Owning a Mercedes-Benz is a valuable investment. As with any other investment, keeping your Mercedes running at its best should be a priority. Depending on when you last had your Mercedes serviced, it can be tricky to know when its net service should be. Here are some ways to determine when your next Mercedes service should be.
Choose The Right Repair Facility
Your next Mercedes service doesn’t have to be performed by a Mercedes dealership. Any Mercedes model that you own can be serviced at a certified auto repair facility. Many of these facilities charge less for a service, and still offer you the same quality parts and servicing standards. Reputable repair facilities have scheduled maintenance offerings to keep your particular Mercedes model in top shape. All you need to do is follow the maintenance schedule and keep a record of all maintenance that’s been done on your car. This way you’ll remain within the factory warranty requirements.
Factory Scheduled Maintenance
Scheduled maintenance helps to maintain the longevity of your car. Factory scheduled maintenance is routine maintenance that’s specific to your Mercedes. These services include checks such as:
- Engine Oil and filter change
- Air Filter inspection
- Replacing windshield wiper blades
- Diagnostic system check
Factory scheduled maintenance is key to maintaining your car’s performance levels. Added to optimal performance, is the safety benefit scheduled maintenance. Scheduled services include comprehensive safety checks to keep you and your car safe on the road. A reputable repair facility will be able to give you a detailed outline of the service schedule required for your car. This way you know that your Mercedes is getting the tender loving care that it needs exactly when it needs it. Scheduled maintenance is the best way to ensure that your factory warranty remains valid which provides peace of mind.
Preventative maintenance focuses more on servicing particular components on your car. The aim of these services hinted at in the name, which is to prevent any potential breakdowns or component failures from taking place. It can be tempting to put off preventative maintenance but seeing to this at the right times helps to prevent more expensive future repairs as potential issues are caught early on. Preventative maintenance includes checks on parts such as belts, brakes, suspension, hoses and wheel alignment. The benefit of using a reputable auto repair facility is that your mechanic will be familiar with your specific Mercedes. They will be able to pinpoint specific weak points and issues easily restore these to full working order.
Performance and Styling Services
What makes driving a Mercedes Benz exciting are the performance and styling customizations that can be made. There are tons of modifications that you can make on your Mercedes, and when done by a certified repair facility, there is no risk associated with these modifications. Examples of performance and styling servicing can include wheel and tires, suspension, turbochargers, as well as an array of aesthetic enhancements. Although getting mods installed can be daunting, a trustworthy facility will consult with you and keep you in the loop during the whole process.
If you require ultimate performance for track days, then you will know the level of intricacy that goes behind getting your car ready. Track services look at details such as corner balancing, engine conversions, and car storage amongst many others. These services also come with the added benefit of scoring some expert driving techniques and tips from professionals who service your car.
Proven Track Records Count
At Foreign Affairs Motorwerks, we have some of the best technicians in the game. Our technicians are ASE certified with more than 38 years of combined experience. Our Pompano Beach facility is equipped with top-class equipment to ensure that your factory scheduled maintenance is undertaken perfectly each time. Book your car in today and never worry about missing a service again. Call us today at 954-746-0488.