What is leaking from my Mercedes?

Our Mercedes specialists in Essex can diagnose and repair any fluids that may be leaking from your Mercedes-Benz. Common problems include: Mercedes Oil Leaks Mercedes-Benz vehicles manufactured after 1995 have an electronic transmission system. Although the system is extremely innovative a common issue is that the electronic transmission system often leads to graphite build-up causedContinue reading “What is leaking from my Mercedes?”

What Causes Excessive or Uneven Tyre Wear?

It is normal for the tread on your tyres to gradually degrade over time but excessive or uneven tyre wear may be a sign that something is wrong with your Mercedes, Audi or BMW. It may even point towards your vehicle becoming unsafe especially in adverse weather conditions. It maybe that your Mercedes, Audi orContinue reading “What Causes Excessive or Uneven Tyre Wear?”

Difference between an MOT and a service?

An MOT is a visual check carried out by law to ensure that it’s safe to drive. An MOT specialist will check roughly 20 areas of your car, a Service consists of a detailed investigation of your car, specific to your Mercedes, Audi, BMW or other German Vehicle. Our specialist technicians, based in Rayleigh Essex,Continue reading “Difference between an MOT and a service?”

How Many Models of Mercedes Have there been since 1990?

Ever wondered how many models of Mercedes there have been since 1990. Well here goes *deep breath……* W463 G-Class, luxury SUV (1990–2018) W140 S-Class, full-size luxury car (1991–1998) W202 C-Class, compact executive car (1993–2000) W901 Sprinter, light commercial van (1995–2006) W210 E-Class, mid-size executive car (1996–2002) R170 SLK-Class, compact roadster (1996–2003) W638 Vito, light commercialContinue reading “How Many Models of Mercedes Have there been since 1990?”

Can Independent Garages update your Mercedes Digital Service Book?

The simple answer is yes as long as they are registered as an independent repair centre. All Mercedes-Benz vehicles built from 2010 onwards now have their entire service history stored electronically in a secure online database. We are registered with Mercedes-Benz UK as an Independent Repair Centre, and are fully able to update your Mercedes-Benz online Digital ServiceContinue reading “Can Independent Garages update your Mercedes Digital Service Book?”

Going the extra mile with safety inspections

At German Car Services we conduct safety inspections on all our customers vehicles when they are in for servicing or repair. Friday morning we had customer bring his car in for a cambelt change. On popping the bonnet it was clear there was a more pressing issue that needed attention. Two of the injector sealsContinue reading “Going the extra mile with safety inspections”