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Porsche Repair Specialist NYC

Porsche Repair Specialist NYC

We are proud of not only our superior customer service and quality, but our ability offer the best competitive rates in comparison to the Manhattan Porsche Dealership. We perform all scheduled maintenance by time or mileage, following all Porsche repair procedures and is the dealer alternative for Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan. We pride ourselves in being a Porsche specialist for the NYC area. Once you become a first-time customer, you'll become our long-term customer. We’re committed to providing you with the highest level of service, integrity and professionalism. Range of Services ❏ PDK & Manual transmission oil change ❏ Diagnostic and programming ❏ Immobilizer key programming ❏ IMS bearing replacement ❏ Porsche scheduled maintenance Porsche Model Coverage ❏ 930, 993, 996, 997, 991 Porshe 911 ❏ 9PA, 92A Cayenne ... read more

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Mercedes 722.6 Transmission Problems & Repair

Mercedes 722.6 Transmission Problems & Repair

The Mercedes-Benz 5G-Tronic aka 722.6 is an electronically shifted 5-speed transmission. The 722.6 transmissions are equipped in a broad range of Mercedes Benz cars on the road. We've performed repairs on Mercedes transmissions for many years and have gathered that the majority of their failure are electronic components malfunctions. These transmissions are fully adaptive control system that performs its functions based on real time sensor and switch feedback information. Common Failures The Electronic Conductor Plate – This is mounted on the valve body and can fail from fluid contamination or by forming cracks. When the speed sensors fail, DTC faults will be stored in the TCM. Certain ECP malfunctions will cause the transmission to enter limp mode. The replacement of the conductor plate requires removal of the transmission o ... read more

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Audi FSI Carbon Cleaning

Audi FSI Carbon Cleaning

Carbon build up on Audi engines such as 2.0 TSI/FSI, 3.0 TFSI, 3.2L V6 FSI and 4.2L V8 FSI are inevitable. The by-products of the engine combustion process contains carbon deposits that looks like soot, is constantly being recirculated through the engine. Overtime these carbon deposits will build up on the intake valves. When this happens the car's fuel economy will be degraded then leading to loss of engine performance. In order to clean off the soot deposits, we start by removing the intake manifold to gain access to the intake ports. We then blast each intake port with crushed walnut shells under high pressure, a procedure our repair shop uses known as walnut blasting. This particular car had a rough idle, drove sluggish and had a misfire during acceleration. The excess carbon was preventing the intake valves to close properly ... read more

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Akrapovic Exhaust for BMW M2 (F87)

Akrapovic Exhaust for BMW M2 (F87)

Akrapovic unveils its Evolution Line Titanium exhaust for the BMW M2 (ME-BM/T/8H). With the Akrapovic exhaust system, significant gains in power and torque are achieved throughout the entire rpm range. The Akrapovic system being lightweight in construction weighs in @ 34 lbs, achieves gains of 9hp and comes with matte carbon fiber tailpipes. The beautifully designed matte rear carbon fiber diffuser(DI-BM/CA/3/M) is also available enhancing the cool looks of the M2. MINHS Automotive is an Akrapovic dealer for the New York, NYC area. Call us to place your order ... read more

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DSG Transmission Oil Change

DSG Transmission Oil Change

A DSG transmission is a sophisticated piece of engineering that requires regular oil changes. VW's direct shift gearbox (DSG) is a 6 speed dual clutch manual-like transmission that automatically shifts. It has internals similar to a manual transmission with a "brain/valve body" called mechatronics which shifts it. If the gearbox oil is dirty it will cause premature wear to DSG internal parts and affect the performance. Dirty oil can overheat the gearbox or cause the clutches to burn out. This will lead to poor gear selection, loss of power and transmission failure. The DSG transmission requires a fluid and filter change every 40,000 miles. The internal clutches and mechatronics are also lubricated by the fluid. Smoother shifting can be felt after a DSG oil change. S-tronic is Audi's name for the same transmission ... read more

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Macan Service

Macan Service

The Porsche scheduled maintenance plan is designed to ensure optimal performance of the mechanical systems and components and thus must regularly be maintained. The multipoint checks identifies wearing parts and the fluids services exchanges out fluids as they reach their service life. Our Porsche repair shop is instrumental in providing these services on Macan models, which is performed every 10,000 miles.10,000 Miles Service Full synthetic oil and filter change Multi-point checklist below 20,000 Miles Service Full synthetic oil and filter change Complete Brake Fluid Flush & Fill Multi-point checklist below 30,000 Miles Service Full synthetic oil and filter change Replace Spark Plugs Multi-poi ... read more

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Porsche Minor & Major Maintenance

Porsche Minor & Major Maintenance

No matter how many years your Porsche has been delivering driving pleasure, it should continue to be as powerful, practical and responsive as it was when it left the Porsche factory. To ensure your Porsche continues to perform to its optimum level and to protect your investment, it is important that you maintain the recommended service intervals. There are two types of Porsche services, a minor which is performed every 20,000 miles or 2 years and a major service which is every 40,000 miles or 4 years. These services apply to models such as 911 Carerra, Cayman, and Boxster. Porsche Minor / Major MaintenanceInside the vehicle Diagnostic s ... read more

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APR Stage III EFR7163 Turbocharger System

APR Stage III EFR7163 Turbocharger System

APR Presents the Stage III EFR7163 Turbocharger System for the North American 2.0T EA888 Gen 3 engine! The APR Stage III Turbocharger System produces an incredible 522 HP and lays down 10-second quarter mile passes, all through a convenient, affordable and expandable, turn-key solution. It represents a threat to the establishment of turbo four cylinder vehicles of yesteryear, and breaks the hearts of muscle cars and exotics everywhere as they are left in the dust by an engine a third the size of theirs, screaming a turbocharged battle cry as it passes. It is a vicious beast, yet a beast easy to tame. It makes for a civilized daily driver that quietly sips premium fuel with surprisingly excellent mileage. Deceivingly quick transient response, with near stock-like turbo lag makes for an experience devoid of the compromises many would expect from an engin ... read more

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Mercedes Benz Service B

Mercedes Benz Service B

We are performing a Service B on this Mercedes Benz CLS63 AMG. An owners' investment in such a great automobile can be kept in a like-new condition by following the factory service levels of Mercedes-Benz. As a certified Mercedes Benz repair shop, we can perform all scheduled maintenance intervals on your Mercedes. The B Service first visit is at approximately 20,000 miles or 1 year after the previous service. The exact time is determined by the vehicle's Flexible Service System. This is for models 2009-2015. Please speak with a service advisor for service specifics on your Mercedes based on age and mileage. Services Performed: 1 - Synthetic Mobil 1 Oil & Filter Replacement 2 - Air Filter and Cabin Filter Replacement 3 - Brake Fluid Exchange 4 - All Fluid Level Checks & Corrections ... read more

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DINAN N55 P2 Power Package

DINAN N55 P2 Power Package

The Dinantronics stage 3 software brings the BMW N55 motors to new levels. The torque is tweaked to even higher levels at 417 ft. lb. and 395 peak hp. We are installing the P2 power package on this M235i. This also fits other applications such as the F30 335i and F32 435i. DINANtronics Stage 3 for N55 We begin with the installation of Dinantronics ECU and harness and loading the software calibration to follow. To gain 104 ft. lb. torque gains without affecting emissions and still keeping 4 years - 50,000 miles warranty in place makes this product very desirable over other products on the market. Dual-core Intercooler ... read more

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