Scheduled Maintenance = Fuel Economy


As the effects of the rising fuel price are being felt daily, itโ€™s important to understand why scheduled maintenance is more important than ever. Services carried out with quality parts can pull on the pocket strings, especially if the service needed is more expensive than you originally anticipated but rest assured there is good reason […]

Important – Regular Aircon re-gassing/services

Aircon re-gas service

Re-gas of a vehicle’s aircon is important due to particles being clogged up in the compressor. Along with dirt and moisture this can lead to the air-con not working of working insufficiently. Re-gassing an aircon can prevent metal fillings from forming in the compressor.   How often do you need to re-gas your vehicles aircon?ย  […]

Turbo failure – Causes and symptoms.

Turbo failure

Vehicles with a turbo have far more power than your normal, stock standard vehicles. You can add a turbo to your vehicle to get maximum power out of your vehicle. What does a turbo do? ย A turbo forces air into your vehicles cylinders- this also means it uses some extra fuel to add that extra […]

๐‘พ๐’‰๐’‚๐’• ๐‘จ๐’–๐’…๐’Š ๐’Š๐’” ๐’†๐’’๐’–๐’Š๐’—๐’‚๐’๐’†๐’๐’• ๐’•๐’ ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐‘ฝ๐’๐’๐’Œ๐’”๐’˜๐’‚๐’ˆ๐’†๐’ ๐‘ฎ๐’๐’๐’‡ ๐‘น?

Golf R equivalent

Well letโ€™s start with the power and performance. The Golf R with its 2.0 turbo charger 4 cylinder is equivalent to the Audi S3 with just a bit more power. The Golf R will give you up to 315 horsepower where the S3 will almost match with 306 horsepower engine.   What is the comparison […]

VAGSpec Vehicle Inspections

Vehicle Inspections

Here at VAGSpec Centre we inspect your vehicle in full. We offer free safety checks, general checks and fluid leak checks. We check for the following:   Brakes – We check whether your brake pads or discs are worn. We check how much percentage it has left and inform the customer.ย  We also check for […]

Why is my vehicles battery draining fast?

Flat battery

ย A vehicles battery can be drained by many things, it is important to check out these next possible reasons why your vehicles battery might go down. Headlights o dome lights that are left on can drain down the battery of your vehicle. Make sure to check that even the interior lights are off when leaving […]

Importance of Vehicle Servicing

Car servicing

Servicing your vehicle can prevent breakdowns- Why? Well its simple – Servicing your vehicle keeps the engine healthy. Your vehicle service schedule is a very important component in reselling your vehicle, if not serviced up to schedule, the vehicle value may drop drastically. ๐—ชอŸ๐—ตอŸ๐—ฒอŸ๐—ปอŸ ๐—ถอŸ๐˜€อŸ ๐—บอŸ๐˜†อŸ ๐˜ƒอŸ๐—ฒอŸ๐—ตอŸ๐—ถอŸ๐—ฐอŸ๐—นอŸ๐—ฒอŸ ๐—ฑอŸ๐˜‚อŸ๐—ฒอŸ ๐—ณอŸ๐—ผอŸ๐—ฟอŸ ๐—ฎอŸ ๐˜€อŸ๐—ฒอŸ๐—ฟอŸ๐˜ƒอŸ๐—ถอŸ๐—ฐอŸ๐—ฒอŸ?อŸ Service intervals are like […]

๐™’๐™๐™ฎ ๐™ž๐™จ ๐™ข๐™ฎ ๐™ซ๐™š๐™๐™ž๐™˜๐™ก๐™š ๐™จ๐™๐™–๐™ ๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™œ ๐™ฌ๐™๐™š๐™ฃ ๐™„ ๐™–๐™˜๐™˜๐™š๐™ก๐™š๐™ง๐™–๐™ฉ๐™š?

Vehicle shaking

Here are a few possible reasons why your vehicle may shake when accelerating : 1.You may have a damaged or broken engine mounting- Your engine mountings are the things that connects your engine to the frame of your vehicle. Once this is damaged or broken, the vehicle is somewhat more loose than usual and it […]

Vw & Audi Mechatronics


๐—ช๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐—ฎ ๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ถ๐—ฐ ๐˜‚๐—ป๐—ถ๐˜? The mechatronic unit of your vehicle takes electronic signals and diverts them into hydraulic power to make your gearbox function. This unit is the control center of your vehicles gearbox.   ๐—ช๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ถ๐—ฐ ๐˜‚๐—ป๐—ถ๐˜ ๐—น๐—ผ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ? It is located on the gearbox where it gets direct DSG oil […]

๐—Ÿ๐—ถ๐—บ๐—ฝ ๐— ๐—ผ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ- ๐—ช๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐—ถ๐˜ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐˜„๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐—ป ๐—œ ๐—ฑ๐—ผ ๐˜„๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐—บ๐˜† ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—น๐—ฒ ๐—ด๐—ผ๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—ถ๐—ป๐˜๐—ผ ๐—Ÿ๐—ถ๐—บ๐—ฝ ๐— ๐—ผ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ ?

limp mode

What is LIMP MODE? Limp mode is a security feature which your vehicle activates when the engine or transmission control unit picks up a fault. When limp mode is activated, less important features of the vehicle will be switched off and the vehicle will lose power and the speed will also be reduced. The engine […]