Can Your Car Be Hacked?
Technology is getting more and more advanced every day. If you’ve recently purchased a car, chances are it has a computer system in it. While features like self-parking and automatic braking have made our cars safer on the road, these electronic systems can become compromised. In a world where hackers seem to infiltrate every area Read More
How To Keep Your Car Safe During the Holidays
The holidays are finally upon us! As much as we all love this time of year, the holidays do pose certain problems for our vehicles, especially when it comes to crowded driving conditions, colder weather, and theft. Luckily, most major auto issues can be avoided by taking a few extra precautions — check out Mercedes Read More
Is Your Car Having Cooling System Problems? Here’s What Is Wrong
Anytime you see smoke coming from under your car’s hood … it’s not a good sign. Common indicators that your car is overheating are steam or smoke, an illuminated temperature warning light and a high read on your temperature gauge. Whenever it looks like your car’s cooling system is failing, it’s best to pull off Read More
Heading Out of Town? Follow Our 12 Holiday Road Trip Tips!
Are you getting ready to head out of town for the holidays? Before embarking on a long holiday road trip, it’s important to make sure your car is running in tip-top shape, so that you and your family are safe. That’s why when you’re preparing for a long drive, it’s important to inspect your vehicle Read More
Trouble Shifting Gears in Your Automatic Car? Here’s What’s Wrong …
Every vehicle is equipped with certain safety features. For example, you typically need to have one foot on the brakes, before you can shift gears out of park. But, if you’re having trouble shifting gears in your automatic vehicle, your shifting components could be broken or corroded. There are a couple of factors that could Read More
How to Identity Different Car Smells
If you’re like most people, you probably don’t typically realize something is wrong with your car until you notice a new smell, something stops working properly or your car breaks down all together. Your car relies on all components and parts to run efficiently and safely, which is why it’s so important to take your Read More
7 Tips to Get Your Car Prepared for A Disaster
September has been a tough month for a lot of people. With three massive hurricanes striking U.S. territories, and two earthquakes hitting Mexico at a 7 magnitude and higher, now is the time to make sure you’re prepared in the event of a natural disaster. Follow Mercedes Benz Werkstatt’s 7 tips for roadside safety: 1. Read More
Back-To-School Prep: Is Your Car Carpool Ready?
With school officially back in session, it’s important to make sure your car is kid-safe and ready for carpool. By checking your car for any of the issues listed below, you’ll provide your child and their friends a safer ride. Here are five things you’ll want to inspect your car for, to make sure it’s Read More
5 Signs Your Engine Needs a Tune Up
Just like getting your annual checkup with the doctor, your car needs the same type of service. There are a few ways to tell if it’s time to bring your car in for a tune up – if your engine is hard to start, stalls, misfires or is getting you low fuel economy — you Read More
Should You Be Worried When Your Engine Is Running Hot?
The short answer: Yes. Driving with an overheated engine can do irreparable damage to your car. When the vehicle’s engine overheats, driving – even just a few miles – can wreck the cylinder head, damage the engine block or harm other vital internal components of the car. Always check the gauge on your vehicle to Read More