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Tire expiration Dates?

Bruised Tires? When picking fruit at the grocery store, do you look for the ones with bruises and marks?

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1,000,000 Mile Mercedes Benz 240D and still going strong!

Have you seen this? Mercedes Benz is known for making cars built to last. With regular maintenance and service, will your Mercedes Benz make it to the million-mile mark? Can I help you take care of your car along the way? I can provide Mercedes factory maintenance services for less than half of what it will cost to take your…

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How to Select a Mechanic You Can Trust

The current economic climate prevents people from upgrading or replacing their cars with new ones as frequently as they once did. As a result, they need their cars to last longer which requires regular servicing and mechanical repairs to keep their cars in good, dependable running condition. Furthermore, drivers want to spend as little as possible to maintain and repair…

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Mercedes Benz Won’t Start?

Have you noticed that your older ML (163 Chassis) sometimes refuses to start? Have you started the car in your driveway, driven to the store and come out after a short time to find that the your car won’t start again right away? Does the problem happen intermittently? Is it becoming more frequent?

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Car Repair Scams – Is your mechanic cheating?

Does a $19.99 oil change sound like a good deal? Think you can save money by getting your oil changed at Jiffy Lube and other brand name national service centers? Think again!

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Convertible Top Repairs – Mercedes Hydraulic Cylinder Repairs

Depending on which Mercedes Benz model you drive, whether a convertible Mercedes Benz SL, SLK, CLK or E class, there are between 5-12 hydraulic cylinders that operate your convertible top. As with any auto part, these hydraulic cylinders can wear out, leak and deteriorate over time. Temperature and frequency of use play a role in how quickly the parts wear…

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Car Noises – What is Your Mercedes Benz Trying to Tell You?

Cars have a language of their own, and it is important to understand the different sounds your Mercedes Benz makes, and what those noises could be telling you. Below is an excerpt from an article I found on another Mercedes repair shop website (outside of Florida), and I think it does a good job of explaining the different car sounds…

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After receiving a shockingly high estimate from the local Sarasota Mercedes Benz dealership for needed repairs to my E320, I luckily found David! He inspected my car thoroughly, explained the problems in words I could understand, and ended up saving me over $1500! I’ve found my mechanic for life! Thank you, David!

David is honest and so meticulous! I wouldn’t trust anyone else with my vehicles. He always counsels me on which repairs are most important, and above all — saves me time and money! I’ve never been disappointed, and will continue to recommend him to all my friends and co-workers.

Thanks for the great work, David. I will definitely recommend you to others!

Lakewood Ranch, FL
5107 Lena Rd #102, 34211
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