Mercedes Gear Box Problems

MERCEDES 7SP GEARBOX FAULT This is a very common fault for Mercedes vehicles fitted with the 7G-Tronic automatic transmission with gearbox code – 722.9, often causing the transmission to hold too long in one gear before aggressively forcing the next gear into place, this causes a very rough and jerky gear change. The fault usuallyContinue reading “Mercedes Gear Box Problems”

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?”

8 signs that there’s a fault with your car

Some of our Mercedes, Audi and BMW customers ask how the can tell if their is something wrong with their car? A list of 8 things to check on your car follows: The vehicle performance is slow or has sluggish acceleration The check engine light is on The fuel efficiency is bad Your vehicle hasContinue reading “8 signs that there’s a fault with your car”

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”