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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, ...

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 ...

What Voids a Mercedes Warranty?

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At CK Auto Exclusive we specialize in new model Mercedes service.

All new Mercedes-Benz vehicles are protected by a New Vehicle Limited Warranty, covering defects in material or workmanship for 48-months or 50,000 miles, whichever comes first. To help ensure that coverage under your warranty right is never affected, it is highly ...

Mercedes Star Diagnostic Systems

Don’t be unsure about what you are dealing with under the hood of your Mercedes-Benz, it’s time to call the experts. The talented team at CK Auto Exclusive has been working with the Mercedes-Benz brand for decades, so you will leave confident that no matter the issue, CK Auto Exclusive Mercedes-Benz repair Santa Rosa is the best ...

Which Mercedes Class is Best?

Which Mercedes Class is Best? Well, it depends on what you’re looking for. Mercedes-Benz makes cars for every type of driver, so it’s up to you to check off what you want from your list and choose. With so many luxury choices, though, we understand it can be really hard to pick which one is ...

Rebuilding a Mercedes Engine

In many cases, and depending on the age, it’s sometimes more cost-effective to part out your Mercedes than to fully rebuild the engine.  There’s simply no way to stop this process entirely, but regular maintenance (oil changes, for example) ensure that your engine will degrade as slowly as possible. Like everything with moving parts, ...

Famed Checkered Upholstery is Back

Just because CK Auto Exclusive specializes in new model Mercedes Benz, does not mean we don’t have an affinity for the old school, I mean, we are the old school. “There’s no school like the old school, and well, we’re the headmasters.” (Name that movie…) Anyway, Paul Duckworth is considered the Rohnert Park and Santa ...

Mercedes Tune-Ups, Santa Rosa

Sticking to your scheduled maintenance helps avoid all of these major problems and many others. Remember, you will never save money by skipping a regularly scheduled service appointment. In the end, the problem will become worse and end up costing you much more in repairs if left untouched. Scheduled maintenance is an effective way to keep your car safe ...

Santa Rosa Mercedes Repair You Can Afford

Mercedes-Benz service costs may be a hard number to pin down, but understanding your options before taking your car to the shop is important. At CK Auto Exclusive, Paul Duckworth and his team pride themselves on the work they perform as certified Mercedes-Benz mechanics, but on the principle that no work should be done or suggested ...

Celebrating 10 Years of Smart

2018 marks 10 years of smart sales in the United States (2008-present), and to recognize this milestone, a 10th Anniversary Edition 2018 smart fortwo electric drive coupe will be available for a limited time during the model year 2018. If you live in the Santa Rosa area, a smart car is just an awesome way ...