Archive for the ‘Tips & Tricks’ Category
Ten Helpful Tire Safety Tips
The tires of your vehicle are some of its most essential components. That being the case, running into issues with your car’s tires can easily range from a nuisance to a dangerous situation. Blowouts and flat tires are frequent causes of accidents that can easily be avoided with proper tire care. Here at Loeber Motors, we’ve put together a list of safety tip for keeping your vehicle’s tires in check. (more…)
2018 New Year’s Resolution for your Car
With the new year finally here, we’re all looking to start off 2018 better than the year before. If you’re looking for a way to better yourself for 2018, there are plenty of ways you can improve your habits behind the wheel! Here are a few ideas for different New Year’s Resolutions for better driving and caring for your vehicle. (more…)
What Do Winter Tires Do?
Now that winter has finally shown its face up here in Chicago, it seems as though everyone and their dad is encouraging drivers to switch their regular tires out with winter tires. While it may seem silly to have a completely different set of tires to drive on only four to six months out of the year, there are actually many safety benefits that come along with switching your summer/spring/fall tires out with tires designed specifically to perform on snowy or icy roads. (more…)
Night Driving Visibility Tips and Tricks
Now that daylight savings time has come, you’ve probably noticed that the days are getting shorter and the nights are getting longer. And as the fall and winter months go on, you’ll probably see that it’s dark out by the time it’s time to head home from work. During these dark times, driver visibility is more important than ever here in Chicago. That’s why it’s essential that you take care to ensure that you can see well and that others can see you on the road. Here are a few tips and tricks that are helpful for night driving and improving visibility. (more…)
How to Test Drive a New Vehicle
If you’re in the market for a new vehicle, you probably already know that deciding on a make and model can be a difficult process. But once you’ve narrowed down your options, you come to the point where it’s time to make a real decision. Before you ride off into the sunset behind the wheel of your new vehicle, one key factor to get out of the way is the test drive. This is your big chance to get all the details you need to decide whether a vehicle really is right for you. (more…)
Driving Tips for Teen Drivers
As summer and the end of the school year approach, it’s easy for young drivers to get caught up in what they’ll be doing this summer. Safety is often the furthest thing from their mind. The CDC reports that motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for young people in the United States. Drivers 16 to 19 years old are three times more likely to be in a fatal car accident than those 20 year and older. There are many circumstances that can combine to contribute to the high rate of teen accidents, including driving while intoxicated, distracted driving, and just plain inexperience behind the wheel. (more…)
Summer Driving Tips
The sun is shining, the roads are clear, and you’re starting out on a vacation. Whether you’re going on a long road trip or just driving to the airport, summer can be a dangerous time to drive. There are more drivers on the road, which can lead to a higher chance of accidents. The summer is also hard on your vehicle, as the weather changes from cold to hot. In order to stay safe this summer, follow these tips for safer summer driving. (more…)
Mercedes-Benz Key Replacement Cost
So, you’ve lost your Mercedes-Benz key? Or maybe you’re looking to get another key made for your spouse? Replacing, or ordering a new Mercedes-Benz key is simple and fairly affordable. Loeber Motors put together step-by-step instructions for replacing a Mercedes-Benz key. Continue reading for the Mercedes-Benz Key Replacement Cost.
Spring Car Maintenance Checklist
Now that we’re officially rolling into Spring, it’s time to clean off the road salt marks and get your Mercedes-Benz ready for spring driving. There are several ways for drivers to quickly and easily switch your vehicle over for spring travels and fix any lingering issues from winter. (more…)
Does my Mercedes-Benz need an alignment?
While driving, you may notice that your Mercedes-Benz vehicle is pulling to one side. Your first instinct might be to assume that your vehicle’s alignment is off, but really there are multiple reasons why this may be happening. If you’re driving an older model, alignment may be the cause of your drifting, but in newer models, it’s likely other factors are causing the pull. (more…)