A lot of our customers ask how they can save money on their petrol and diesel. With fuel prices in Rayleigh, Basildon and surrounding Essex at their highest in years it’s important to make sure you’re not wasting fuel as a result of your car being inefficient. At German Car Services we would recommend theContinue reading “Top 10 fuel saving tips”
A Turbo Bypass Actuator was causing some issues for one of our customers’ Mercedes, resulting in a loss of power. Some times our customers have been to other garages who don’t have the skills and expertise that our technicians have accumulated over 25 years. Today we had a beautiful example of a Mercedes C ClassContinue reading “Why is my Mercedes Losing Power?”
Mercedes-Benz A and B Service Difference.
What is the Mercedes DSB? The Digital Service Booklet gives you an online record of your Mercedes vehicle’s service history. Your Mercedes records can be accessed securely by you on computer or personal device . If you give permission, GCS,as independent technicians also have access to your vehicles records so that we can review andContinue reading “How do I access the Mercedes Digital Service Record?”
Can Independent Garages Update BMW Service Records?
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?”
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?”
This was My own stunning BMW E46 M3. After purchasing it back in 2012 it was in need of some much needed TLC. Like with all E46 M3s they have some well known issues, namely the rear subframe mounting points and the issue of bigends wearing out loomed over it. With a lot of timeContinue reading “BMW M3 Big End Bearings”
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?”
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?”