So, it’s time to have your Mercedes serviced and you’re debating where to take it. The first place that comes to mind is the Mercedes dealership where you bought it from; after all, they are the specialists, right? Let’s think again.
A recent study by AutoMD.com revealed that on average, dealerships will charge a customer $300 more than an independent mechanic for equal service per year. The simple reason being that their employees are paid more per hour than most independent mechanics; the longer the job, the more it will cost you. This affects every service from transmission work to oil changes. According to Consumer Reports, Mercedes-Benz owners had the most complaints in regards to dealerships overpricing parts. Read More
Anyone purchasing a luxury or high-performance manual transmission Mercedes is well aware of the sizable investment involved. These performance cars have a high level of design and craftsmanship. They also come with maintenance perks such as lifetime spark plugs. This is advantageous to an owner as it increases the time between scheduled maintenance of a Mercedes Benz. Nevertheless, scheduled maintenance is something that needs to be done to keep these vehicles on the road.
If your Mercedes has a manual transmission, it is something that cannot be ignored. The manual transmission allows your car’s engine to spin the wheels of your Mercedes Benz. It is a complex piece of equipment. If the transmission does not function, the car will not move. Therefore, it is critical that you service your manual transmission at least once every 24,000 under normal driving conditions.
If your manual transmission fluid level is low, it needs to be serviced. This indicates there is a leak somewhere because the manual transmission does not consume transmission fluid. Again, services necessary. If you hear a clanking sound whenever you shift gears there is a problem with the transmission. If your manual transmission Mercedes is noisy when it is in neutral you definitely need to have it looked at.
An owner of a manual transmission Mercedes Benz should pay attention to these warning signs and other indications that the manual transmission might be in trouble. You can prevent more costly repairs by immediately servicing the transmission when it is letting you know there is a problem.
Manual Transmission Mercedes Benz Maintenance Experts
Silver Star Motors is the Sacramento Area’s oldest and most experienced full-service automotive repair and service center for manual transmission Mercedes Benz automobiles. Our technicians are trained and experienced in Mercedes Benz maintenance and service We cater to our customer’s unique needs and ensure the very best craftsmanship and customer service. We take pride in our work and back our repairs with warranties. Call us today at 916-318-9445 to schedule a manual transmission Mercedes Benz maintenance appointment.