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Audi Timing Belt Replacement in Walnut Creek, CA

Timing belt’s function is to synchronize the rotation of the engine’s camshaft and crankshaft, regulating the opening and closing of the valves and the movement of the pistons. Due to old age and long usage, the timing belt will need replacement. While the timing belt rarely physically brakes, most often a tooth will sheer off (it’s a toothed belt), which throws off valves’ timing and can cause engine damage.   At Diablo Auto Specialists we offer timing belt inspections and timing belt replacement. Sometimes a timing belt will age prematurely and an inspection by a professional mechanic will reveal need for timing belt replacement. But it most cases, it should be replaced at the time interval recommended by Audi for your particular model. Most newer cars come with timing chains, but there are still plenty of Audi vehicles that use timing belt ( BTW: timing chains can also require replacement – in theory a timing chain should last for the lifetime of ... read more

Audi Suspension Repair in Walnut Creek, CA

Your Audi has a suspension system that’s tasked with the responsibility of ensuring a smooth and safe ride. It’s because of this system that you barely feel the bumps and jolts when you drive into potholes and rough roads. However, the suspension system may be unable to deliver great performance when any of its parts malfunction. When this happens, you may find it hard to control your car properly and the ride is not nearly as smooth as Audi promises. Signs your Audi is overdue for suspension repair Suspension problems often develop slowly, and at first you may not even notice that something is amiss.  Over time, though, it can deteriorate to the point where it not only impacts your comfort, but it also impacts car handling. If you notice any issues listed below, we recommend getting your Audi to a local mechanic for a professional suspension inspection – one of the services we offer at our Walnut Creek auto care facility: Rough ride ... read more

Audi Repair Service that You Can Trust

Audi Repair Service that You Can Trust If you drive an Audi, then you know what it feels like to drive one of the best known examples of European engineering. There’s a good chance you invested in the brand because of your appreciation for German automobile design. So chances are that you are looking for a quality Walnut Creek auto care facility that can keep your Audi in top shape. At Diablo Auto Specialists we provide high quality Audi care, superior customer service, and a pleasant experience when you bring your Audi to our centrally located auto care facility.  All cars need maintenance over time to keep them performing well, but luxury cars call for an elevated standard of care, and with good reason. With higher performance capability comes a need for more fine-tuning and attention to detail. Fortunately, our nationally ASE certified technicians have the training, experience, and the latest digital diagnostic tools to take care of your Audi.  The importance of r ... read more