Archive for the ‘Car Care’ Category

10 Tips and Tricks to Maintain Your Car During the Coronavirus Lockdown

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020
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How Much Should You Drive Your Car During Coronavirus Quarantine? 

Are you stuck at home in the Dallas-Fort Worth area during the COVID-19 lockdown? Are you ordering food from your favorite restaurants? Have you been using Instacart to get the groceries you need? If that sounds about right – chances are you are not doing much driving in your Mercedes-Benz C-Class. Not only is it a shame to not drive that automotive masterpiece, but sitting idle for too long can have a negative impact on your car, truck or crossover and many drivers want to know – how much should you drive your car during Coronavirus quarantine? Find out with Autos of Dallas! 

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Where Is the VIN Number on Your Mercedes-Benz, BMW or Lexus Vehicle?

Tuesday, January 14th, 2020
Blue 2019 BMW 3 Series on City Street

How To Find the VIN Number in Your Mercedes-Benz, BMW or Lexus 

Do you need to go to the DMV and register that new-to-you Mercedes-Benz C-Class from Autos of Dallas? Are you just updating your automotive records? If so – you may need to locate the VIN Vehicle Identification Number. Learn how to find the VIN Number in your Mercedes-Benz, BMW or Lexus with this quick guide by Autos of Dallas.  

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Do-It-Yourself Instructions To Change the Oil in Your Mercedes-Benz

Monday, November 25th, 2019
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How To Change the Oil in Your Mercedes-Benz

Regular maintenance and care for your pre-owned Mercedes-Benz C-Class will go a long way toward improving performance and making your vehicle last years and years into the future. To ensure that you enjoy trademark Mercedes-Benz performance, it is important to change your oil at regular intervals – which can cost up to $200 at a service center. Save money and maintain your Mercedes-Benz with this do-it-yourself guide to how to change the oil in your Mercedes-Benz. Visit the Autos of Dallas inventory today to find a pre-owned Mercedes-Benz to fit your lifestyle and budget! (more…)

How Often Should You Replace Your Tires?

Thursday, April 11th, 2019
Muscular arm holding tire in service bay

Tire Maintenance Tips and Tricks 

Because they’re the only four points of contact that your vehicle has with the road, your tires are an essential component of every drive. For a smooth, efficient and well-handled ride, you need to constantly keep tabs on your rubber and make sure that everything is running as it should. So, you’re invited to join Autos of Dallas as we show you some helpful tire maintenance tips and tricks today!  (more…)

What Do You Need to Do to Get Your Vehicle Ready for Spring Travel?

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
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Top 8 Spring Car Care Tips and Tricks

Spring has officially arrived! With warmer weather on the horizon, many Dallas-Fort Worth area families are gearing up for their next adventure. Are you ready for a spring road trip? With this list of top 8 spring car care tips and tricks, you will have your pre-owned BMW 5 Series ready for anything this season! (more…)

Take care of your used BMW with original car care products

Wednesday, August 8th, 2018
Light Blue 2017 BMW 5 Series Driving on a Country Highway

Should I use special cleaning products for my BMW?

Did you recently purchase a used BMW? Make sure to take care of your investment by protecting it from everyday wear and tear with BMW’s full line of original car care products. Made specifically for your BMW’s unique materials and finishes, each car care product is designed to clean, maintain, and protect your vehicle. Watch the products in action with the video below. Like what you see? Click here to shop for products.

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Easy, Do-It-Yourself Car Care Tips for Your Summer Road Trip

Monday, June 11th, 2018
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What Are the Top 5 Summer Car Care Tips and Tricks?

Are you and your family planning a road trip in the Dallas-Fort Worth area this summer? Gear up and get your pre-owned BMW X5 ready for summer travel with this overview that tackles the question – what are the top 5 summer car care tips and tricks? Take a look at a few easy, do-it-yourself car care tips that will make sure your family adventure goes off without a hitch this summer. (more…)

How Often Should You Change the Synthetic Oil in Your Luxury Car or Crossover?

Monday, May 14th, 2018
Mechanic's Hand Pouring Oil Into an Engine

Synthetic Oil Change Intervals for Mercedes-Benz and BMW Models

Oil is a crucial element of performance when you get behind the wheel and when you invest in a pre-owned Mercedes-Benz at Autos of Dallas, it is important to understand how often you should change the oil in your vehicle and what type of oil you should use. With synthetic oil as the primary type of oil for luxury automotive brands like Mercedes-Benz and BMW, it is important to know the synthetic oil change intervals for Mercedes-Benz and BMW models. Learn more about what makes your luxury car or crossover tick at Autos of Dallas! (more…)

Luxury Automotive Brands Replace Spare Tires with Reliable Run-Flat Tires

Tuesday, April 17th, 2018
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How Many Miles Can You Drive on Run-Flat Tires?

When disaster strikes and you get a flat tire on the road, it is important to understand your tires. In a recent industry trend, many luxury automotive brands like Mercedes-Benz and BMW feature standard run-flat tires rather than the low-quality and unreliable “donut” tires that are a fixture for many brands. High-quality, run-flat tires provide drivers with a wealth of advantages and many drivers want to know – how many miles can you drive on run-flat tires? Take a closer look at how long run-flat tires will last in your pre-owned BMW 3 Series at Autos of Dallas. (more…)

What causes the check engine light to come on?

Friday, December 8th, 2017
Close up of a check engine light on a car dashboard

While some car owners follow things by the books and get auto maintenance at regular intervals, some fly by the seat of their pants and hope that nothing too bad happens. No matter which camp you are in, the appearance of a check engine light on your dashboard can signal a spiral of negative thoughts. Before you get too worked up, read our top 5 reasons why your check engine light is on below. (more…)