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Check Engine Light Mercedes: Tips on Urgency

Mercedes Benz produces excellent luxury and performance vehicles. That's why we at CK Auto Exclusive only work on these precision driving machines. With scheduledMercedes maintenance, Santa Rosa Benz owners are unlikely to see many problems pop up with their vehicles. As effective as a Mercedes master tech can be, such as our own Paul Duckworth, some car issues are just plain unavoidable. In this article we'll discuss the urgency of your check engine light Mercedes issue. HOW IS YOUR CAR BEHAVING? We know it can be disconcerting and even scary when your check engine light comes on. Multiply this anxiety by a million if you are driving through an unfamiliar location or you need to be somewhere on a fixed timeline. Don't panic! CK Auto Exclusive is here to help you assess the urgency of your car problem. When that dreaded light com ... read more

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Invest in a Quality Mercedes Mechanic Near Me

In previous eras, it was customary for craftsmen to adopt a narrow industry and then learn every nuance of that industry. The more a craftsman learned about and industry, the better he or she was able to perfect the skill of turning service into art. CK Auto Exclusive only works on Mercedes-Benz vehicles, because we aim to deliver Mercedes mechanic craftsmanship that can only be achieved through decades of continuous learning. Paul Duckworth and his team of Mercedes magicians have been studying Mercedes Benz repair since 1977. In fact, Paul is a Mercedes master tech, no easy feat. In this article we'll discuss the pros and cons of taking your vehicle to a ‘mechanic near me' versus taking it to a shop that exclusively works on your make of vehicle. GENERALIST VERSUS SPECIALIST: WHO TO TRUST WITH YOUR BENZ SERVICE Each of us only has so much time on this planet ... read more

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Mercedes Bay Area Service & Repair Specialists

Since 1977, Paul Duckworth has been operating CK Auto Exclusive, the Mercedes bay area mecca for independent service and repair. Residents of Sonoma county have trusted CK Auto with their difficult repair issues for decades. Benz owners of Petaluma, Napa, Vallejo, and even Fairfield come to CK Auto because sometimes a Mercedes mechanic needs master technician knowledge to fix the problem in question. BENZ DEALERSHIP VERSUS INDEPENDENT MERCEDES REPAIR AND SERVICE Benz dealerships across the country have access to OEM parts and they are in tune with the latest Mercedes technology, but can they tackle the most difficult repair problems? Further, are you and your Benz just a number on a service ticket, or do the mechanics know you by name? The Santa Rosa Mercedes mechanics at CK Auto aren't just experts at all things Mercedes-Benz, they also take the time to learn about their customers and their vehicles. Besides unparalleled customer service, our t ... read more

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A Quick Look at the Mercedes-Benz EQC

The world is quickly changing, especially in the transportation sector. Car manufacturers, consumers, regulators, and Mercedes Benz mechanics all are preparing for the introduction of more and more electric vehicles. CK Auto Exclusive, Santa Rosa's trusted Benz mechanic shop since 1977, loves everything about Mercedes-Benz and as such, we wanted to help spread the word about the new electric vehicle product and technology brand by Mercedes: EQ. THE BUZZ BEHIND THE EQC The EQC is the first vehicle announced under the product and technology brand EQ. It world premiered in Stockholm on September 4th. It will go on sale in the U.S. in 2020. EQ is the abbreviation for the brand's exploration of a new ideology: “Electric Intelligence”. The brand hopes to emphasize the “emotion” and “intelligence” inherent in the vehicle line. The EQC adds another vehicle model to the all-electric cars made by Mercedes-Benz. TELL US ABOUT THE FEATURE ... read more

CK Auto Celebrates Santa Rosa’s Sesquicentennial

CK Auto Celebrates Santa Rosa’s Sesquicentennial

Santa Rosa became an incorporated city in 1868 and 2018 marks its 150-year anniversary. To celebrate the sesquicentennial for our beautiful home, the city is throwing a big party in Courthouse Square on Saturday September 8th between 3 p.m. and 10 p.m. The celebration will include live music, burying of the new time capsule, food vendors, historical displays, and more. Did you know that CK Auto Exclusive has been serving the Mercedes Benz Santa Rosa community since 1977? Santa Rosa celebrated its 109th birthday when we first opened our independent Mercedes Benz repair shop. A lot has changed since 1977, but one thing has remained the same, our commitment to our community. CK AUTO STAYS INVOLVED Our country has had California in our thoughts during the summer months of 2018 given all the rampant wildfires causing damage, grief, and turmoil. The Mendocino Complex Fire, Holy Fire, Carr Fire, and more have devasted California residents. We in San ... read more

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