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I Hear A Rattle In My Mercedes Rear Wheel

If you’re driving down the road and all of sudden hear a rattle (sort of like a tin can) coming from one of the rear wheels, you may have a situation with the rear parking brake shoes.    Take a moment to watch our Mercedes video. The parking brake is designed to safely and securely hold the vehicle in position while parked. Parking brakes come in two different types; brake shoes that are under the rear disc rotors, or a system that compresses the rear disc pads (hydraulically or manually) By applying the parking brake you also place the weight of the vehicle onto the rear wheels, saving stress on the transmission parking pawl.  We have a case with this Mercedes Benz was giving us a bit of hard time when asked to give up the rattle that was persistently hiding from us.   After checking all of the usual suspects, exhaust, loose sheet metal, wheel areas, trunk, etc., it turns out that the rattle was hiding under the left rear brake rotor.&nb ... read more

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FREE Brake Pads, Car Max Warranty Info And Rebate Checks Arriving Soon!

First of all, how are you? It’s been such a different start to a Spring hasn’t it? My team and I hope that you and your family are staying safe, staying healthy and keeping yourself occupied during our “stay at home” orders. I know all of us are anticipating the time when we can enjoy the outdoors, shopping centers, and restaurants once again. Hopefully, it won’t be too much longer. In the meantime, if there is anything my team and I can do to help you with errands, etc. please let us know. We’re here to help, serve and assist in any capacity we can. Together we are stronger.  Shop Updates: I’ve been doing my best to keep everyone updated as much as possible through all types of Social Media outlets. I invite everyone to join our online communities where I update and offer information such as community news, car tips and such. I’ll even have live e ... read more

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Quality Auto Service On Kirkwood Highway Is Now Closed. What Are My Warranty Options?

Recently, it seems like auto repair shops are closing all around the Prices Corner, Wilmington area. Another long time center, Quality Auto Service, has closed its doors effective October 28th, 2019. The building located in the Goodwill Shopping Center (Checkers Burger Drive Thru) was originally a quick lube center franchise "Grease Monkey". That changed over the decades when other oil changes centers entered the market, namely, Jiffy Lube.  As time went on, Quality Auto Service became more of a full service auto center and specialized in Jasper Engine Replacements. They continued to serve the Prices Corner area for the past twenty plus years.  We'd like to wish the best to the family of Quality Auto Service all the best in any future endeavors. For all of the clients and guests of Quality, we'd like to invite you to experience our first class service at ... read more

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