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Why is Tire Pressure Important?

You might have heard it said that maintaining proper tire pressure will save you money at the gas pump. Not only will you improve your gas mileage, but keeping your tires in an ideal pressure range might even save your life.

Your owner's manual lays out the proper pressure at which you should keep your tires. Over days and weeks, minuscule amounts of air will escape from your tires, making a regular pressure check a good idea. Each time you wash your car, you can also top up the air in your tires if needed.  

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What is Brake Fluid & Why is it so Important?

Brake fluid is an important component of your vehicle mostly because your brakes won’t work without brake fluid. At Mercedes-Benz of Fort Wayne, we want you to be an informed driver who knows how to take care of your car and provide the regular maintenance it needs to perform well for you. Come to see us, and allow us to offer some helpful car maintenance tips, including the importance of brake fluid.

Brake fluid, also known as hydraulic fluid, is the non-compressible fluid that makes the many parts of your car’s braking system work when you put your…

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Automotive Service for Your Vehicle's Headlights

When you come to Mercedes-Benz of Fort Wayne to have routine vehicle maintenance performed, headlights are something that we pay close attention to. If you are someone that frequently drives during nighttime hours, the brightness and the angle output of your lights are extremely important. We will offer you a number of services for your headlights that includes:

  • Replacing your bulbs. Even if you don't have one that has burned out, we can upgrade your bulbs to something that is a different shade of white and much brighter. This will provide excellent illumination. 
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Get Ready: Back-to-School Season is Fast Approaching

There's no denying that the back-to-school season is almost here, and Mercedes-Benz of Fort Wayne wanted you to know there are a few things that should be taken care of prior to the school year beginning.

For starters, make sure that all fluid levels are full, such as oil, coolant, and windshield washer fluid. It’s not uncommon for the levels to go unnoticed, especially while enjoying your summer. If you’re due for an oil change within the next 60 days, it’s probably better to schedule the appointment now. 

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Precautions to Take to Prevent Blowouts

While tire blowouts are very stressful, they can be prevented. You just have to look carefully at the tires and examine them. If you know what signs to look for that your tires are about to blow out, then you will easily prevent going through a blowout on your tires.

The good news is that it can be easy to tell when your tires are becoming vulnerable to a blowout. For one thing, they will show some major signs of aging and other issues such as baldness. Therefore, many cases of a tire blowout are not going to occur with…

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What Are Your Options for Odor Control in Your Vehicle?

Did you know that you have options when it comes to keeping odors under control in your vehicle? You don't have to live with it being in the condition that it is in now just because you have somehow gotten used to it.

Vacuuming and basic maintenance of your vehicle can certainly go a long way, but you may need to resort to a professional cleaning in the event that you are unable to get particularly harsh odors out. It is fairly common for people to run into this kind of problem as they transport things like food in…

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Standard Safety Technology in the Luxury Mercedes-Benz E 300 Sedan

Equipped with more than 15 standard accident-mitigation features, the Mercedes-Benz E 300 is an upscale sedan that claims class-leading designation in active safety. When you stop at Mercedes-Benz of Fort Wayne for a tour of the showroom, you'll discover the cutting-edge safety technology that's installed in this stylish European model.

The patented Car-to-X-Communication application is connected to a cloud network that analyzes traffic flow in your local area.  

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Premium Entertainment Options in the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 4MATIC

Equipped with advanced digital technology, the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 4MATIC is a premium sport utility vehicle that's designed for seven people. Mercedes-Benz of Fort Wayne welcomes local families who are interested in buying or leasing this luxurious European SUV.

The Rear Seat Entertainment System is optional in the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 4MATIC. This hardware includes wires and connection ports that are compatible with DVDs and video games. Passengers in the second row could use wireless headphones to listen to audio from the multimedia playback. 

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How to Reduce Motion Sickness

There's nothing like sitting back and letting someone else drive when you're traveling from one location to another. However, the movement in the car could cause motion sickness. If you're on a train or another vehicle aside from a car, then avoid sitting backward. You want to be able to see where you're going as this can help to prevent the changes in scenery if you're sitting backward.

Take frequent breaks while traveling. Stretch your legs, and get a good hold of your surroundings so that you know what to expect when you're on…

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Good Reasons to Use a Dashboard Camera

A dashboard camera can provide you with a sense of security while driving. At Mercedes-Benz of Fort Wayne, we want you to know about the many benefits of using such a tool in your car. As a general rule, camera footage won't lie or otherwise obscure the truth when a crash occurs.

It also won't lie about the interactions that you have with police officers, pedestrians or other drivers. If someone tries to steal something from your car, it will be caught on tape. In fact, having a camera in your car could deter a thief from trying…

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