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Towing 101

The first step to take before engaging your vehicle's towing system is to take some time to familiarize yourself with the manufacturer's owner manual to verify towing capacity and tongue weight. Knowing this information is imperative to ensuring a safe ride.

Before any towing trip, it is critical to perform a safety inspection on all of the vehicle's towing equipment to confirm that all components are in working order and are properly secured.

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The Renaldo Signature Certified Limited Warranty

Audi of Charlotte is proud to announce the Renaldo Signature Certified Limited Warranty. The unparalleled warranty that delivers on our promise of customer excellence and the ability for our customers to buy with complete confidence.

Not all used cars are created equally. Our Renaldo Signature Certified Limited Warranty includes pre-owned vehicles that are handpicked by our Certified Technicians and go through a rigorous 119 pt. inspection process. We qualify vehicles up to 8 years old…

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Your Exhaust Manifold Gasket may be Leaking

The exhaust manifold is a key part of your vehicle exhaust system. It is attached directly to your engine, and it is important to the proper operation of your entire system.

Key to the operation of the exhaust manifold is a small part called a manifold gasket. This part sits between the metal edges of the manifold and the engine block. 

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An Audi Dealership Honor

Audi of Charlotte has once again achieved the highest Audi dealership honor - earning recognition from the Audi Magna Society. Audi of Charlotte was one of the top dealerships to be recognized in the country for their performance.

 

The Magna Society recognizes dealerships in the United States for their commitment to quality customer service and solid business performance. Audi established this society to recognize dealerships that not only exceed sales targets, but also demonstrate high levels…

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5th Annual Autism Charlotte Couture for a Cause Fashion Show

Hundreds of people came out to show their support at the 5th Annual Autism Charlotte Couture for a Cause and we couldn’t be more grateful! This year’s event was a hit - reaching record numbers in attendance and exceeding expectations in donations.

The 250+ patrons who came out this year enjoyed a live auction of fine wines, jewelry and private parties with an in-home chef. The event raised over $100,000 to go towards serving children within the Charlotte area. Audi of Charlotte is the proud title sponsor of this event and has been a sponsor of several Autism…

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How Good Driving Is Synonymous with Proper Functioning Brake Pads

If you have ever avoided a car crash from having quick reaction time, you should consider the parts of your car that allowed you to move and brake with such sudden precision. What is the science behind the action that allows vehicles to slow down at a moment's notice?

A basic explanation ends with the brake pads. When someone presses the brakes of their car, brake fluid is fed into a series of cylinders and pistons that act similar to an air pump, pushing the fluid from one chamber into the next. 

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Autism Charlotte’s Fifth Annual Couture for a Cause

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Autism Charlotte’s vision is to bring together the Charlotte community to help the children and young adults who are impacted by autism attain fulfilling and independent lives. Because of this, they have decided to bring together the city’s most fashionable natives for a couture runway experience that celebrates the beauty in everyone. 
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What Does the Information on the Side of a Tire Mean?

There is important information supplied to you on the side of your tire about the type and size needed for your car. It may take a little practice, but once you have the basic idea, you’ll will have a better understanding of what your vehicle requires.

Usually, the abbreviations begin with a letter. That tells you the type of vehicle. If it’s a “P,” for example, then it is for a passenger car. 

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Audi Unveils First Vehicle-Integrated Toll Technology in the US

 
Audi is about to make managing toll payments and accounts throughout America much easier for new Audi drivers with its upcoming Integrated Toll Module (ITM) technology. Audi of America is expanding its vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) technology beginning in late 2018 to include the launch of a vehicle-integrated toll payment technology on select new Audi vehicles in the United States. The ITM is a toll transponder built into the vehicle's rearview mirror that allows drivers to…
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Good Suspension Paves the Way for a Smooth Ride

Nothing feels more luxurious than a smooth ride. When your suspension, including shocks and struts show wear, driving your vehicle may feel more like a special event at automotive rodeo than a leisurely drive through the countryside. Not only does it diminish your traveling pleasure, inadequate suspension puts undue strain on other car parts. 

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