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5 Of the Most Common Auto Repairs

Common Auto Repair issuesNo matter the year, make or model, all vehicles tend to require similar services. Of course, each vehicle is different, certain repairs are the most common. These are necessary to ensure that the vehicle performs at its best while staying safe on the roadways. 


As the saying goes, there’s a massive weight riding on your tires. This is because they are the contact point for your vehicle. As such, you must keep a close eye on their tread depth and inflation. This holds true for most cars. However, since supercars will cause more wear and tear on your tires differently than everyday cars, it’s important for your safety and the safety of other drivers that you know what to look for. Check out our blog post on the crucial aspects of your tires to maximize your vehicle’s performance. Regularly balancing your wheels can help your tires last longer as well.

Windshield Wipers and Fluid

Drivers who think this repair isn’t all that crucial change their tune when they get caught in the rain with worn-out wiper blades. The same holds true if you find yourself driving and need cleaning your windshield and find that your vehicle is out of washer fluid. While regular replacement of these two should be a part of your regular oil changes or inspections, it’s best for safety if you check them yourself to see if they need to be replaced.

Oil Changes

Oil changes are one of the most important things you can do to enhance the longevity of your vehicle. Regular oil changes keep the many moving parts of your engine lubricated and minimize friction and heat. Oil filters are an important part of this process but are typically only needed every other oil change or so.


Nothing is worse than trying to start your car only to find your battery is corroded or old. A regularly scheduled maintenance or oil change will include checking your battery, which should be replaced every 3-5 years.


Your braking system is complex – made up of parts including pads, shoes rotors and drums. Each of these parts must be functioning in order to stop your vehicle effectively. This is especially true when driving a supercar, which is lightyears faster than most other cars on the road – and therefore requires more sophisticated brakes.

European Supercars

While these repairs are commonly needed in both everyday vehicles and supercars, the latter requires much more expertise than the former. For your European supercar or luxury vehicle to perform at its best, you need an auto shop that specializes in these world-class machines. Otto’s European has over 20 years of experience in exactly that, plus we are Bentley and Rolls-Royce certified. We take pride in offering expert, discreet service that is efficient and gets the job done right the first time. Give us a call today to schedule a contact-free appointment or for directions to the shop.

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