What Is Car Wax?

Regardless of the make and model of vehicle that you have from Mercedes-Benz of Fort Wayne, it's important that you take care of your vehicle regularly. This can include routine maintenance from our service department, but you should also be washing and waxing your automobile regularly. Not sure what all the fuss about vehicle wax is? Let's talk a bit more about it.

Car wax provides a layer of protection on top of your clear coat. This protection works well in order to avoid 

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Is Now the Time for Wheel Alignments?

When a car pulls to one side while driving, the performance isn't typical. The likely culprit may be misaligned wheels, although only a thorough inspection will tell for sure. Even if the vehicle doesn't pull nor present an off-center steering wheel, problems with wheel alignments may still cause troubles.

A wheels alignment refers to wheel angles that set how tires touch roads. When the alignment and angles aren't right, tires don't travel on the road the right way. Problems arise, such as increased tread wear. Low treads don't handle well, 

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Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 Coupe Audio & Entertainment Features

The Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 offers so much fun and relaxation in the latest package. There are tons of technology upgrades, but it's the audio and entertainment that you will love with the latest Mercedes models. The new CLA 250 comes with an amazing audio system that responds to voice commands and plays any music through apps on your phone, HD radio, SiriusXM satellite radio, or Bluetooth audio streaming. You can instantly listen to your favorite playlist on Spotify, or you can press a button on your steering wheel to go to your favorite satellite radio station.

 

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Stay connected with Apple CarPlay

When you're headed down the road, sometimes you need to stay connected. Many of the infotainment systems in the vehicles we offer have integrated Apple CarPlay. Our team here at Mercedes-Benz of Fort Wayne understands the importance of having access to the latest features, and let's see how Apple CarPlay can make your ride easier.

Controlling the system is fairly simple. Depending on the model you can press the voice control button on the steering wheel to activate Siri. 

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What are Gaskets used for?

Here at Mercedes-Benz of Fort Wayne, we recognize that the best way to understand something is to know how it works. In order to properly understand the big picture, it is necessary to start by learning about the smaller parts in the system. In the example of a car engine, which is a complex machine that involves many different parts, the gasket is a simple component that is relatively easy to understand and a great starting point for further learning and understanding of vehicle mechanics.

The gasket is an important part of any vehicle engine. At the most basic level…

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Efficient Steps to Safely Change a Flat Tire

Do you know the correct steps to take when you have a flat tire? Mercedes-Benz of Fort Wayne hopes these quick and efficient steps will keep you safe.

First, always use a level ground. And if it's at night in Fort Wayne, choose a well-lit area. Locate the spare before beginning to remove the flat tire. Next, refer to your owner's manual, and place your jack in the position that is recommended. Using a lug wrench, loosen the lug nuts, but do not remove them. 

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Demystifying Infotainment Systems

A vehicle's infotainment system seems daunting at first, but this nifty tech feature is so widespread because it's easy to use, fun and very helpful. Each automaker has its own name for its infotainment system, but most systems are basically the same. Here's a brief rundown on infotainment systems from the experts on our Mercedes-Benz of Fort Wayne team.

An Interactive Onboard Computer

An infotainment system is the in-dash touchscreen that you tap or talk to when you require information or want entertainment as you dash between appointments in Fort Wayne. QNX, Linux and 
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Why Car Covers are Important for Vehicle Owners

A cover that goes over your vehicle when it's not in use is a very wise investment. If you've recently purchased a vehicle from Mercedes-Benz of Fort Wayne, we want to provide you with some information on how you can protect your investment for years to come.

A car cover is a layer of protection that can keep inclement weather from damaging the surface of your vehicle. This includes things like hail, sleet, rain and much more. Even the harmful UV rays of the sun can damage your vehicle over time.

 

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Android Auto Makes Driving Simpler

In-vehicle technology such as Android Auto is something that completely transforms the experience in your vehicle. We at Mercedes-Benz of Fort Wayne love how it connects to your system's infotainment system, allowing you to use your smartphone apps to get directions, make hands-free phone calls, listen to music and plenty of other things.

Once connected using Android Auto, the phone's capability will display on your vehicle's dashboard screen. 

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Choosing the Right Floor Mats

Accessories like floor mats are a big part of what makes you vehicle look good and remain in good condition, and our team at Mercedes-Benz of Fort Wayne wants you to be informed on the best way to maintain your vehicle and keep it looking good and lasting a long time. How do you know if carpet mats or rubber mats are best for your vehicle? Here are some tips.

Rubber floor mats may work best if:
 
• You have animals coming and going from your vehicle.
• You live in an area with lots of snow, rain or sand.
• Your passengers…
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