Auto Repair

Mercedes-Benz Check Engine Light Repairs

Your commute to work just got a little more interesting, didn’t it? A check engine light on the dashboard isn’t a sight you’re happy to see, but it’s something that the experts at CK Auto Exclusive Santa Rosa know exactly how to repair.

A Mercedes-Benz check engine light can mean a variety of things. When the check engine light comes on in your ...

Six Generations of Ingenuity Mercedes-Benz S Class

The Mercedes-Benz S Class, or Sonderklasse (German for “special class,” abbrev. “S-Klasse”) is a series of leading luxury vehicles introduced to the industry in 1972 with the W116. Since 1972, the Mercedes-Benz S Class has been at the forefront of luxury car production.

The Mercedes-Benz S Class introduced the first seatbelt pretensioners (a device designed to ...

The Computer in Your Mercedes-Benz Isn’t Working, Now What?

It’s not the end of the world, we promise. CK Auto Exclusive has been working with Mercedes-Benz vehicles since 1977. Needless to say since then many things have changed in the design of the cars, including their technical abilities.

At CK Auto we pride ourselves in knowing that as the times change, we need to too. ...

Brake Replacement 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 ...

Santa Rosa Transmission Rebuild Mercedes-Benz

Transmissions. Your car needs one, you have to have regular maintenance on one, and when one fails it is catastrophic to your vehicle. At CK Auto Exclusive, we aim to take the nightmare out of a transmission rebuild for your Mercedes-Benz.

We always advocate regular maintenance on your Mercedes-Benz transmission to help prolong the life of ...

Mercedes Owner and Happy Customer Testimonial

We appreciate our loyal customers and know that their referrals and testimonials speak louder than any advertising we can buy. Below is yet another testimonial from a satisfied Mercedes customer. When your Mercedes needs professional attention, give it the attention it deserves by contacting  CK Auto Exclusive today.

Bob F. – Healdsburg, CA

“I’m always satisfied with ...

Our testimonials speak for themselves!

We appreciate our loyal customers and know that their referrals and testimonials speak louder than any advertising we can buy. See some of our favorites below and come in to CK Automotive where we treat our customers and their Mercedes to the best service in Northern California!

Lisa L. – Santa Rosa, CA

“I purchased a Mercedes ...

Should I use synthetic oil in my Mercedes?

Is oil really the lifeblood of an engine? That’s a long-popular analogy, but it’s really not an accurate description. Blood carries nutrients to cells, but it’s air that carries fuel—the “nutrition”—for an engine. However, without oil to lubricate and cool moving parts, keep them clean and help to seal the pistons in the cylinders, the ...

What is “Required Vehicle Maintenance” for a Mercedes?

 Required maintenance is the routine service necessary to keep your vehicle in peak operating condition, and to help avoid damage to your vehicle.

As of model year 2009, Mercedes-Benz vehicles follow a maintenance schedule of 10,000-mile or 12-month intervals, whichever occurs first.For all other model years, refer to your maintenance manual for specific maintenance schedule ...

A Quick Check Under the Hood: Mercedes Fluids

It is a good idea to take a quick check under the hood and note the fluids in your Mercedes at least once a month. Quick checks should include oil, engine coolant, brake fluid and power steering fluid.

Check oil when the engine is cold or wait until it has cooled down (about five minutes) and ...