Auto Repair

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 ...

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 ...

A Brief History of the Mercedes Benz Emblem

CK Auto Exclusive knows Mercedes-Benz vehicles inside and out. We have been operating CK Auto Exclusive, our family owned and operated independent Mercedes-Benz repair and service center, since 1977. Our Mercedes mechanics keep Santa Rosa’s vehicles looking fresh and driving smooth. One of the things that sets our shop apart from Mercedes dealerships and other ...

Car Mechanic Scams & How to Spot Them

Paul Duckworth has more than 30 years of experience working on Mercedes-Benz vehicles of all models. Most Mercedes owners in Santa Rosa, CA know to come to Paul for professional and timely service. Paul and his crew treat customers and their Santa Rosa Mercedes vehicles with the utmost respect and care. Not every independent service and repair shop ...

Xentry: CK Auto’s Diagnosis Assistance System

Modern cars increasingly rely upon computers and advanced technologies to function. Mercedes-Benz vehicles are no exception. Computers don’t just allow for optimal vehicle performance; they also are critical tools for diagnosing computerized system issues. CK Auto Exclusive uses Xentry DAS (Diagnostic Assistance System) to help diagnose your vehicle’s problem quickly and efficiently.

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Mercedes Benz Bay Area Specialists

CK Auto Exclusive is proud to say that we are a family owned and operated independent Mercedes-Benz Service & Repair center in Santa Rosa. We’ve been operating in this area since 1977. Our mechanics have provided outstanding service ever since we opened. We are the Mercedes Benz Bay Area specialists that you can trust. Our ...

Common Problems with Mercedes Benz C Class

CK Auto Exclusive in Santa Rosa, CA is the leading independent Mercedes-Benz repair and maintenance shop in the area. We have seen unusual problems like random horn beeping and common problems like issues with engine and transmission mounts, window regulators, and more. Common problems with the Mercedes Benz C Class are easily addressed by our ...

CK Auto: Your Santa Rosa Mercedes Parts Center

One of the factors that influences your vehicle maintenance and repair services is the availability of the requisite parts. Paul Duckworth and his team at CK Auto Exclusive in Santa Rosa stock many Mercedes-Benz parts inhouse to keep customer costs low. Consider CK Auto Exclusive your go-to Mercedes parts center for the Santa Rosa, CA ...

Mercedes-Benz SRS Light

The SRS Light in your Mercedes-Benz is an acronym for “Supplement Restraint System.” So, what does this mean? Your SRS light coming on and staying on is indicating that there is an issue with your Mercedes-Benz airbags and components that are related to and part of the SRS system.

Are you seeing:

The SRS system light ...

Replace Brakes in your Mercedes-Benz

With the winter months fast approaching your brakes might very well be the most important tool for your safety this season. Regular maintenance aside, the brakes in your Mercedes-Benz must be checked every 30K or so, but this also depends on your driving style.

As most drivers know regular wear and tear is expected, but this ...