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

Car Battery Issues? Here’s What To Do Next …

It’s been a very hot few weeks in Los Angeles. While battery issues are typically associated with colder weather, it’s actually the heat that’s a battery’s worst enemy. This is why many car manufactures recommend vehicle owners – who live in hotter parts of the country — get their battery checked two years after purchasing a Read More

Auto Repair 101: Are Your Brakes Working Properly?

Every single part of your vehicle serves a purpose. New noises are typically warning signs of a potential problem, that will eventually require auto repair or maintenance. Your vehicle’s brakes are arguably the most important safety mechanism on your car, therefore, when you hear new noises, it’s best to get them checked immediately. Following an Read More

7 Car Tips Every Automobile Lover Should Follow

  Owning a vehicle is a major investment. While regular automobile maintenance and repair will make sure that your car stays running in tip-top shape, here are a few key car tips to help you protect your vehicle. 1. Rainproof your windshield: Make sure your windshield wipers are up-to-date. Manufactures recommend that you replace the Read More

Adopt These 6 Driving Habits to Improve Your Gas Mileage

Tired of spending money at the pump? With the summer season officially upon us, gas prices are sure to go up in California. But, with a few new driving habits, you’ll improve your fuel economy and save money. Keep your car clean: When your vehicle gets mud or dirt in the undercarriage it can significantly Read More

Here’s Why You Need Regular Wheel Alignment & Tire Rotation

Auto maintenance is essential for keeping your vehicle running in peak condition. Neglecting routine services will take years off your car’s lifespan and lead to major wear and tear down the road. To avoid costly repairs later, it’s important to stick to your vehicle’s service schedule. Just like bringing your car in for an oil change every Read More

German Car Care: Finding the Right Auto Repair Shop

Auto maintenance and auto repair are essential for keeping your German car running in tip-top shape. Whether your car is a Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Porsche, Audi, Mini Cooper or Volkswagen, it’s important that your German car is in the right hands when getting regular automobile maintenance or repair. 5 Things to Consider Before Bringing Your Car Read More

Keep Your Car Running Like New with These 7 Tips & Tricks

According to new data, automakers reported declining sales for the month of March. While in the past few years car companies’ profits reached all-time highs, it looks like consumers are spending less on new automobiles and investing more on auto repair. As an automobile owner, getting regular auto maintenance and repair checks are crucial for Read More

Maintenance Tips for your German Cars

Maintenance is extremely important in prolonging the life of your car as well as lessening the chances and expense of an unexpected breakdown. From your German Car experts at Mercedes Benz Werkstatt, here are some of the things you can do to ensure improved gas mileage for your car and help you save money in Read More

Tips on Buying a Secondhand German Car

German cars are recognized all over the world for its outstanding engineering and values of innovation, reliability, safety, design and—of course—price. It is no mystery that these valued cars can be quite expensive, which is why buying a used model is certainly more affordable than buying a brand new one. However, there are some things a Read More

Things You Probably Don’t Know about the German Automotive Industry

Germany and cars have long been connected through history. Germany is recognized all over the world as an outstanding manufacturer of many quality and innovative automobile brands and parts. But how much do we really know about this long withstanding correlation? From the German Car experts of Mercedes Benz Werkstatt, here are some interesting facts Read More