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What’s New in the World of Mercedes Benz?

The rate of Mercedes-Benz innovation always seems to impress. Whether you are a proud owner of a Mercedes-Benz, or aspiring to purchase one, their competition doesn’t compare to Mercedes’ history, technology and engineering. In 1886, Karl Benz created what is considered the first practical automobile. Since that day, Mercedes continues to innovate and create a ...

Diagnose My Mercedes Benz

A Mercedes Benz represents style, luxury, and like all vehicles, freedom. Your freedom however is cut short when your Mercedes has issues. All automobiles experience problems like the check engine light illuminating, a dead battery refusing to start your vehicle, engine sputtering, or maybe your brakes are starting to go. This disrupts your weekend plans, ...

All About Tires – What Do You Have on Your Mercedes Benz?

The tires on your car help you accelerate, grip the road as you make a turn and stop your vehicle. The type of tires your Mercedes Benz needs is dependent on the environment you drive in and type of vehicle. Do you frequently drive through ice/snow? There are various terrains that require different types of ...

Mercedes Manual Transmissions – Do They Still Exist?

Learning to drive a manual transmission was a necessity in our parent’s generation, but today, we can get along fine without having to learn. However, it is a skill that most car enthusiasts would agree bring an excitement to your driving experience and a certain level of control. Manual transmissions seem to be on a ...

Mercedes-Benz – Continual Innovation

The first Mercedes-Benz was created by Karl Benz in 1886. It was a three-wheeled, rear-mounted single cylinder engine “Motorwagen.” Since then, Mercedes have made numerous advancements in engineering and technology and remain an elite automaker. Just as Mercedes-Benz continues to innovate, your local Mercedes-Benz maintenance and repair shop: CK Auto Exclusive, continues to be a ...

Luxury and Style Meets Utility – Towing with a Mercedes Benz

A Mercedes meets many needs such as luxury and style, but often what can be overlooked is towing capability. After all, the Mercedes’ GLS class and Sprinter Van contain powerful best-in-class engines and are built for carrying large loads and towing when needed. With all that capability and capacity, most Mercedes-Benz owners that use their ...

Why Choose a Mercedes-Benz Independent Shop for Service?

When you drive a Mercedes-Benz you shouldn’t settle for anything less than the best. But don’t be confused when it comes to servicing and maintenance, sometimes the best can only be found in an independent shop like CK Auto Exclusive.

Servicing your Mercedes-Benz comes with ownership and is an important factor when purchasing a vehicle. Service ...

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, ...