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Car Washing Tips for Your Volkswagen

Car Washing Tips for Your Volkswagen

Spring is here, and for many people, that means spring cleaning! While you pick up things around the house, you should consider freshening up your Volkswagen too. We’ve got some trusted tips on how to properly wash your Volkswagen.   While you may be ready to jump right in, there are some tips that you should keep in mind when washing your car yourself. Follow these tips, and your car will be sparkling clean! Make sure to get your hard-to-reach areas, including the tires, grille, and underbody. The Kansas winter was probably tough on your Volkswagen, and debris and dirt could've built up in these areas. Be sure to put some elbow grease into it when you wash these parts. Always dry with a microfiber cloth. Please remember to use a soft material that won’t scratch the vehicle. Sure – an old t-shirt or towel may be a quick grab, but those fabrics can end up damaging your Volkswagen’s paint. Wipe down mirrors, windshields, and other glass surfaces. Now ... read more

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What Does the Color of My Volkswagen's Exhaust Smoke Mean?

What Does the Color of My Volkswagen's Exhaust Smoke Mean?

It is typically normal to see some exhaust smoke coming from out of your Volkwagen's tailpipe when it is cold outside. But even during the winter, there are certain tones of exhaust smoke that could spell a catastrophe. If you are concerned about the exhaust smoke coming from your vehicle, please do not hesitate to contact the New Concept Auto Service experts.  What Do Exhaust Smoke Colors Mean? Black Exhaust Smoke - Dense black clouds of smoke spilling from your Volkswagen can look scary. Whenever you see black smoke, it is a warning that your car is burning excess fuel. You might also notice a hit in your fuel economy. Leaving this problem unresolved can likely lead to more extensive engine damage, so you should have your vehicle examined right away. White Exhaust Smoke - The most common explanation for white exhaust smoke is a coolant leak. Usually, it means that coolant fluid has escaped into the combustion chamber or the cylinders and has been burned by the engine. Thi ... read more

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