockpit integrates Google Maps, 

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Once Synthetic Oil; Always Synthetic Oil

As a car owner you know that it is important to keep up on your oil changes, but there are a lot of myths about motor oil that can be confusing. Below is one common oil myth, followed by the truth:

MYTH:Once you use synthetic oil you will always need to use synthetic oil.

FACT: While it is good to use synthetic oil because it contains cleansing properties and has been formulated to withstand extreme temperatures, you can use it when you want to. 

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Never Get Out on The Driver's Side During a Roadside Emergency

Cars that are driving on Lakewood's freeways can easily do in excess of 70 miles per hour. That's why it is extremely important for motorists to remain on the shoulder at all costs when dealing with a damaged vehicle.

If you have stopped your car on the highway for whatever reason, be it repairs or a roadside emergency, never exit the car from the left doors. 

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Preventive Steps Are Best When Dealing with Possible Hydroplaning

Prevention is always better than reaction, especially in a situation such as hydroplaning. Reacting after the fact can be dangerous and very scary. There are a few preventive measures that you can take to reduce the chances that your vehicle ever hydroplanes.

One thing that you should never do is keep cruise control turned on in rainy conditions.

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How to Read Tire Tread Sizes

Shopping for new tires can be an overwhelming process, especially if this is something you have never done before. Some people realize that when they start the process of shopping around, they don't even know about the different sizing associated with new tires. Basically, the size of a tire is expressed in millimeters and the number reflects the width of that particular tire.

Depending on your type of vehicle and what you are looking for, you will want to find a tire that is sized for your specific make and model. 

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