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Late-Model Mercedes-Benz Cars Are Hybrids of Different Steels and Aluminum

Late-Model Mercedes-Benz Cars Are Hybrids of Different Steels and Aluminum

Steel’s century of dominance in motor vehicles is now joined by aluminum’s surging use to save energy.

March 2019 | By | Reply More
Collision: Precision Frame Straightening

Collision: Precision Frame Straightening

Tape measures and levels are ancient history. Today, you need the right equipment and procedures to put things back where they need to be EXACTLY.

December 2018 | By | Reply More
Glass, but not Windshields

Glass, but not Windshields

The secrets of perfect installation of movable glass.

December 2018 | By | Reply More
StarTuned September 2018

StarTuned September 2018

In this issue: ABS Update This safety essential is changing all the time.  Make sure you understand newer systems and how they’re integrated with other features. Eliminating Intake Tract Deposits Especially with direct injection, carbon build-up here is becoming a big issue.  What does Mercedes-Benz recommend? Wholesale Team Spotlight: Stefanie Schweigler Stefanie and her team […]

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Adhesive Bonding & Riveting Have Evolved: New Grip

Adhesive Bonding & Riveting Have Evolved: New Grip

The latest on materials and procedures

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StarTuned June 2018

StarTuned June 2018

In this issue: Do You Understand the Science Behind BlueTEC?; Restoring the Beauty of Mercedes-Benz Carbon Fiber Components; Fuel Pump Diagnosis and Replacement; XENTRY and OBD II – Go Deep; Wholesale Team Spotlight: Al DiFranco; Mercedes-Benz StarParts

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Restoring the Beauty of Mercedes-Benz Carbon Fiber Components

Restoring the Beauty of Mercedes-Benz Carbon Fiber Components

Carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) is showing up on more Mercedes-Benz models as the company reduces weight. We provide a few tips on what to look out for when repairing CFRP components.

June 2018 | By | Reply More
Step Up to Mercedes-Benz Aluminum Repair Certification

Step Up to Mercedes-Benz Aluminum Repair Certification

Here’s a brief summary of key special tools and equipment and application-specific training needed to repair aluminum-intensive vehicles.

March 2018 | By | Reply More
Recalibration of Driver-Assist Technologies

Recalibration of Driver-Assist Technologies

Before returning the vehicle to your customer, here are tips to help you catch trouble codes that alert you to calibrate or reset them after repairs.

December 2017 | By | Reply More
Mercedes-Benz Classic Center

Mercedes-Benz Classic Center

A World-Class Preservation Facility for a World-Class Marque

September 2017 | By | Reply More