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Learn All About Your Brakes

Your brakes are a hydraulic and mechanical system that stops the car when you press on the brake pedal from the driver's seat. Some parts of the brake system are the discs, pads, lines, calipers and of course, the brake fluid that is essential in making it all function properly.

When Should I Service My Brakes?

You should know how to inspect your brake pads. It's time to service your brakes when your pads wear down, when your brakes start to rumble, or when your brake service light illuminates on the dash. Learn about where your brake fluid…
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What to Expect with a Leaking Exhaust

When your exhaust is leaking on your vehicle, it is common to see a number of signs that something isn't quite right. At Mercedes-Benz of Arlington, we want to make sure that you know when you should bring your vehicle in for service. We want to share with you some of the most common indications that your exhaust is leaking.
  • While your engine is running, you may notice that there is a hissing or popping sound coming from your engine or exhaust.
  • You may see some discoloration around the edges of your exhaust pipe.
  • A little bit of moisture…
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Check Out These Common Causes Of Engine Overheating

Now is the time to learn as much as possible about what could cause an engine to overheat. After all, the actual engine overheating could be a serious problem that results in you not being able to operate the vehicle that you own. Considering that, you should be ready to tackle the issue of an overheating engine as quickly as humanly possible.

Think about things like coolant leaks, water pump damage, and other common repair items that cause an engine to overheat. You would be surprised by how common these incidents are, and you may need to figure out

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Enjoy the luxury of a Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 Coupe

The Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 Coupe is a widely sought-after luxury 4-door coupe. There is a wide range of colors with many Multimedia features. The aesthetic frame, accompanied by the digital dashboard, provides you with the over the top Mercedes-Benz User Experience.

The digital dashboard includes a touchscreen with navigation controls, steering wheel touch-sensitive controls, and Bluetooth for a hands-free experience. Let's not forget the audio streaming and even a voice control system that can be programmed to your voice and commands.

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Protect Your Ride: How to Prevent Car Theft

 
Here at Mercedes-Benz of Arlington, we don't want you to become one of the estimated 770,000 drivers whose vehicles are stolen each year. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says more than half of those thefts could have been prevented by the driver. Protect your ride by following these common sense guidelines: 
  • Lock your car doors, even while you are driving.
  • Do not leave your keys in your vehicle, and do not leave your vehicle running if no one is inside. 
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Blind-Spot Monitoring Explained

Statistics indicate that approximately 300 automotive fatalities occur each year secondary to collisions caused by one vehicle being in another vehicle's blind-spot. For this reason, blind-spot monitoring technology was developed. See a selection of vehicles equipped with the technology by stopping by our Arlington Mercedes-Benz sales location. Choose a vehicle and go for a test drive.

Many new vehicles are equipped with cameras or sensors that continually monitor the car, SUV, or truck from all directions.  

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Drive with Confidence in the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 4MATIC Coupe

Agile and elegant, the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 4MATIC Coupe is available with dozens of safety features at Mercedes-Benz of Arlington in Arlington, VA. Having a ground-hugging stance with cool exterior styling, this four-door coupe gives you extra reassurance on urban roads. From autonomous braking to warning systems on side collisions, this imported luxury vehicle has best-in-class safety technologies at fair prices.

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Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 4MATIC Luxury Highlights

The Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 4MATIC is a small SUV that gives new meaning to the entry-level luxury class. We at Mercedes-Benz of Arlington invite families in Arlington, VA to experience the lavish amenities of this five-seat model. We'll gladly open the car's hood and reveal a 2.0 L turbocharged engine block that's tuned for sporty output.

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What Are Recalls?

Many car owners wonder what’s next after seeing a recall on the news for their make and model. What do you do if you own a car on the recall list? These recalls occur when an automaker or the NHTSA find a defect with a vehicle. These are typically safety concerns or emissions problems, such as when a vehicle doesn’t comply with federal safety standards. 

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