Archive for the ‘Tips and Tricks’ Category

How to use the Volkswagen Remote Start

Thursday, January 23rd, 2020
2020 Volkswagen Tiguan in gray

If you are looking for a new Volkswagen vehicle, or you are the owner of one, and you want to learn how to use the features of the latest Volkswagen models, you’ve come to the right place. We know that drivers have a lot of questions about their vehicles. We have some helpful hints on how to use the Volkswagen Remote Start. Take a look below to learn more.  (more…)

How can I protect my vehicle in winter?

Thursday, January 3rd, 2019
Car covered in snow

Winter Vehicle Maintenance Tips 

Winter can take a serious toll on your vehicle’s performance. Is your vehicle not running like it used to? There are ways to help. We have a list of some winter vehicle maintenance tips to give you a hand. Let’s take a look and see how you can help your vehicle perform this winter.  (more…)

Spring Vehicle Maintenance

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
Spring Cleaning Vehicle Edition written over grass

Spring Cleaning Tips for your Car 

With the weather getting warmer, it might be time to give your car some much needed tender loving care. We want to help you keep your vehicle on par, and that is why we have some spring cleaning tips for your car. Let’s take a look and see what you can do to help better maintain your vehicle this spring.  (more…)

How can I drive safely in the snow?

Wednesday, January 10th, 2018
Tire in the snow

Tips for safe winter driving 

Driving in the winter can be difficult. If you are having trouble while driving on snowy roads or during winter in general, we have some tips for you to try out. Here are some tips for safe winter driving that we hope you use. Let’s get started.  (more…)

Calm control is key during a tire blowout

Friday, December 29th, 2017
flat tire on gravel with controlling a blowout text

What do you do if you pop a tire while driving?

Let us paint you a picture. You’re out and about on your weekly errands, cruising along at a brisk pace on the highway. All is well, and you are actually making good time. Suddenly, BLAM! You hear a horrible sound from one of your tires, and your vehicle starts to sway. You’ve just experienced one of the biggest hazards on the road for drivers: a tire blowout. What do you do if you pop a tire while driving? Read ahead for the proper steps to take. (more…)

How Much Gas Do I Use Warming Up?

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
snow-covered-road-in-ramsey-nj_b

Fuel Economy While Idling

If our recent string of cold nights is any indication, winter is well on its way to Northeast New Jersey. Gone are the days of cookouts, 9:00 PM sunsets and shorts and arriving instead are Christmas carols, blankets of snow and those awful below-freezing nighttime lows. (more…)

Is it Worth Paying for a Professional Tire Puncture Repair?

Friday, June 16th, 2017

When it comes to car tires, there are a few things that can throw a wrench in things. Even though a nail puncture won’t usually cause a flat tire, you’ll want to have it repaired properly. Follow these steps to get your tire back in shape for the road at Joe Heidt Motors Corp.   (more…)

Volkswagen Engine Overheats in Hot Weather

Thursday, June 8th, 2017
Volkswagen Engine Overheating in Hot Weather

When you’re out and about and the sun is shining this summer, the last thing you want or expect is an overheating engine delaying your daily commute or road trip. Engines struggle when temperatures climb and you’re driving uphill or in stop-and-go traffic. So, if you’re on the road and your engine starts to get a little too hot, check out these tips for what to do.  (more…)

Learn how to stay connected with Volkswagen Car-Net

Monday, January 16th, 2017
How do I connect my smartphone to Volkswagen Car-Net with App-Connect?

How do I connect my smartphone to Volkswagen Car-Net with App-Connect?

Now that Car-Net is becoming more popular on new models, Volkswagen has made it extremely easy to pair your Apple or Android device and see select apps on your dash using App-Connect! So how do I connect my smartphone to Volkswagen Car-Net with App-Connect? (more…)

How to Avoid Salt Damage to Car Paint

Sunday, December 18th, 2016
Protecting Car Paint from Salt

As the temperatures drop this winter, snow arrives. With the snow comes salty roads and muddy slush. When it ends up all over your car, it can do serious damage to your paint. The good news is that there are steps you can take to ensure that your vehicle’s paint reaches spring time looking just as shiny as it did last summer. Read on and find four tips for protecting your car’s paint from road salt this winter.   (more…)