Category Archives: Repair

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Learn why your car clunks when you change gears

Find out different reasons why your car clunks when you change gears 

Cars make all sorts of noises when they start up, accelerate, slow down, or even turn. Some of these noises are natural, but as you become accustomed to those noises, you may notice new sounds that aren’t as natural. If a new sound is occurring, such as a clunking when you change gears, it may be time to get some vehicle maintenance. First, you probably want to know what is wrong with your vehicle. So, keep reading to learn why your car clunks when you change gears.  

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What Are the Most Common Symptoms of Transmission Problems?

Taking care of your car is important. It has warning lights that come on for a reason when something is wrong. It’s better to take care of the problem right away when you notice your car acting up instead of waiting until it’s too late. If you take the correct precautions when caring for your car, it is likely to get you where you need to go without any issues. Continue reading to learn some common symptoms to look out for when dealing with transmission problems.  Read the rest of this entry >>

Signs Your Mercedes-Benz Needs New Brake Pads

Signs Your Mercedes-Benz Needs New Brake Pads

After owning a car for a while you might notice that things aren’t behaving the same way they were when you first drove it home. It is important to notice these changes in your vehicle so you can make the proper repairs when they are needed. Sometimes it can be difficult to tell exactly what is going wrong, but we can help. Today we’re going to take a look at some signs that your Mercedes-Benz vehicle needs new brake pads. Read the rest of this entry >>

Tips And Tricks For Repairing Scuff Marks And Scratches

How To Remove Scratches And Scuffs From Mercedes-Benz

Whether you are driving a new Mercedes-Benz or a 10-year-old used car, finding a scratch or a scuff on your car can ruin your whole day. If it is a big scratch, it is probably best to bring it in for service, but if it is a small scratch that didn’t make it through the clear-coat, you may be able to resolve the issue at home with little to no money. Read on to learn how to remove scratches and scuffs from your Mercedes-Benz car or SUV. Read the rest of this entry >>

Brake – Visit Workshop Warning Instructions For Mercedes-Benz E-Class Drivers

What Does Brake-Visit Workshop Warning Message Mean In Mercedes-Benz?

The funny thing about cars is that you can own one for 10 years and still be just as surprised by the things it tells you as you are when you find a foreign object in one of the seats. One common message that trips up Mercedes-Benz drivers is the “Brake-Visit Workshop” warning. What does it mean and how do you fix it? Read the rest of this entry >>

How to Remove Mercedes-Benz Dents

Mercedes-Benz Dent Removal 101

How to Remove Mercedes-Benz Dents

Like oil changes, the war against dents is one without an end in site. Car technology has come a long way, but other than a few failed “dent-resistant” campaigns, the structure of the vehicle has remained unchanged, leaving us to fend for ourselves against shopping carts, footballs, and overfilled dump trucks. If you don’t want to bring your car in for service, there are a few tricks to removing Mercedes-Benz dents on your own. Read the rest of this entry >>

How Long Will a Car Starter Last

Life Expectancy of Automobile Electric Starter

Starters are one of the most fascinating organs of an engine because they are so simple, yet so vital. In fact, before the starter was invented, people were literally breaking their arms turning the engine over with a hand crank. A starter only costs about $100 on average, but when they fail, they can be extremely frustrating to replace, which is why labor costs can get steep. To find out exactly how worried we should be about starter failure, we first have to figure out how long a car starter will last. Read the rest of this entry >>

Mercedes-Benz Wheel Alignment Explanation

Mercedes-Benz Wheel Alignment Explanation. What is it and How Often Should You Do It?

How Often Should You Get Wheels Aligned?

Cars, like all things, don’t last forever. Wear and tear, as we like to call it, beats down every square inch of your Mercedes-Benz from the wheels to the roof. In fact, whether you like it or not, your car is in your garage depreciating right now! Sorry to bring that up, but it’s not all bad. There are ways to keep your car in good shape and exercise is not one of them! See, there is some good news right there. One thing that drivers commonly neglect are the wheels. Alignment is something that is easy to ignore until you can barely hold the steering wheel, but that doesn’t mean your car doesn’t need it. Actually, how often you should get your wheels aligned has less to do with driving in a straight line than it does with simply extending the life of your vehicle. Read the rest of this entry >>