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Is my transmission going bad?

Signs of a failing transmission

Vehicle catastrophes happen, and one of the many issues you can experience over the lifespan of your vehicle is a failing transmission. The transmission is what helps you switch gears and provides speed and torque conversions, so you need this part to be able to go from slow speeds to fast speeds. Take a look at some of the signs below that will indicate that your transmission is failing! Read the rest of this entry >>

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Volkswagen update surrounding coronavirus

With all the effects of coronavirus taking their toll over the last few months, everyone has been impacted greatly. That includes automakers, who rely on their assembly line of workers to be able to produce mass quantities of vehicles for drivers who need them. Things have come to a standstill for awhile now, but as various businesses and corporations are opening back up around the world, so is Volkswagen. Below, you’ll see a brief update on what’s happening at Volkswagen since the start of COVID-19 and how it has affected operations. Check it out and then contact us here at Quirk Volkswagen with any questions! Read the rest of this entry >>

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MPGs in the 2020 Golf

Fuel efficiency and performance in the 2020 Volkswagen Golf

When drivers think of the Golf, they often think about the utility features it offers. As a small hatchback car, the Golf offers drivers the spacious interior and utility of an SUV while having the actual size and ease of handling like that of a sedan. However, the Golf is more than just a utility vehicle. Take a look at the fuel efficiency and performance features in the 2020 Volkswagen Golf! Read the rest of this entry >>

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Engine in the 2020 Jetta

Performance features in the 2020 Volkswagen Jetta

Volkswagen is a name people trust to deliver top results and exceptional performance. The Jetta is a household name that has stood the test of time, delivering all the features drivers want at a price they can afford. For 2020, we’re seeing the Jetta return with some intriguing performance amenities. Take a look at the performance features in the 2020 Volkswagen Jetta below! Read the rest of this entry >>

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How to use automatic climate control in your Volkswagen

Automatic climate control is one of the innovative new features you’ll find in some newer models. Volkswagen is one such brand that has gone above and beyond to include this feature in their models. Spearheading this feature is an important part of being an industry leader, which is why Volkswagen has not just this but other comfort and convenience features not found in other models. While the feature is pretty simple to use, it doesn’t hurt to check out a brief tutorial on how to use it. Take a look at the video below! Read the rest of this entry >>

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How to tell when your car battery is going bad

When should I replace my car battery?

Every now and then, you’ll need to bring your vehicle in for some sort of maintenance service. One service that needs to be done from time to time is replacing your car battery. This is something you can do by yourself. Some drivers don’t really know how to tell when they should replace their car battery, which is what we’ll be covering today. Read on to learn more! Read the rest of this entry >>

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Engine specs in the 2020 Arteon

Performance features in the 2020 Volkswagen Arteon

If you’re looking for a sports car that’s a little more unique, we’d encourage you to try the 2020 Atlas on for size. The newest sports car from Volkswagen has all the makings of a true thrill maker, complete with the exquisite exterior profile and rumbling performance-enhanced powertrain. This is the most powerful car in the Volkswagen lineup, and it’s sure to bring you to a whole new level of excitement. Take a look at the performance features in the 2020 Volkswagen Arteon below! Read the rest of this entry >>

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Why drive a fuel-efficient vehicle?

Where to get a used vehicle with over 30 mpg in Manchester NH

Fuel efficiency is quickly becoming a huge factor that drivers consider when searching for a new car. Automakers have listened, and now each year it seems that vehicles are getting more and more fuel-efficient. However, we understand that not all of you want or need a new vehicle; some people may just want something used and less expensive. Here at Quirk Volkswagen in Manchester NH, we have what you’re looking for. Check out our used vehicles with over 30 mpg below! Read the rest of this entry >>

Car Battery Maintenance

CAR BATTERY MAINTENANCE

We all know the headaches a simple car battery can cause. I’m sure you have more than one story about being stranded because of a dead battery or needed to ask someone for a jump start. We have all been there and it is not where we want to be that’s why it is important to be able to properly care for your car battery. There are a number of things to consider when thinking about the life of your battery. Luckily we have put a list together of those things to keep you safely cruising down the road.
  1. The biggest contributing factor to a failing battery is leaving your vehicle’s lights on without it running. There is a great amount of draw without the vehicle running and will quickly drain your battery. Make sure to turn off all lights!
  2. Corrosion around the battery terminals can interrupt the connection to the charging system. If the terminals are not clean they may make a poor connection, and not keep the battery charged
  3. A weak or failing alternator can cause the battery to fail prematurely
  4. Not driving your vehicle frequently or driving short trips can result in the battery draining power and no holding a sufficient charge
  5. Extreme weather can also play a factor. Extreme cold or even hot can greatly impact the cranking amps of the battery
  6. Loose cables or connections can affect the electric current and possibly damage the battery
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