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The Season of Fire and Ice Special – $129.99

The Season of Fire and Ice Special – $129.99

The spring in New Mexico can bring extreme weather: cool, warm, cold, hot, rain, snow, and sooner or later wind. Extremes can be very hard on your automobile. That’s why Hans Wittler’s Automotive is running our Spring Special. Get an oil change and an enhanced inspection of your car’s major systems including the air conditioning system. That way, no matter what the weather this spring, your car will be serviced and ready to go.

The complete service includes an oil and filter change, air conditioner inspection, tire inspection, brake system and brake fluid test, coolant test, wiper blade inspection. Make sure all your car’s systems are ready to go for just $129.99.

Hans Wittler’s Auto is ready to take care of your car at either of our two convenient locations. Our original location at 121 Elizabeth St NE, Albuquerque, NM 87123 is located near I-40 and Jefferson. This location is convenient for customers living in the northeast and southeast heights as well as for people commuting to Sandia Labs and Kirtland Airforce base along with our friend coming to Albuquerque from the east mountains and Moriarty.

Our newest location at 5701 Wilshire Ave NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87113 is conveniently located near Interstate 25 and the Alameda exit in north Albuquerque. If you are coming from Rio Rancho, the west side of Albuquerque, Corrales, Bernalillo, Placitas, or Santa Fe, this will usually be the most convenient location for you.

Hans Wittler’s Automotive: Serving Customers in Belen, Los Lunas, Moriarty, Edgewood, Cedar Crest, Bosque Farms, Placitas, Bernalillo, Grants, and Santa Fe.

Hans Wittler’s Automotive: Serving Customers in Belen, Los Lunas, Moriarty, Edgewood, Cedar Crest, Bosque Farms, Placitas, Bernalillo, Grants, and Santa Fe.

Your regional source in Central and Northern New Mexico for quality repair and maintenance on German automobiles.

German-made automobiles including BMW, Mercedes Benz, Audi, Porsche, and Volkswagen are among some of the finest in the world. These vehicles have masterful engineering, extremely tight tolerances, and perform wonderfully. However, when these vehicles need repair and maintenance, you want technicians with the training, experience, and access to the latest diagnostic technologies to make sure the job is done right.

And let’s face it, not every mechanic in the towns and cities outside of Albuquerque and Santa Fe have the capabilities you want to maintain your German car. That’s why many people who live in Belen, Los Lunas, Moriarty, Edgewood, Cedar Crest, Bosque Farms, Placitas, Bernalillo, Rio Rancho, Grants, and even Santa Fe trust Hans Wittler’s Automotive to service and maintain their automobiles. Many of our customers commute to Albuquerque from outlying areas and have their cars serviced while at work, or even when they come to Albuquerque for day trips. Our loaner car program allows our loyal customers to get their car serviced and still accomplish other activities like work, shopping, or other appointments.

With two convenient locations to serve you, Hans Wittler’s Automotive has a location that will work for you regardless of which part of town you will be working, shopping or doing other activities. Our original location at 121 Elizabeth St NE, Albuquerque, NM 87123 works great for people coming from Moriarty, Cedar Crest, Edgewood or other locations in the East Mountains as well as for those who work and shop in the Northeast Heights.

If you are coming from Belen, Los Lunas, Bosque Farms, or Grants, our Elizabeth location or our newest location at 5701 Wilshire Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87113 can work for you. And if you are in Santa Fe, Placitas, Bernalillo, or Rio Rancho, access to the Wilshire location near I-25 and Alameda is quick and easy.

Give us a call at 505-294-9684 and we will be happy to set up an appointment on a day and time that will work for you.

BMWs are great cars, keep your BMW in top shape for years and even decades to come

BMWs are great cars, keep your BMW in top shape for years and even decades to come

By Andrea Wittler.

The special thing about BMWs is how they feel; they feel better and drive better than almost any other car built in the world. They are performance cars, you know, and a lot of people may or may not necessarily use them for that, but that is what they are. They’re a high-performance car, they have high-performance engines, high-performance transmissions, that are more stable than almost any other car built in the world. You know Audi and Volkswagen and Mercedes try to do the same thing as BMW, but for some reason BMW just seems to have it dialed in better than anybody else.

To keep these fine cars running optimally, it really is only three things: maintenance, maintenance, maintenance. That’s what keeps them on the road. Fluids, filters, things like that. They, they need to be changed on a consistent basis, BMW claims that they have lifetime fill on their transmissions well that’s the lifetime of the transmission, not the lifetime of the fluid. We are still strong believers that the fluid needs to be changed every you know 60,000 miles to keep that transmission alive and keep the maintenance costs down over the long haul. That keeps performance at optimal levels over the long run, and properly maintained, these cars will last a long long time. But you’ve got to stay on top of them because what BMW recommends, it’s not necessarily what’s going to keep that car on the road for an extended period of time without having a major repair cost. Ironically enough, they’re more worried about emissions, and anytime there’s a called-for replacement of fluids, that’s considered emissions, so they get penalized by the EPA. The problem is that you then end up buying a transmission or rear differential, and that is a major expense.

For the cars, we maintain over the long term at Hans Wittler’s, we don’t do a lot of transmissions and engines because for cars maintained at the highest levels it just isn’t necessary. One thing many people notice is that you often see lots of vintage cars including many BMWs when you come to our shop. That isn’t an accident. Because these vehicles have been well maintained, they last long enough to become vintage. These vehicles had the regular maintenance required that allowed them to stay on the road performing at a high level.

Longevity for German cars, that’s our specialty. Because if you want your BMW to last a long time, we’re the shop for you. The people that follow our maintenance philosophy are going to be a whole lot happier in the long run because of far fewer major repairs. When people talk about how long you go between oil changes, what’s required in the way of filter changes is this thing called under normal driving conditions.

New Mexico is a dry place and there’s almost always dust in the air, and “normal” driving conditions in New Mexico require more frequent filter and fluid replacements than in many other places. “Normal” driving conditions are something like 70 degrees with 50% relative humidity. That is not normal for New Mexico for most of the year. In addition, “normal” miles have a lot of freeway miles included. If you drive your car mostly on short trips around town, more than “normal” maintenance will be needed.

Our climate has a lot of heat and a lot of dust much of the year, and heat and dust are hard on engines and transmissions and cause more wear and tear; fluids break down, filters get dirty, spark plugs work harder. Everything works harder because of the extra heat that New Mexico climate produces.

Hans Wittler’s Automotive Drop Box Service – Our Response to the Coronavirus Situation

Hans Wittler’s Automotive Drop Box Service – Our Response to the Coronavirus Situation

Hans Wittler’s Automotive wants our customers to be as safe and secure as possible during this worldwide health situation. We recognize that you still need your vehicle to be in top condition and encourage our customers to use our complimentary Drop Box Service.

HANS WITTLER’S AUTOMOTIVE DROP BOX SERVICE

Simply contact us to make a Drop Box Service appointment and at the time of service, you can park your vehicle in our lot and use the secure night dropbox to leave your key. We will give you detailed instructions and the exact location of our drop box when you make your appointment.

We will then begin your service and all communication will be by phone or email.

Upon completion, we will sanitize the driver’s seat, steering wheel, keys and keychain, gear selector and door handles.

Your vehicle will then be parked in our lot ready for you to pick up.

We will arrange for the key transfer method that works best for you.

We can take payment by phone and you will receive your receipt electronically.

Of course, if you’d still like to do it the old-fashioned way our in-person service, shuttle service, and loaner cars are always available. Either way please let us know!

Hans Wittler’s Automotive Now Works on All Makes of Cars

Hans Wittler’s Automotive Now Works on All Makes of Cars

Hans Wittler’s Automotive is now proud to work on all makes of cars, foreign and domestic. With our expansion to two locations, we added the specific equipment, diagnostic tools and trained certified technicians to work on your car, no matter what the make or model.

If you have a German car, we still have many technicians that have the knowledge and experience to provide the high-quality work you have come to expect from Hans Wittler’s Automotive for your Audi, Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Volkswagen or Porsche.

We are now the one-stop-shop for all of your family’s car repair and maintenance needs. With the addition of new tire service and repairs, and wheel alignments, the only thing we don’t do is bodywork (maybe someday).

Just like when our father started the business in 1975 to work on German cars, we only use original equipment manufacturer (OEM) or certified equivalent parts (when OEM parts are not available).

The quality of parts is something people often overlook when choosing where to have maintenance or repairs done. OEM parts work as the manufacturer intended, fit perfectly, and have a much longer lifecycle than many aftermarket parts. This ensures that the repair is done right the first time, and just as importantly, stays right.

Call us for your appointment today at either of our two locations:

How are your New Year’s Resolutions Going?

How are your New Year’s Resolutions Going?

Most of us have a least a New Year’s Resolution or two, sometimes more. When it comes to your maintaining your German car, whether it’s a BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Audi, Volkswagen, Hans Wittler’s Automotive wants to make it easy to keep a resolution to have your car be in top working condition.

At Hans Wittler’s Automotive, we make it easy to take care of your car’s many systems and components with oil changes, front-end alignments, tune-ups, brake repairs, exhaust system repair, heating and cooling system repair and maintenance and many more. We even offer full tire service with road hazard and replacement warranties just like the major tire stores. Only we also offer a free front-end alignment checks with any service, including new tires, so your vehicle’s existing tires or new tires won’t suffer premature wear from not knowing your tires are out of alignment.

They say that once you have some progress with meeting one goal, other goals become easier to reach as well. We hope that is true. We can’t promise that you will lose weight, get in better shape, become a nicer person, or whatever else you might have for a resolution. But who knows, it’s worth a try. Start with keeping your car’s maintenance and repairs up to date, and who knows what might happen.

People like to have their cars taken care of in a location that is convenient for them. That is why we now have two convenient locations to serve you. One near I-40 and Juan Tabo, and our newest location near I-25 and Alameda. So when you type or say “German Car Repair Near Me” you won’t have far go to your nearest Hans Wittler’s Automotive car repair shop.

Best Qualified Mini Cooper Mechanic in Albuquerque

If you are looking for the best qualified Mini Cooper mechanic in Albuquerque, Hans Wittler Auto is your solution. Our employees are respectful of your time and satisfaction. Our Mini Cooper repair shops are fully stocked with modern tools and equipment so we can fix your issue perfectly.

Used Mini Cooper Repair Shop

We are the best used Mini Cooper repair shop in Albuquerque. We are always available for your Mini Cooper repair at any time. We offer quality Mini Cooper services and repairs at affordable prices. Our used Mini Cooper repair shop is handled by professional technicians to ensure we deliver the best services for your Mini Cooper.

Mini Cooper Mechanic with Warranted Work

Hans Wittler Automotive is your best choice when it comes to Mini Cooper mechanic services with warranted work.

We stand confidently behind every repair and service we provide by taking feedback from our customers to ensure their satisfaction. We provide low-cost Mini Cooper mechanic services and repairs.

Affordable Cost Mini Cooper Mechanic

At Hans Wittler Auto, we care about your safety, our quality, and a reasonable price that is affordable by our customers. This is why we own the best Mini Cooper repair shop in Albuquerque. Our customers can relax and be assured of a high-quality Mini Cooper service at affordable cost whenever they leave their service needs in our capable hands.

Mini Cooper Repair Shop Near Me

Looking for Mini Cooper repair shop near me?, Hans Wittler Automotive is your best option. We specialize in Mini Cooper.

Experienced Audi Repair Shop in Albuquerque

Hans Wittler is Your Cost Effective Solution with Audi Vehicle Repair

If you are an Audi car owner, it is important that you have your Audi Vehicle repaired and serviced by well-trained technicians. Hans Wittler is your cost-effective solution with Audi vehicle repair. We have an affordable Audi mechanic repair shop.

Experienced  Audi Repair Shop in Albuquerque

Are you in need of an experienced Audi repair shop in Albuquerque, Hans Wittler is your solution. We provide you with specific parts, diagnostic tools, and equipment, making us your friendly dealership alternative. We provide the best brake repair in Albuquerque and a variety of engine services.

Affordable Audi Mechanic Repair Shop with Qualifications

Many Audi owners complain about the customer service at the dealership. Not only are they time consuming, they are also expensive. At Hans Wittler, we offer an affordable Audi mechanic near me. Our used Audi repair shop is accessible to everyone at a reasonable cost. We have an affordable Audi mechanic repair shop with qualifications.

Finding the Most Quality Audi Service and Repairs

If you are finding the most quality Audi service and repairs in Albuquerque, Hans Wittler Auto has got you covered. Our quality Audi services and repairs have given us a wide range of satisfied customers all over Albuquerque. We are always available anytime you need an Audi mechanic near me.

How to Select the Best Audi Automotive Technicians

If you own an Audi vehicle, you need to select the best Audi automotive technicians for your car. The best Audi mechanic in Albuquerque that can provide your vehicle with quality Audi services and repairs is Hans Wittler Auto. Before you hand over your very expensive car to someone, find out how much experience they have had working in the field. Our Audi repair shop is handled by certified technicians with experience in a variety of Audi products.

Porsche Mechanic Albuquerque by Hans Wittler Auto

Are you looking for an honest Porsche mechanic in Albuquerque that knows your car, Hans Wittler is the best when it comes to handling Used Porsche Mechanic Repair?  At Hans Wittler Auto, we have highly trained qualified Porsche mechanics – service technicians in the auto industry and a 24/7 customer care service.

Porsche Sports Cars Fixed At Affordable Prices

Finding a trusted mechanic at a reasonable price can be difficult. At Hans Wittler Auto, our client’s satisfaction is our major concern. With us at Hans Wittler Auto, you can have your Porsche Sports Car fixed perfectly at affordable prices. Hans Wittler Auto will come to your aid wherever your car is to perform a wide variety of car maintenance and repair services for your Porsche at affordable prices

Porsche Vehicle Mechanic Warranty

If you are looking for a Porsche mechanic service with a warranty, Hans Wittler is here for you. We provide you with the best brake repair in Albuquerque. We use Porsche factory diagnostic tools and the best warranty in the automotive industry. If you want your Porsche to be fixed on time and you want the repairs backed by the best warranty, contact us at Hans Wittler Automotive.

Qualified & Certified Porsche Mechanic Services

If you’re in need of a qualified and certified mechanic services near me, Hans Wittler Auto is your best option. We have trained technicians with certified services ranking them among the best in the auto industry. At Hans Wittler Auto, only Porsche Factory-trained Technicians will be working on your vehicle. We use professional-grade equipment for your Porsche mechanic services.

Maintaining Your Car for Winter Driving

Maintaining Your Car for Winter Driving

Winter can be hard on your car. Even though New Mexico seldom reaches below zero temperatures, it still gets cold. On many days throughout the winter, the difference between the overnight low temperature and the daytime high temperature can be 30 degrees and sometimes even more.

As we go into the winter driving season, it is important that your car’s maintenance be up to date in several key areas especially antifreeze, tire pressure, wiper blades, window washer fluid, and motor oil. Gas, diesel and hybrid cars all need proper maintenance to make it through the winter.

All cars need to be properly maintained, and we specialize in German and European cars including Audi, BMW, Mini Cooper, Mercedes-Benz, Volvo, Porsche, and Volkswagen. But all cars need to be maintained before going into the winter, and we work on other brands of cars as well.

Our winter service package is designed to address the areas that need attention going into winter:

Antifreeze: We test for adequate concentrations of antifreeze to keep your engine from freezing, and we test for acidity. High acidity can cause damage to your cooling system and even to key components of your engine if not addressed. Modern antifreeze can last for many years and thousands of miles, but it doesn’t last forever. If your antifreeze has become acidic, it needs to be drained and refilled.

Battery testing: We test your battery for proper voltage and cold cranking amps. These tests provide a good indication of whether your battery will perform properly throughout the coming winter to do what it is designed to do, start your car even on the coldest day. Waiting until a battery fails is not a good idea. As cars have become more and more computerized, total battery failure has the possibility of doing damage to your car’s electrical and computer systems. Don’t risk it, have your battery tested going into the winter.

Tires: Properly inflated tires are key to safety and performance year-round. You want to make sure your tires have adequate tread, are in good condition, and are properly inflated. Your tires are the only thing between your car and the road, and they need to be maintained to perform. Also, as the weather cools, your car’s tires will often need additional air to be at the proper operating range and keep the tire sensor light from shining. Tire inspection should also include the spare.

Motor Oil and Filter: Oil changes are key to keeping your car running well for the long term. Regular oil changes keep your engine performing efficiently and reduce premature engine wear. The right oil is crucial in protecting your car. We make sure that we use the oil designed for your car. Don’t be lured into using the cheapest oil for your car. The best oil formulas are not the lowest cost, but they have been shown to provide superior protection for your engine’s vital moving parts.
Wiper Blades: In Albuquerque, we don’t get a lot of rain and snow, so sometimes our wiper blades can wear out, and we won’t recognize it until that infrequent rain or snowstorm hits the city. Better to make sure your wiper blades are in top shape before a big storm hits.

Washer Fluid: Window washer fluid is especially important in New Mexico. When it does rain or snow lightly, there is potential for precipitation and then dust and dirt to accumulate on your windshield. Some call this phenomenon a “dirt storm.” Having washer fluid in your vehicle, in this case, goes beyond convenience. It can be a real safety factor. Don’t get caught with your washer fluid levels low, and make sure that the fluid is a winter formula that won’t freeze.

Do yourself and your car right by making sure it is properly maintained for winter driving. We have put together a special package of services that address all the issues above. If you want to get your car in top shape for winter, please address all these listed issues. We would be delighted to take care of these items for you. Call us today for an appointment, and by all means, drive safely this winter.

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