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Protect Your Fuel Lines This Winter

There are a lot of problems that can occur during the winter months. Your vehicle is exposed to dangerous and harsh weather conditions like cold temperatures, snow, slush, ice and road salt. Routine maintenance here at Mercedes-Benz of Arlington can ensure that your vehicle stays in good shape all winter long, but there are also some things you should consider as you go about your business each and every day.

Making sure that your fuel tank is full at all times will save you a lot of headache in the immediate future and long term. 

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Road Trip Planning with These Travel Tips

When you are getting prepared for the upcoming road trip, the best thing you could do to avoid serious trouble is to start thinking about what could go wrong along the trip.

Fatigue can set in on long road trips, so plan to take a break at the midway point by booking your hotel room today so you have something to look forward to as you get sleepy on the start of the drive.

Keep a box in the car packed with tools and accessories that can help get a disabled car back moving. These things include a gas can…
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Routine tire rotation is a safety measure

Rotating tires on your car is important in many ways. Beyond just wearing evenly, they are also very necessary for the safety and fuel efficiency of a vehicle. Safety is most important because tires that wear unevenly do not grip the road as they should. In certain driving situations, this could be dangerous. Additionally, the pressure placed on the uneven wear could result in blowouts.

Finally, uneven wear impairs a vehicle’s performance, and this will occur most notably on handling. Unresponsive handling can increase the chance of significant accidents greatly...
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Pay Attention to Your Car's Warning

There are many warning lights on your dash, and they all mean different things. There's an indicator light that will remind you to change your oil. There's an indicator light that will tell you that one of your doors is not properly closed and one that will let you know when your gas cap needs to be put on better. These are all pretty easy fixes, but some are more complicated.

If you get a message that says your engine needs to be checked or that your battery has some issues, bring your ride over to us here…
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