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Audi Evaporative Leaks Repair in San Carlos, CA

Your Audi comes with a variety of systems that play unique roles in the overall performance of the vehicle. One of such vital system is the evaporative control system (simply known as EVAP) and its purpose is to contain gasoline fumes, so they are not released into the environment. It’s your Audi’s way of controlling pollution. Driving with a leaking evaporative system puts you and your passengers in danger of inhaling harmful fumes. It will likely cause the check engine light to come “on”, with the most common codes being: P0442 - Evaporative Emission System (EVAP) Small Leak Detected P0455 - Evaporative Emission System (EVAP) Large Leak Detected P0446 - Evaporative Emission System (EVAP) Vent System Performance If your vehicle has hard time starting after you fill the gas tank, it could also indicate potential EVAP problem. At Toole’s Garage in San Carlos we can diagnose any EVAP issues your Audi may experience. Typically we will first read the faul ... read more

Audi TPMS Warning Repair in Valley Springs, CA

Your Audi’s dashboard contains a number of warning lights that tell you the status of your vehicle. Tire Pressure Monitoring Light (TPMS) has an exclamation point, surrounded by something that is supposed to represent a tire. If your Audi computer turns on this light, it’s telling you that one or more of the tires are under-inflated – or that there is a problem with the TPMS sensor system.   What is TPMS? The TPMS or Tire Pressure Monitoring System became a mandatory component on U.S. vehicles since 2008. Its main function is to alert you of notable change in air pressure occurring in the tires. In other words, the system monitors your tires to inform you whenever they are either overinflated or under-inflated. Tire-related problems are one of the highest causes of accidents in the world and this system was designed to address this issue. By alerting you to unusual pressure in the tires, TPMS helps to prevent problems such as flat tires, uneve ... read more

Audi Brake Pads Replacement in Valley Springs, CA

Your vehicle’s brake system comprises a number of components that all play a critical role in ensuring your safety and that of your passengers. Brake pads press against rotors to create friction that slows down your Audi.  Since they’re a contact wear item, brake pads suffer wear and tear and need replacement from time to time. Signs your Audi needs brake pads replacement Since brake pads are just one of the several components that make up the brake system, identifying the symptoms of worn or damaged brake pads can be tricky. Here are common signs to help you figure out that brake pads might be the problem:   Noisy brakes If you hear a grinding noise anytime you press the brakes, it’s likely because the brake pads are worn out. These strange noises are produced when metal scrape against metal between the brake pad backing plate and the rotor. Brake warning light Your Audi’s brake system has a dedic ... read more

Audi Battery Replacement in San Carlos, CA

Audi Battery Replacement in San Carlos, CA Toole’s Garage offers Audi owners full range of maintenance services and repairs, including Audi battery replacement. Car battery is a vital part of the electrical system that powers your vehicle. If a battery ever died in your car, you know the inconvenience – at Toole’s Garage we offer battery testing and battery replacement, so you never have to be stuck somewhere without power and ability to get your car going. Car batteries will typically last about 4-5 years. So if your Audi has not had a battery replacement for that period of time, it’s a good idea to bring it to our San Carlos auto care facility to have the battery tested -  we can combined battery testing with an oil change, so you don’t have to make two trips. At a minimum, we recommend that you are familiar with the signs that could indicated that your Audi battery is starting to fail – if you notice any of the symptoms li ... read more

Audi AC Refill in Valley Springs, CA

Audi AC Refill in Valley Springs, CA

Audi AC Refill in Valley Springs, CA Audi a/c system needs regular maintenance – and one aspect of the Audi ac maintenance is a/c refill. We normally don’t think much about the air conditioning system – until it no longer blows the cold air we desire. In Valley Springs, during summer, getting the a/c system working correctly is important. We recommend a/c check in the spring, so if it turns out that the system is not functioning correctly, you can get if fixed long before the hot summer days. Your Audi’s a/c system can suffer from a variety of issues – ventilation fan not working, mildew or mold, leaks, bad air compressor – but if the air does blow, and it otherwise seems ok, but the air not as cold as you desire, there is a good chance that a/c refill is indicated. In California we have stringent rules governing a/c refills. At Toole’s Garage we follow these rules not only because the government compels us to follow them, b ... read more

Audi Brake Maintenance in San Carlos, CA

When you drive a high-performance vehicle, you need to be mindful of your braking system. To keep your Audi driving at its best, it needs regular service and brake maintenance. The actual frequency of your shop visits will depend on how much you drive and the typical driving conditions – lots of stop and go traffic, or driving where there are many hills, will shorten the interval between mechanic visits.  At our shop in San Carlos, CA, we offer full Audi brake service and maintenance. Our highly trained staff is well-versed in everything German engineering can produce, and we will make sure your Audi’s brakes are back to their full capacity.  Whether your Audi needs new brake pads, new rotors, brake fluid replacement, or your Audi suffers from a sticking caliper, our nationally ASE certified technicians will get the problem diagnosed and repaired.  At Toole’s Garage in San Carlos we love Audi vehicles, and our friendly service advisors will be happy t ... read more

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