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Types of noises your brakes make and what they mean

Saturday, January 23rd, 2016
speedcraft volkswagen brakes

speedcraft volkswagen brakes

Brakes making noise in your Volkswagen

The brakes in your Volkswagen are integral to the safety of your vehicle. That being said, it’s important to recognize signs of problems arising in your vehicle’s brakes. One of the tell-tale signs of brake problems is hearing your brakes making noise. There are three particular noises for you to listen for in your brakes that could be signs that your brakes need repair or replacement. (more…)

Prepare for a harsh winter in your Volkswagen

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015
Volkswagen winter driving

Volkswagen winter driving

Volkswagen winter driving

It would appear that we’re in for another harsh winter this year, and as we learned last year, a big part of winter driving is being prepared. Since we never know when we could experience a sudden early winter, we thought it’d be a good idea to give you an idea of how handle winter driving in your Volkswagen early so that you can be ready when the time comes. (more…)

When to get your brakes replaced in your Volkswagen

Thursday, September 24th, 2015
Signs that you need to change your brakes

Signs that you need to change your brakes

Signs that you need to change your brakes

Your brakes are vital to the functioning of your vehicle. That’s why it’s important to know that they’re always working properly. As time goes on, your brakes begin to wear down and eventually don’t offer the same secure slowing or stopping as they used to. It’s warning signs like these that are vital to knowing when to get your brakes replaced. Here are a few signs that you need to have your brakes changed. (more…)

How do ABS brakes work?

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015
abs anti-lock braking system speedcraft volkswagen

abs anti-lock braking system speedcraft volkswagen

Anti-lock braking system in your car

When you’re driving in snowy, icy or otherwise slippery road conditions, you might notice a symbol in yellow light up on your dash that says “ABS”. This stands for anti-lock braking system and it’s designed to make steering and braking easier in poor road conditions. Essentially all vehicles on the market today feature ABS and you may find yourself wondering: how do ABS brakes work? (more…)

When to rotate your tires

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015
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speedcraft tire change dealership rotation maintenance tips and tricks service

How to know when your tires need to be rotated

Every car driver knows that tire rotation is an essential part of car maintenance. When done properly and consistently,  tire rotation can extend the life of your tires, improve your vehicle’s handling and even improve gas mileage. You may be asking: when should tires be rotated? Simply follow these easy tips to gauge when your next rotation should be. (more…)

Rhode Island Pothole Problems

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015
Rhode Island Potholes Speedcraft VW

Rhode Island Potholes Speedcraft VW

Rhode Island Potholes are wreaking havoc around the state. Avoidance Tips and Easy pothole Inspections.

It’s that time of year again. As the snow and ice recede after another brutal winter (we hope the worst is behind us), we see the damage that months of freezing, thawing, and plowing have done to our Rhode Island roads. We don’t have Spring here, we have Pothole Season. And it’s wicked this year. Rhode Island Pothole Problems have been especially brutal to cars throughout the state. We encourage all drivers to read our Pothole Avoidance Tips, and to bring their car in for a quick Pothole Inspection if it’s been jostled a bit too much this season. (more…)

Welcome to Our New Website

Friday, February 27th, 2015
Speedcraft VW Welcome New Site

Speedcraft VW Welcome New Site

A behind-the-scenes look at why we decided to completely redesign our website, making it better for mobile devices and real car shopping.

Over the last few days, we have been spending quite a bit of time telling you about some of the more special features we’ve built into our completely redesigned website. Our goal with this new site was to simply make life easier for you. We listened to you and took to heart all the feedback we’ve been given over the years. The parts of car buying and ownership that you didn’t like, we put a lot of effort into making those areas as painless and as informative as possible. From showcasingour inventory, to making sure you can find our latest specials, to making it easier to take care of scheduling services and test drives online. It’s all a lot easier. Welcome to Our New Website! (more…)

Simplified Service Scheduling and More

Thursday, February 26th, 2015
Speedcraft VW Service Department

Speedcraft VW Service Department

Our new site makes it easier than ever to schedule a service appointment, order parts, and even shop for tires right online.

If you have been keeping up with our recent blog posts, you already know that when we recently redesigned our all-new website that simplicity was our guide. The website is still just barely a week old. Here on the blog, we are taking a little time to give you a comprehensive tour of some of the key features we’ve added. We not only wanted to be sure to make your car shopping experience as easy as possible, but we also wanted to make sure we took the hassle out of servicing your car. Simplified Service Schedule and More is available with our convenient new online tools. If you’re in a hurry, click instead of call. (more…)

Take Advantage of our “Buy 3 Tires, Get 4th for $1” Promotion Today!

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

Tire Service Providence RIBuy 3 Tires, Get 4th for $1

While we certainly understand that you might have more on your plate with the impending holiday than you might usually–it’s almost Halloween, silly–that isn’t any excuse to avoid what is one of our favorite promotions at Speedcraft VW: Buy 3 tires, get the 4th for $1. There are only a few days until the promotion ends, and there isn’t any time to waste! The promotion will be available at Speedcraft VW until October 31st, so head down to our Providence-area dealership today!

Here are the four best reasons–the first three will cost you, and the fourth one is yours to keep–to take advantage of this promotion while there’s still time! (more…)

Get your Spring Tire Service at Speedcraft VW

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014
Tire Service Providence RI

Tire Service Providence RITire Service in the Providence RI Area

Now that winter has (finally) become spring, most of us are paying more attention than usual to updating the elements of our life that are requiring attention. For most of us, this involves cleaning the yard and gutters, straightening the garage, things of this nature. However, our cars also require attention during the spring, and one automotive issue that can’t be ignored is the health of our tires. At Speedcraft VW, we believe that our team is uniquely suited to pair your vehicle with the correct tires for your vehicle, so check these three criteria to see if now is the best time to visit our dealership for your next tire service in the Providence area. (more…)