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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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Maintain Your Brakes This Winter

Your car's safety depends on its ability to stop effectively. As cars age, their braking systems are subjected to the inevitable wear and tear that comes with driving tens of thousands of miles in all kinds of conditions. The problem with braking systems is that they often only give subtle cues indicating that something may be wrong.

That's why it's so important to heed all warning signs that your car's brakes may be providing to you and head on in to an Audi service center, like the one here at Prestige Audi, for expert maintenance. 

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Give Our Online Service Scheduler a Try!

No one wants to miss important routine maintenance on their vehicle.

But many drivers don't have the time to call during business hours or drop by and schedule a date or time at the dealership in person. At Prestige Audi, we know the importance of getting your routine maintenance done at the dealership. We know your car best and can keep up to date with the potential issues surrounding your particular make and model. Plus, we may have specialized parts for your make and model that others may not have on hand.

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Emergency Vehicle on the Roadside? Move Over!

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According to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, 150 American law enforcement officers have been hit and killed while working alongside the highway since 1997. Another report from the National Traffic Incident Management Coalition says as many as 200 people are hit and killed on the roadside every single year.

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What’s the Best Drivetrain for My Needs?

There are several options when buying your new vehicle. Some can be very confusing. Fortunately, our knowledgeable staff at Prestige Audi is here to talk about the difference between four-wheel drive and all-wheel drive.

In order to make the best choice, you need to take one for the ride. Visit our Lakewood, CO dealership for a test drive one of our all-wheel drive models today!

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Place Quality Winter Wiper Blades on Your Vehicle

You are careful about the way that you care for your vehicle, and you only want the best for it. There are times when you can replace various components of the car to make it work out better for you. You can replace your windshield wiper blades with winter wiper blades to help prepare your vehicle for snow and ice.

When you find quality winter wiper blades, you will not experience the ice buildup that you would experience with other wiper blades. When you find a quality winter wiper blade option, you will be able to push away snow and…

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