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”
Mercedes-Benz A and B Service Difference.
Can Independent Garages Update BMW Service Records?
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”
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?”
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”
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?”
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 Mercedes Digital Service Book?”
We lover our German cars but sometime we let our friends from other manufacturers in the shop for a car repair in Essex. Today we had something strangely familiar but different in the shop. A Infiniti q30 came in with a serious oil leak. The Infiniti q30 is actually a Mercedes A class in differentContinue reading “Mercedes in Sheep’s Clothing”