• Winter Mercedes-Benz Care: What is Antifreeze and Why Do I Need it?

    Published 7 months ago — by Lisa Federico

    What is antifreeze and do I need it?

    What is antifreeze and do I need it?
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    What Is Antifreeze?

    Antifreeze is a liquid mixture of water and ethylene glycol that is used to prevent the freezing and overheating of the engine in your Mercedes-Benz. You may have heard the term “coolant” interchanged with “antifreeze,” they are similar, but comprised of different concentrations.

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  • Winter Mercedes-Benz Care: What Are Winter Tires and Do I Need Them?

    Published 7 months ago — by Lisa Federico

    Do I need winter tires or snow tires for my ride?

    Do I need winter tires or snow tires for my ride?
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    The term “winter tires” may also be referred to as “snow tires.” They are designed to provide your Mercedes-Benz with better handling, traction and braking in cold conditions, including snow and ice. You won’t need to have them on your Mercedes-Benz all year long, as it is advisable to switch back to all-season tires for optimal performance in the warmer months.

    A few factors can help determine if your Mercedes-Benz should have winter tires. Things to consider include:

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  • Do You Have Water Damage in Your Mercedes-Benz?

    Published 5 years ago — by Lisa Federico

    Do you have water damage in your vehicle?

    Do you have water damage in your vehicle?
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    Weather can play a huge part in the condition and performance of your Mercedes-Benz. With the high amounts of rainfall we’ve accumulated thus far (and the end of last year), it’s important to periodically check your vehicle for any signs of water (flood) damage.

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  • Summer Safety Essentials For Your Mercedes-Benz

    Published 6 years ago — by Lisa Federico

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    Here are some summer essentials to keep in your Mercedes-Benz
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    Pack your bags and head out on the highway this summer! Whether you’re road trippin’ to grandma’s house, the beach, to the mountains or across country, be sure to have some safety essentials in your vehicle for comfort, and in case of an emergency.

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  • Why You Should Take Your Mercedes-Benz to an Independent Auto Repair Shop

    Published 6 years ago — by Lisa Federico

    Take a ride over to your neighborhood independent Mercedes-Benz service center today!

    Take a ride over to your neighborhood independent Mercedes-Benz service center today!
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    Having to maintain your Mercedes-Benz and take it in for repairs or scheduled maintenance can be stressful—both for your personal health and on your wallet. Take some of that stress away by choosing a local, independent Mercedes-Benz repair shop for your vehicle. Here are a few reasons why you should choose an independent Mercedes-Benz repair center to service your Mercedes-Benz.

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