Yearly Archives: 2021

Summer Maintenance Tips for Your Mercedes Benz

Summer Maintenance Tips for Your Mercedes Benz

The name "Mercedes Benz" has been synonymous with class, performance, and luxury for decades. If you are an owner of a MB, you know how significant it is to upkeep your vehicle on a regular basis. At Atlanta Car Care, our technicians are experienced in servicing Benz. Here are some of their words of advice on how to keep your vehicle running smoothly for the summer:   Go In for Your Regular Oil Change One of the most important things you need to do to keep your vehicle happy and fit is to be on schedule with your oil changes. Do not ever ignore this service! Your Benz needs high-quality motor oil to keep the engine well lubricated and optimize performance.   Refill Your Fluids Engine oil isn't the only liquid that your car needs. There are five other essential fluids that your Mercedes needs: transmission, coolant, brake, and power steering fluids. It would be best if you didn't wait until they run out to check on their levels. We advise that you get i ... read more

How to Tell if My Volkswagen Has An Oil Leak

How to Tell if My Volkswagen Has An Oil Leak

Whether you drive the Volkswagen Golf with the 2.0L TDI engine or the Touareg featuring the 4.9L V10 TDI engine, it's crucial to ensure that it has sufficient and quality engine oil. The oil acts as a lubricant, greasing the internal motor parts and preventing overheating. If your car loses oil and nothing is done to flush and replace it, it can lead to irreparable problems, warrantying costly engine replacements. It's critical to know how to tell if you have an oil leak because you'll have the chance to repair the issue at its "bud." It's also a preventive measure that saves you money and time that you'd have otherwise used on repairs. A Black/Dark-Brown Puddle Under the Car A black puddle under the hood is synonymous with an oil leak. The only challenge is that it becomes difficult to know where the oil leak is coming from. It can be a failed or bad-seated gasket on the oil drain plug or an issue with the valve cover gasket, rear main seal, or the oil ... read more

What are the Signs of Kia Suspension Issues?

What are the Signs of Kia Suspension Issues?

Like most vehicles, Kia vehicles can occasionally develop suspension issues. There are a few ways to figure out if your Kia has a suspension issue, an issue related to some other part of the vehicle, or no problem at all. Here are some quick guidelines. Shimmy, Shuddering, or Vibrating A shimmy or shuddering feeling while driving can mean any number of things: A suspension that is out of alignment Tires that need balancing Problems with the steering arm Problems with the tie rod Accident damage A shimmy or vibrating feel when driving is a typical symptom of a suspension or alignment issue. It can make your drive uncomfortable, and can also damage various vehicle components if left ignored. Even a small shimmy can lead to a driving or road hazard. Plus, a shimmy is a symptom; the "illness" could end up causing you to potentially have trouble controlling your vehicle.  The only way to diagnose a shimmy issue is to bring your Kia in so our mechanics can pinpoint th ... read more

What Regular Maintenance Does My Hyundai Need?

What Regular Maintenance Does My Hyundai Need?

Some people tend to think of Hyundai car repairs as something that only needs to be done a few times when in reality this is not the case. When you own a Hyundai, you will most likely spend a bit of time and money taking care of it. As such, there are things that you should do to ensure that your car will remain in good condition for as long as possible. One of those things is performing car repair on a regular basis. If you don't maintain your car, you might not get as many years out of it as you could. There are plenty of things that go into car maintenance. Of course, one of those things is to keep your car clean. This means that you have to wash it regularly and with ease. In addition, you will also need to do a bit of maintenance on the essential parts of the car that you can. For example, changing the oil and changing the filters will both make a big difference in how well your car works and what you will pay for car repairs when they are needed. One of the most common Hyun ... read more

What are the Signs of Range Rover Suspension Issues?

What are the Signs of Range Rover Suspension Issues?

Range Rovers are a well-known vehicle that is well-liked and much appreciated by many. Known for its off-road capabilities, the Range Rover is possible to navigate in a variety of terrains. All of this is due to the air suspension systems that come with the Range Rover. The suspension system is an important part of your vehicle's handling ability and ride quality, and there are some things that tend to go wrong with the suspension system of the Range Rover. For the air suspension system to work properly as it is known to do, all the many components must be in working order. There are signs that may occur when there may be suspension issues on the horizon, and here are some things you can be on the lookout for. The air suspension system of the Range Rover is made of several major components. The air suspension system in your Range Rover can break down and fail; luckily there are some symptoms you can watch for to see if there will be an issue with your air suspension system. Many ... read more

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