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Mercedes Benz Service B
The service reminder system is not simply a mileage counter anymore. It is a computer integrated into the car's other systems that takes into account such factors as temperature, speed, how long your trips are, and whether you do more...
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Engine oil leaking
Hi There, To the extent you are receiving a message indicating oil is needed ASAP, I would recommend scheduling an oil change and inspection as soon as possible. When your engine is substantially low to this point, serious engine damage...
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2015 Chevy Tahoe brakes not working properly in reverse
Hi there. Check the linings on the pads and the rotors and see how they are. If there is a lot of material on the front brake pads, then the front is good but when braking while driving backwards, the...
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Key green light blinking and car dose not start. The car is a Honda fit hybrid.
Hi there. Check the battery cables and see if they are tight and clean. Then check the immobilizer receiver and see if there is any loose wires or broken wires around it. The immobilizer receiver could have went out and...
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Car won't accelerate
Not moving when in gear with a manual transmission is usually an indication of a clutch issue. Other mechanical issues within the transmission are possible as well. If the clutch disc is badly worn, this can make it not only...
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Charging system warning light.
Hi There, This may be a sign of a weak battery, a failing voltage regulator or failing alternator. The alternator is responsible for charging the battery while the engine runs by generating amperage and recharging the battery while the engine...
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Winter Tires and Wheel Sizing
Hi There, You are correct in that a smaller tire will generally perform better in extreme cold weather conditions. A smaller and narrower tire has better grip and performance in snow or ice. This is both because the smaller tire...
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Vibration hust under 2000 rpm while the car is in park
If your vehicle is vibrating at low RPM, I can think of a couple of possible causes. The first one could be that your ignition system has an issue such as a failed spark plug or ignition coil. The other...
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How would you compare Audi A4 maintenance cost with Hyundai Sonata or BMW 3/4 Series? 2015 Audi A4
Hi there - the Audi A4 is a high-performance sedan, with aspirations to take over BMWs long-standing dominance in the small sedan market. It has a sophisticated, and complicated, powertrain with great performance and fuel economy, and a large quantity...
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Is there any way to fold down the rear seats while remaining in the car versus going to the trunk and pulling the seat release in
Hello, thank you for writing in. We all have been in a position where getting out of the car was a hassle. Unfortunately this is one of those situations where there is not much you can do to avoid it....
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I am thinking of doing the tinting for the car, is it a good idea? I live in Texas
Hello. Thank you for writing in. Tinting windows provides a variety of benefits. One of which is obviously protection against the sun. This is beneficial for you when driving, and your dashboard. It also adds security from passers-by vandals. With...
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Stock Tire Replacement
Hi there. Unfortunately, our mobile mechanics are not able to replace tires, as this requires specialized equipment and must be completed in an automotive tire shop.
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Replace key battery message on Mercedes won't go off
It is possible that the key fob battery warning light has to be reset manually and does not go off automatically when the batteries are replaced. I would recommend looking through your owners manual to see if there is a...
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Engine light on code reads gas too lean what does that mean
Hi There, When the engine is running too lean this means that there is not enough fuel getting to the combustion chamber to be ignited as the engine runs. This can cause many different problems such as the engine stalling...
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Dead battery first time out in below zero weather
Your vehicle battery may be prone to weak batteries when the temperature drops below zero. Have the battery and charging system checked to make sure battery is good and system is charging the battery good. I would then recommend checking...
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engine light on for thermostat or temp sensor, EVIC falsely states engine hot due to bad thermostat, also service throttle control
Hello. From what you describe it would appear that your vehicle may be experiencing more than one issue. It is indeed true that the thermostat and coolant sensors are built into a housing, which will require replacement of the entire...
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Is it possible to take used key fob and reprogram it?
Hi there. You could reprogram a key fob to a different vehicle as long as the key is the same for the vehicle. In this case, if the key can go into the doors and unlock them, then you would...
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I have a 2015 Chrysler 200. I bought it in Oct 2016 so its been just about 3 months. Oil is at 22℅ and tomorrow morning I have to
Hello, thank you for writing in. The oil life on the display is telling you this is how long the oil is good for. It is not a measurement of how much oil is in the engine. If the oil...
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Will a missing air box resonator stop my car from going over 10mph?
Hi There, The air box resonator missing should not impact the running condition of your vehicle at all. If the air box had cracks in it, this may have caused excess air to be injected into the intake system which...
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What if the head restraint is unable to lift or remove?
Hi there. There is a notch on the side of the plastic base that the headrest rides on top of the seat. Push in the notch and pull up on the headrest and it will adjust for you. If you...

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