Sharing the Road With Bicyclists Requires Safety Precautions

With so many rules and laws to obey while driving around Fort Wayne, the last thing you probably need is something else. Still, Mercedes-Benz of Fort Wayne believes that bicyclist safety is worth reminding.

Bicyclists include all ages and experience levels. From small children in a small neighborhood to those who are considered semi-pros, they're all out there. Protecting them is part of your responsibility as a driver. Always obey the speed limit, especially in residential neighbors where bicyclists are more likely to be. It's not a rule but press on your horn to give

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Mercedes-Benz Certified Pre-Owned Overview

If you are looking for a nice vehicle that will not cost a fortune, then you can purchase a certified pre-owned Mercedes-Benz. You will be able to rest assured that you are getting a vehicle that is great value. It is important to remember that not every vehicle can receive the certified pre-owned certification. It has to be less than six-years-old. The vehicle will have a maximum of 75,000 miles on it. Furthermore, the vehicle must have received the proper maintenance.

In order for you to have additional peace of mind, you can get a copy of the Carfax…

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The Technological Multimedia Features in the Mercedes-Benz E 300

The Mercedes-Benz E 300 sedan represents the base models of the Mercedes-Benz vehicles available in Fort Wayne. The midsize vehicles are favored by many a luxury car owners who prefer a smaller car that maintains abundant cabin space. The vehicles also provide consumers with plenty of multimedia features.

The base E 300 sedans in our Mercedes-Benz of Fort Wayne inventory comes with an infotainment system having an ample 12.3-inch touchscreen. The system also has HD radio, a premium stereo and navigation ability. The device also integrates quickly with smartphones. 

 

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Why You Should Replace Your Windshield Wiper Blades More Frequently

In Fort Wayne, your windshield wiper blades are an important part of your vehicle. Do you keep an eye on them to ensure they are functioning properly? Here are some of the things the team at Mercedes-Benz of Fort Wayne wants you to remember.

Wiper blades deteriorate for many reasons, including the UV rays from the sun. Over time, they do not make contact with your windshield the way that they need to. The result? Smears and streaks that actually impair your vision instead of improving it.

How often you need to replace your wiper blades will depend on many…

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Stay Safe Using Mercedes-Benz of Fort Wayne Tips for a Roadside Emergency Kit

Have you ever had a car breakdown in Fort Wayne and needed something to get back on the road, but it wasn't available? It could be something as simple as engine coolant or a set of jumper cables. Or perhaps it was something major that required emergency flares. All of these items have one thing in common. They all belong in a roadside emergency kit. Do you have one?

To put your roadside emergency kit together, Mercedes-Benz of Fort Wayne recommends using a crate or small storage bin to begin adding items. In addition to the above essential items…

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The Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 4MATIC Redefines Suaveness

For truly luxurious sensations behind the wheel of an SUV, it’s impossible to top the impeccable grandeur of a new Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 4MATIC. Underneath its glamorous veneer, this exquisite automobile delivers a bevy of masterful amenities and intuitive perks.

Tactile extravagance is brilliantly personified by this ride’s amazing seating options. The power front seats are programmed with memory settings that ensure customized comforts remain in place for the long haul. To provide atmospheric pleasures regardless of external conditions, these technologically advanced

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Pick Your Favorite Style from the Mercedes-Benz S 560 Line-up

Whether you like driving a sedan, coupe or convertible, the Mercedes-Benz S 560 line-up offers something for you. You can look over the selection and get all the facts on this popular luxury brand when you visit the showroom here at Mercedes-Benz of Fort Wayne.

The S 560’s sedan version tops out at just less than 207 inches in length while the more compact coupe and convertible styles are slightly greater than 198 inches in length. The exterior height ranges from 59 inches for the sedan to around 56 inches for the other styles.

 

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What Should Vehicle Owners Know About the Transfer Case?

Just how important is the often misunderstood transfer case? If you drive a car, truck or van that includes either all-wheel drive or four-wheel drive, then your ride almost certainly includes a transfer case as well. Without that component, it would be simply impossible for power to be transferred to the appropriate portion of your car, van or truck.

What, exactly, happens when your transfer case does its jobs? It starts by taking your vehicle's transmission's power and then sending it through your trusty drive shafts, which results in it ending up at the rear and front axles…

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How Can You Test Your Vehicle's Battery?

The electrical system in your car, van or truck needs to be tested frequently, and the most important component of this automotive electrical system is, of course, the vehicle's battery. How, though, can you test this component? Many service centers, like the one at Mercedes-Benz of Fort Wayne offer simple automotive battery tests, but you can also attempt these battery tests at home.

A multimeter will be a valuable tool when it comes to testing the charge of your automotive batteries. With a full charge, the measurement should be at least 12.6 volts. If the motor is running…

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The Basics of Headlights

Headlights are among the most important exterior features on your vehicle, so they need to be of the highest quality. Are all headlights created equal? According to our Mercedes-Benz of Fort Wayne service department, headlights each have individual strengths.

Sealed-Beam vs. Composite

Sealed-beam headlights were long the standard. They are a single piece, hermetically sealed, permitting no ingress of moisture or debris. Composite headlights have durable parts temporarily fused. They have bulbs that you can remove should the light fail. Newer sealed-beam assemblies contain 

 

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