• What Are The Most Common Mercedes-Benz Repairs in Winter?

    Published 6 months ago — by Lisa Federico

    What Are The Most Common Auto Repairs in Winter?

    Do you need snow tires or chains in Winter? Maybe so...
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    During the winter season your Mercedes-Benz can experience specific issues due to freezing temperatures and harsh weather and road conditions. With regular Mercedes-Benz maintenance you may be able to minimize the risk of a breakdown and possible catastrophic damage, but sometimes things happen that are out of your control. Here are some of the most common Mercedes-Benz repairs and issues that you may face in the winter months.

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  • Winter Mercedes-Benz Care: What Happens to a Car Battery in the Winter?

    Published 6 months ago — by Lisa Federico

    Holiday Travel Check List

    Keep your battery running in freezing winter temps!
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    What does a car battery actually do?

    Obviously, we all know the battery in your Mercedes-Benz serves as a crucial component that provides electrical power to various electrical systems in the vehicle. The main functions include, starting the engine, powering lights/radio/windows/AC/etc, and voltage stabilization.

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

    Published 6 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 6 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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  • Best Holiday Gift Ideas for the Car Enthusiast

    Published 7 months ago — by Lisa Federico

    Holiday Gifts for the Car Enthusiast in Your Life

    What will you give that car enthusiast in your life for the holidays?
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    We’ve set the clocks back and the sounds of the season have begun to play in the stores. The holidays are upon us, folks. Don’t waste your time scrambling at the last minute for the perfect gift for the car lover in your life. Here are some of the best holiday gift ideas to fit all budgets and types of car enthusiasts.

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