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Top Things To Know About BMW Repair at I-70 Auto Service in Kansas City, MO

Top Things To Know About BMW Repair at I-70 Auto Service in Kansas City, MO

The fact is plain and straightforward: not everyone can work on a BMW. That's why you shouldn't have “just anyone” working on yours. The ISTA factory tools we have from BMW at our disposal are specialized, and uncommon among the local auto shops except for I-70 Auto Service and the BMW dealerships. We are equipped to expertly handle any of the repairs you could ever need on a BMW, from the usual maintenance to larger repair projects. At I-70 Auto Service, we employ only the best team members. All our technicians are ASE-Certified, two of which are Master Technicians. All this makes I-70 Auto Service your best option when it comes to automotive repair providers in Kansas City. All BMWs share much of the same drawbacks when it comes to repairs. The most common problems that BMW drivers run into are electronic or regulatory failures. Functions like windows rolling down properly or at all. This can also mean that the doors don't properly lock or unlock when prompte ... read more

Top Things To Know About Volkswagen Repair at I-70 Auto Service in Kansas City, MO

Top Things To Know About Volkswagen Repair at I-70 Auto Service in Kansas City, MO

Volkswagen has had a unique culture surrounding their cars going back to their very early models. VW Bugs and Volkswagen vans are some of the most recognizable cars on the road today. But although they are very recognizable, there's still something unique about these round-shaped, happy-looking cars. A car like that deserves a mechanic who knows how to take good care of it. Some of the issues we see most commonly with Volkswagens are issues with the Check Engine light. The Check Engine light turns on to indicate a problem with the engine, so it’s always better to bring your VW into I-70 Auto Service to inspect the problem further. In fact, we are one of the few independent auto repair shop in downtown Kansas City to have factory-level diagnostic testing equipment for Volkswagens. The VW-Audi Ross-Tech VCDS Subscription that we utilize here at I-70 Auto Service allows us to pinpoint hard-to-diagnose issues within your Volkswagen or Audi vehicles. Other common issues for Vol ... read more

Spring Has Sprung. Is Your Car Ready?

It’s that time of year again: The flowers are blooming, the snow has melted, and everything feels fresh and new. After the heavy darkness of winter, hope blossoms, and everywhere, the world falls in love again. Itching to create space for the bounty of new life, many of us use this time to spruce up our living spaces--but have you considered that your car might need some TLC, too? April is National Car Care Month! Treat that hardworking vehicle to a comprehensive inspection at I-70 Auto Service in Kansas City! Whether it’s potholes, freezing temperatures or salt that have left the effects of winter on your vehicle, I-70 Auto Service is here to help. Our waiting room is comfortable and convenient for you to wait while we service your vehicle. Want to sit back and let us do the work on your car while you read a book? Our waiting room is stocked with coffee and tea for all your refreshment needs! Got somewhere to be? Let our convenient shuttle service take you there or ask ... read more

Leasing vs. Owning a Car: Which is Better for You?

Other than buying a house, getting a new or used automobile is one of the most costly purchases you will make in your lifetime. If you're overwhelmed with the prospect of saving for the full price of a vehicle or getting an auto loan, there's always an option to lease. Here are pros and cons of leasing a car as opposed to buying one. It's fun to drive a new car every few years! Monthly payments are usually lower than auto loan No worries about selling and trading vehicle. A warranty is always protecting you and your vehicle Usually, the payment on a leased car can be around 60% less than your monthly payments if you were buying the same automobile and financing with a traditional auto loan. Having a warranty is also a huge plus. It can be incredibly irritating if your new vehicle has big issues right after your warranty ends and you're left with zero coverage. Everything is covered with a lease and that appeals to many people on the car hunt. Cons of Leasing: Yo ... read more

10 Valentine’s Day Gifts for Your Car

We all like our cars, mainly because they get us to where we’re going…most of the time. But some people LOVE their cars, giving them pet names, keeping them shiny and bright and keeping up with their maintenance to a fault. They’re not just a way to get from Point A to Point B, but to be a source of pride, something to puff your chest out about and show off to your neighbors. You rarely have to worry about your baby on the Interstate or on long trips. It’s ole reliable. And lookin’ good, to boot. It may sound funny, but some people give their cars gifts. And with Valentine’s Day coming up, it’s a perfect time to reward your four-wheeled beauty with a thoughtful Valentine’s Day gift. Of course, when you give your car a gift, you’re giving yourself a gift too. But here’s the bottom line, the more you love your car and take care of it, the more it will love you back. And who can argue with that? So here are a few suggestions as to what you get your car for V ... read more