Scheduling your vehicle service doesn't have to be an intimidating task here in Scotts Dale, Arizona. But how do you know what services your vehicle needs? Here are some vehicle service FAQ's for drivers here in the Phoenix, Chandler, Mesa, Tempe, Gilbert, and of course the Scottsdale and North Scottsdale areas. Check it out!
Q. When do I have to change my car’s oil?
A. About every 8,000 to 10,000 miles. Check your vehicle owner’s manual for the specific mileage.
Q. What happens if I don’t change my vehicle’s oil?
A. While it’s okay to go a bit over the mileage, if you don’t change the oil at all, it will eventually become too dirty to do it’s job properly, and can destroy your vehicle’s engine. So, it’s important to keep up with oil changes.
Q. When should my car get a tire rotation?
A. You should rotate your tires about every 8,000 to 10,000 miles. Many drivers choose to rotate their tires when they take their car in for an oil change.
Q. How do I tell if my brake pads are going?
A. If your car is lurching when you brake, screeching, or otherwise making noise it normally wouldn’t make when you brake, it is time to get your brake pads replaced.
Q. How long will brake pads last?
A. Depending on how rough you brake, how often you drive your car, and how much city driving you do, you’ll need to change your vehicle brake pads about every 20,000 – 50,000 miles.
Q. When do car filters need to be replaced?
A. About every 30,000 - 40,000 miles. This is another item that can last longer if you don’t do much city driving, and it also depends on how much you drive the vehicle as well.
Q. How often do I need check my car fluid levels?
Q. How often do I need to check the air pressure in my vehicle tires?
Q. Where can I schedule a service appointment in Scottsdale, AZ?
A. Right here at your friendly Mercedes-Benz of Scottsdale! We service all makes and models, so don’t be shy! Schedule your service appointment today.