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Mercedes-Benz Transmission Types

There are a large variety of transmission types in modern cars today, rather than just stick-shift or traditional automatics of the past. Let’s Explore some of the most common transmission types.

What transmission types are available in modern cars?

Manual Transmission (MT) The standard transmission where gears are changed manually by the driver with a gear selector and ...

Dangers of Stretching Your Mercedes Service Interval

As technology has improved, oil changes are not being done as frequently as in the past. Often times, owners are not bringing in their vehicles for routine maintenance as recommended by the manufacturer. Many owners bring in their car for service after the mileage marker for a scheduled maintenance has been exceeded. In some cases, ...

Which Mercedes Car Jack Do I Need?

It’s not uncommon for a misplaced car jack to do serious damage. In this article we discuss some of the different car jacks available, how they function and the importance of proper placement. Remember that improper use of a car jack can be extremely dangerous, so take your Mercedes maintenance needs to CK Auto if ...

I Put the Wrong Engine Oil in My Car. Now What?

Do-it-yourself auto maintenance often seems like a great idea to people looking to save a few bucks. If you invest in the proper training and you purchase the correct products, you can service some parts of your Santa Rosa Benz. YouTube can teach you a lot, but it can’t validate that you serviced your car ...

Top-5 Coolest Car Movies Featuring Mercedes-Benz

Paul Duckworth, master mechanic and owner of CK Auto, has been working on Santa Rosa Mercedes models since 1987. Mercedes repair and service shops are not all the same caliber; that’s why drivers of all types trust CK Auto with their Mercedes mechanic needs. Our shop can service and repair all models and all years ...

5 Important Mercedes Inspection Tips

Paul Duckworth and his team of Mercedes-Benz experts have been serving Santa Rosa since 1977. Mercedes-Benz designs its cars to last, but strict Mercedes maintenance is required to achieve maximum longevity. When investing in a used Mercedes, it’s not always easy to spot prior maintenance failures and current Benz issues. You ultimately need a CK ...

What Do My Mercedes Engine Sounds Mean?

We at CK Auto Exclusive are experts at all things Mercedes-Benz. We love difficult-to-diagnose Santa Rosa Mercedes issues, because it’s these issues that push our craft forward. Unlike the service centers at Mercedes dealerships, we like to share our knowledge and expertise with our customers. One of the things our customers often ask us is, ...

Mercedes Maintenance Secrets the Dealerships Don’t Want You to Know

Santa Rosa Mercedes dealerships are great for purchasing brand new Mercedes vehicles, but should Mercedes owners get the vehicles serviced at the dealerships? We at CK Auto Exclusive want the best for our customers when it comes to service, maintenance and repair. Every Mercedes mechanic in our shop really knows their stuff. As such, we ...

Can Your High Mileage Mercedes Reach 1,000,000 Miles?

Santa Rosa has trusted Paul Duckworth with its high mileage Mercedes vehicles for more than 30 years. Paul’s Mercedes Master Tech status required rigorous testing and skill assessment. Our team applies skill and knowledge to increasing the longevity of every Santa Rosa Mercedes Benz that comes into the shop. Some of our loyal customers have received ...

Independent Mercedes Benz Service Center

We at CK Auto Exclusive have been experts at Mercedes service and Mercedes maintenance since 1977. Our independent Mercedes Benz service center offers a few things that the dealerships cannot. Because Mercedes Benz vehicles offer such luxury and performance, it’s fair for Benz owners to only seek the best for their vehicles. In this article ...