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What is The Difference Between Service A and Service B?

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Mercedes-Benz owners know when to take care of their precious vehicles. The service book in their glove box is the first place they should go to know when to get their vehicle serviced. Doing so will help prolong the life of their special automobile. 

That is why you should consider scheduling your service visit soon at Mercedes-Benz of Plano.

Mercedes-Benz has two service types your vehicle will need throughout its life. For owners of 2009 and newer Mercedes-Benz models, you are required to have a regular Service A check-in at every 10,000 miles and/or a Service B when…

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Top Braking Issues That Signal a Need for Repairs

Having issues with your brakes? We've got a few sure-fire ways to figure out if something is amiss with your braking system.

First, you'll want to take note of any sounds you may hear upon applying the brakes. Screeching, squealing or metal on metal grinding noises are strong indicators that you need to take your automobile to the shop.

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Charging Up a Car Battery

Finding out that you have a dead car battery is never fun, but you may be able to get your car going again with the help of a car battery charger. The following steps tell you how to use the device to charge your car's battery.

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Have Questions about Fuel Efficiency? We Have Answers

Regardless of the type or age of your vehicle, there are likely steps that you can take today to improve its fuel efficiency. Reducing fuel usage starts the moment that you get behind the wheel. Most vehicles only require a few seconds to warm up even in cold weather, so always wait to crank up until you’re ready to hit the road.

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Proper Vehicle Maintenance: What Is Wax?

We care that you know how to care for your car. Car wax is a solution that you can rub onto your vehicle when it's clean to protect your paint job from water and dirt. You can apply wax simply with a microfiber towel or even use an electric buffer pad to apply it more evenly.

What Is In Wax?

Wax products vary and can be made from products like silicone, palm oil, the carnauba plant or even coal. You don't have to buy the most expensive wax in the store to get a good result; what's…

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Replacing a Flat Tire

If you’re lucky enough, you’ll never have to experience having a flat tire on the road, but it’s still important to know how to replace a flat tire just in case. As complicated as it might seem, changing a flat tire is simpler than you’d imagine. Our team at Mercedes-Benz of Plano wants you to be an informed driver aware of the importance of simple maintenance, so stop and see us for your tire needs and steps on replacing a flat tire.

  • Once you safely park your vehicle on the side of the road, make sure…
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How to avoid a tire blowout

When you are driving around in Plano, you likely are concerned about safety. One of the things that many drivers worry about is a tire blowout. Though a blowout can happen for no reason, there are things you can do to avoid having one.

Keep your tires inflated
Proper inflation of your tires helps to prevent blowouts. Not only do you not want too little air in your tires, you also want to make sure you don't have too much air.

Rotate your tires
Regular tire rotations help to avoid uneven wear on your tires. That helps keep your…
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Steps to Replacing a Flat Tire

Have you ever been stranded on the road with a flat tire? If not, we at Mercedes-Benz of Plano want you to know what to do in that situation. Your owner's manual gives directions on replacing tires, but you can get more assistance from our staff here! We want to make sure this circumstance does not leave you feeling helpless. Replacing a flat tire is easier than you think. Here are the steps.
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• Pull vehicle to side of road
• Engage parking brake
• Loosen the lug nuts a little
• Remove tire-changing tools from trunk
• Jack up car
• Remove flat tire…
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