Monthly Archives: February 2011

Timing Belt

Ever heard the sad tale of a staggering repair bill from a broken timing belt? Bad news. Let’s take a lesson from their woes and remember to think about our timing belt. First, let’s review what a timing belt does. … Continue reading

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What happens when your timing belt breaks on your Audi A4

    This is what your VW / Audi 1.8L looks like after tear down when your water pump and timing belt are not replaced at the correct maintenance intervals. This poor soul bent most of the 20 intake valves and … Continue reading

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Alternative Fuel Vehicles In Pewaukee WI

Let’s talk about alternative fuel vehicles. In their quest to reduce the use of fossil fuels and harmful exhaust emissions to our Pewaukee environment, automakers will have a number of alternatives for us very soon. For instance, Flex Fuel vehicles … Continue reading

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TPMS: Tire Pressure Monitoring For Your Pewaukee Auto

You may know that all 2008 model year and newer cars, mini-vans and light trucks in Pewaukee come with a tire pressure monitoring system. Many slightly older vehicles around Pewaukee have these systems as well. A tire pressure monitoring system … Continue reading

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Keeping Your Pewaukee Air Fresh When Driving With A Clean Cabin Air Filter

What is a cabin air filter? Is it: A. A filter for your Pewaukee house? B. A fresh, piney scent? C. A filter for the passenger compartment of your car? Clever you, it’s C. A cabin air filter cleans the … Continue reading

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The Importance of maintaining door lock cylinders

When was the last time you used a key to open your door? Lack of use and lack of maintenance is the two main reasons why at Nelsons Automotive Of Pewaukee we find that a large percentage of cars we service … Continue reading

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