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Get the Best Audi Repair in El Cerrito, Richmond, or Albany Today

When you drive an Audi, you drive a precision machine. It’s a work of art as well as a balance of incredible technology. Depending on how old your Audi is, then you might not have any problems for which you would need Audi repair services. If your Audi is new, then your warranty will likely cover most of the work and general maintenance that it may require at this time.

However, if your warranty doesn’t cover brake pads, suspension, and other general wear problems, or you want to find an Audi repair specialist in the El Cerrito, Richmond, or Albany area that is much more affordable that the Audi dealership where you bought your car, then look no further than Marty’s Motors.

Does your car truly need an Audi specialist?

For the most part, cars are essentially the same from bumper to bumper. They have four wheels, brake systems, steering systems, an engine, transmission, seats, and so on. From a wide angle lens, as you can see, cars are the same no matter where you have them repaired.

Yet when you get into the finer details of your vehicle, then you begin to notice that an Audi’s components, and even the bolts that are used to secure them into place, are going to be much different than those of a Ford, for example.

The tools needed are going to be different. The manner in which some components need to be removed in order to safely and properly repair the car are going to be different than the process for other vehicles on the road.

That’s why your Audi driver’s manual, and the dealership where you purchased the car, recommend that you bring your car to a certified Audi dealer and repair shop. For one thing, it’s a self-serving statement. If you sell a car, you want to encourage your customers to bring their car back to your whenever they need work. It brings in more money for your dealership, and it also puts you in front of brand new Audis that could inspire you to want to trade your current vehicle for a new one.

However, your Audi doesn’t require someone who only works on Audis to repair it. It needs someone who has experience working on cars, who can diagnose and repair any problem with it, and who understand this make of vehicle and has the tools and know-how to get it running like new again.

Why Audi authorized shops are more expensive.

This common myth that you can, or should, only bring your Audi to an authorized Audi dealership to have any work done on it is how these companies are able to charge more for the same type of work that you could get done at another auto repair shop in the area.

The truth is that as long as an auto repair technician has access to genuine Audi parts, then he can work on your car, providing you with the same, if not better, workmanship than you’ll find with the dealer shops. The key factor in all of this, though, is that you need to know how to find the right auto repair shop in El Cerrito, Albany, or Richmond that can take your Audi and keep it running like new for as long as you own it.

That requires you to take some time and consider a few important factors before deciding on the right auto technician.

Look for experience.

Let us ask you a relatively straightforward question: if you required any type of major surgery, something that could mean the difference between life and death, and you had a choice between three doctors, would you choose the one with one or two years of actual experience in the field, post internship? Would you choose the recent college graduate who just earned his medical license and who hasn’t performed any procedures on his own just yet?

Or would you choose the seasoned veteran who has been successfully performing this surgery on patients for more than twenty years and whose rating and reputation is impeccable?

Hopefully you would choose the doctor who has many more years’ worth of experience than the other two candidates. After all, when it comes to your health and well-being, you would entrust your care to a doctor that knows what he or she is doing, right?

So why would you approach things differently just because it’s your car? It’s an Audi, which means that it’s a refined driving machine. It is a combination of technological advances and artistry. It’s also likely your main source of transportation, to and from work, to the store, to pick up the kids, and all sorts of tasks. Keeping it in great running shape is important, and making sure that you and your loved ones are going to be safe in it is another aspect as well.

That’s why experience matters when it comes to your car. Sure, you could probably save quite a bit of money taking your Audi to an auto repair shop in the area that is advertising great discounts and specials. You could also choose to have your brakes done at a national chain that promises you unbeatable prices and fast service. However, so you know about the experience of the technician who would be working on your car?

Do you know how long he’s been working on cars? Does he have a lot of experience working with Audis? If not, then how could you possibly be assured that everything is going to work out and that your car is going to be returned to you in the best possible condition, without unforeseen problems arising?

You don’t, which is why you deserve an auto repair shop that specializes in Audis, that is run by an ASE Certified Master Technician, whose technicians are all ASE certified, and who has been in business for nearly four decades.

That Audi auto repair specialist would be Marty’s Motors and they serve Albany, Richmond, El Cerrito, and the surrounding areas. Call them today to get the best service for your Audi.