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Most Fun Gifts for the Car Lover in Your Life

Most Fun Gifts for the Car Lover in Your Life

February is a sweet month filled with love, chocolates, flowers, and gifts. But some of the most fun gifts are the ones we found for the car lover in your life. Foreign Affairs Auto in West Palm Beach caters to European automobiles, so we couldn’t help but share these items that many auto enthusiasts would love. Bentley luxury products: If you and your car lovers are Bentley fans, you’ll love the gift collections available in their online store. From apparel and accessories to well-appointed luggage, the Bentley lover in your life will be thrilled with these Bentley gifts. Rolls-Royce merchandise: Since Rolls-Royce is a brand that has been around since 1904, they have an online store as well. If your car loving sweetheart also loves to play golf, you can purchase Rolls-Royce golf tees, as well as apparel and executive items. BMW accessories a ... read more

New Year’s Resolutions for Your Car

Have you ever made New Year’s Resolutions for your car? Your loyal car takes you all over town without any complaints. It’s there when you need it, and goes when you put your foot on the gas. So why not have New Year’s Resolutions for your vehicle? Here are some you might consider for 2019!  Get Regular Maintenance Changing the oil and checking all the fluids, making sure the hoses aren’t cracked... those are things that will help your vehicle last longer, and save you money in the long run. We don’t like surprises when it comes to our car, and maybe you don’t either — one way to prevent surprises it to get that regular maintenance.  Attend to Funny Noises or Smells Does your car creak when it goes around corners? Do you sometimes smell something unusual? Those funny noises and smells could be indicators of more severe problems. Our auto technicians have heard many strange sounds. When our customers describe the sounds to us ... read more

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Preventives That Add More Years to Your Car Battery Life

Preventives That Add More Years to Your Car Battery Life

The importance of battery maintenance often goes overlooked by many drivers, and we can’t blame them. Like many other vehicle components, a car’s battery is something most of us don’t think about until it isn’t working properly. For those of us who have experienced a battery die on us, it can be a downright inconvenience. Other times, a battery dying can be dangerous and unpredictable. To get a handle on your battery, it is best to have a routine for how to care for it. Since much of the gadgets and technology we use in our cars these days relies heavily on a power source, it is important to maintain your battery to avoid getting stuck on the roadside somewhere. Battery care doesn’t have to be a hassle; in fact, there are several easy ways you can keep an eye on your battery without breaking a sweat or feeling totally inconvenienced. Furthermore, ongoing battery care can greatly impact the length of time b ... read more

How Much Will it Cost to Replace the Deployed Air Bags in an Audi?

How Much Will it Cost to Replace the Deployed Air Bags in an Audi?

Luxury vehicles like Audis are purchased for their performance and endurance; rarely do we think about how safe our cars really are, we just hop in and hope for the best. We take seriously the word of manufacturers when they say that a car is safe, because digging deeper takes more of an effort. This allows for issues with basic, commonplace safety features in vehicles like the airbags. Airbag recalls can be scary and unsettling, and the most recent Audi airbag recall is currently making drivers uneasy worldwide.   Even if an airbag deploys and does its job properly, it can be a stressful process to resolve after an accident. The cost of repairs alone can be astronomical, so it is important to understand exactly what replacing an airbag entails before you spend a bunch of money on other unnecessary repairs. Driving without an airbag in areas of West Palm Beach, Miami ... read more

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Car safety

Guide to Car Dashboard for New Driver

Guide to Car Dashboard for New Driver

Learning to drive is one of the most exciting times in a person’s life, it can also be one of the most overwhelming, especially if they’re not too familiar with the layout of a vehicle. In most brands and models of car, the dashboard is pretty similar with a few various design and style choices depending on the make of the vehicle. Familiarizing yourself with the dashboard and all of the various indicators and lights before driving is a great way to make it feel a little less overwhelming and more manageable. Here are some of the standard displays and indicator lights and what they mean to you and your vehicle. This is a chart that shows 64 of the most common lights that may appear on your dashboard. The dial on the left shows the RPM gauge, which is the Revolutions Per Minute, which is how many times a minute that the crankshaft is spinning. I ... read more

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