If You Are Looking for Pioneering Features in a Sedan, Look at the 2017 Volkswagen Passat

With a lot of vehicles to choose from, it may be hard to come to a decision as to which one if perfect for you. If you are looking for features that are not only advanced but convenient for your traveling needs, then you should take a look at the 2017 Volkswagen Passat.

When you are cruising down the highway, wouldn’t it be convenient to control your entertainment features right from your steering wheel? With offered steering wheel mounted audio controls, this can be made a reality with the 2017 Volkswagen Passat...


Do You Need Windshield Repair?

The windshield of an automobile is very important. It provides a great level of safety. A car must allow the driver visibility and deflect the oncoming objects during travel. A blemish in a windshield may seem to be insignificant if it is not impairing the driver's vision. However, a small crack can spread over time. Temporary repairs are serviceable, and it is better to get a repair early on. Replacing the windshield is necessary when the ability to operate the vehicle is directly affected. It is more of an extensive repair to replace the windshield entirely...


What Exactly Is 'Tire Service'?

Servicing tires refers to tire rotation and inspection. Tires need to be rotated to insure proper wear on all tires, extending the life of the tires and making the ride smoother.

Tires need to be checked for wear, also. If tires are too worn, they need to be replaced. There is a cute, old way that you can tell yourself whether tires are too worn to use any more.

Take a penny and stick it into the tread. If you can see Lincoln's face, it is time to replace that tire.
The best time to rotate your tires is…

What's Your Driving Classification?

Many drivers don't know that their driving styles actually put them in a "severe" classification. You might even be one of those drivers. It all boils down to whether or not you drive in dusty or muddy conditions, in rough terrain, or frequently start up in cold conditions. Those are just few of the factors of a "severe" classification. It doesn't mean that you're a bad driver, but it does mean that you may need to receive proper maintenance more often.

Should I Have Conventional or Synthetic Oil Put In My Car?

The question between synthetic and conventional oil is one that many people have. Motor oil is meant to protect your vehicle from harmful contaminants while assisting friction-free movement of the parts inside the motor. Choosing between the two types of oil is typically done by reading your owner's manual. Most vehicle manufacturers will adequately supply you with the type of oil you should put in your car. But, what is the difference?
Conventional oil, also known as mineral-based oil, is simply crude oil that has been refined.

Leave Vehicle Maintenance Scheduling to Us

There are so many worries in the world, including World Peace, Cancer Cures and Vehicle Maintenance. Thankfully, you can check that last one off the list and leave it to us. Do you have a schedule of when each of your vehicle parts should be serviced? "No." But do we? "Yes."


What Should You Do With Old Motor Oil?

When you change your oil yourself, you will have old used oil left over. The problem with changing your own automobile oil, is that this used oil is considered to be hazardous waste. Thus, you will need to figure out what to do with your old used oil.


More Winter Volkswagen Maintenance Tips for Madison!

We're all pretty good at making it through the Madison winter. But is your vehicle? In our last post, we shared some winter maintenance tips. We're back with a few more for your Volkswagen!

Windshield: Ice and snow can build on your windshield, making it hard to see. Install heavier winter wiper blades capable of clearing it away. Always keep extra washer fluid and an ice scraper in your vehicle.

Emergency Kit: You never know what might happen in the winter that could strand you in your vehicle.

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Winter Volkswagen Maintenance Tips for Madison!

When you live near Madison, you just kind of get used to bracing for winter. The cold. The snow. The sometimes rough road conditions. Zimbrick Volkswagen of Madison would like to help you make sure you're Volkswagen is up to the task of winter driving. Here are a few winter maintenance tips.

Coolant: Do you like heat while you drive in the winter? That's pretty key, right? To make sure you're toasty in your VW, regularly check your coolant reservoir, and top it off with a 50/50 mix of antifreeze and water when needed.

Battery: Extreme…

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VW Beetle Enthusiasts Gather in Germany—Does That Make it An Infestation?

The first Beetle Sunshine Tour was held in 2004, it was the result of one fan of the VW Beetle and their desire to gather others cut from the same cloth. This year, more than 650 Volkswagen Beetles of every vintage were gathered in Travemunde, Germany, making it the world’s largest gathering of Beetle owners and fans.



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