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What Are the Benefits of Mercedes-Benz Pre-Paid Maintenance?

When you buy a world-class vehicle, you get first-class service. Your Mercedes-Benz requires regular service once per year or once every 10,000 miles, whichever comes first. Luckily, Mercedes-Benz offers pre-paid maintenance, allowing you to pre-pay for certain services.


 
The Mercedes-Benz Pre-Paid Maintenance Plan is available in two, three, or four-year packages. The exact packages available depend on your vehicle’s specific information, but pre-paid maintenance is generally available on all vehicles under seven years…
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Do I Really Need to Use Premium Fuel?

You see it on the fuel door every time you stop at the pump: premium fuel only. Your salesperson probably reminded you, too, right before you brought your new car home.

When you pull up to the pump, the first thing you’ll notice is that premium fuel is quite a bit more expensive, usually around 50 cents per gallon.

So, the question remains: does your Mercedes-Benz really need premium gas? Read on to find…
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Spring Cleaning for Your Mercedes-Benz!

With temperatures increasing and the weather improving, you’re probably starting to think about spring cleaning.  In the past, we’ve talked about the importance of getting under the hood of your Mercedes-Benz to make sure it’s ready for the changing seasons.  Did you know that it’s important to “spring clean” your vehicle, too?  Here’s why:


Extends paint life: One of the things you love about your Mercedes-Benz is its color, right…

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Understanding Different Types of Tires

What is the most important safety feature of all motor vehicles?  Tires!

Your tires are the only connection between your Mercedes-Benz and the road.  While tire condition is often overlooked, it is the most important safety feature on your vehicle.

Tires are not only the rubber bits that meet the road. Tires can influence numerous conditions in your vehicle. Seeing an increase in fuel consumption? Worn and underinflated tires will negatively affect your Mercedes-Benz braking…

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Decoding Dashboard Indicator Lights

Throughout the year, we get many phone calls and visits from customers who have indicator lights on their dashboard but have no idea what they mean!  Indicator lights are your car’s way of telling you that, while it may not be an emergency, something underneath the hood isn’t working to the best of its ability.  We all know that car repairs can be expensive and time consuming, so getting those lights diagnosed quickly…

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Is Your Mercedes-Benz Ready for Spring?

April is National Car Care Month.  As winter comes to an end, it’s important to make sure that your vehicle is ready for the busy summer months.

As a Mercedes-Benz owner, you know that Service A and Service B are key to keeping your vehicle running in top shape. However, over time, there will inevitably be other things that your vehicle needs, simply due to normal wear and tire.

Our service department compiled a…

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Get the Most out of your Mercedes-Benz: Car Care Tips from our Service Department

According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, we spend an average of 46 minutes per day driving.  That’s just about 4 hours in a five day work-week, or 200 hours per year (assuming you get a minimum two weeks of vacation).  Since you’re spending all that time in your vehicle, don’t you think your Mercedes-Benz deserves a little extra TLC?

 
Sure, you know that taking care of your car is the…
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Expert Advice on Getting Your Mercedes-Benz Ready for Winter

It’s December and the temperature is dropping.  It hasn’t snowed yet, but it’s only a matter of time according to the Farmers’ Almanac.  Surely, you’ve got the plow man on speed dial and your snow shovels are at the door, but what about your Mercedes-Benz? 

Our maintenance specialists put together a quick checklist to help ensure that you and your Mercedes-Benz are ready to take on the worst that winter has…
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