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Rockville European Auto Repair

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Common Air Conditioning Problems

Common Air Conditioning Problems

Oil changes can be procrastinated, air filters can be forgotten about, and tire rotations can be neglected until you are driving on one wheel and a prayer. But the moment your air conditioning has problems it is an emergency. Especially during the summer, that is a “drop everything and fix it” problem. But when your air conditioning breaks, you do not want to wait until it is completely non-functional to address it. You want to catch it early. More importantly, you want to know what might be wrong so that you can understand what can be done to fix it. So, what makes an air conditioning break? This is a question Excluservice gets all the time. This short guide will walk you through what can go wrong. Reason #1: An Electrical Issue So, you are getting into your car at the height of summer. The sun has been blaring down for hours and will continue to cook the landscape for hours more. You are in the middle of leaving work and just want to ... read more

What to do About a Dead Battery in Your European Car

What to do About a Dead Battery in Your European Car

What people do not get about car batteries is that they could die at any time. BMW, Volvo, Audi, no matter which you have, no one is immune. It can happen ten years into owning your car, or it can happen right after. You cannot predict it, and you do not need to. What you need is a plan for when the inevitable happens. When the battery malfunctions on your BMW, or on any European car, Excluservice has the expertise to help you diagnose the problem. Not only that, we will help you fix it. We even provide transportation service to get you to our store, until the time when your car’s problems are addressed. What Causes Batteries to Drain in European Cars? The extended features of European cars mean that there are lots of possibilities for what might be affecting the battery, although there is always only one solution. The first thing a mechanic should look for is the most obvious solution to the problem: Is the battery old enough that it should be dead? If it is ... read more

What should I know about filters?

What should I know about filters?

Your European vehicle has a few things it needs to be at least checked on a regular basis. Between oil changes, brakes, tire pressure, fluid levels, and filters. Your vehicle’s filters are probably not top of mind, but that doesn’t dismiss their importance. Excluservice is there to help keep your BMW, Mercedes, or Audi working great though we do fix many more European made models. Oil Filter The oil filter is an important engine part. Your European vehicle can build up metallic pieces, dirt, and other debris that can get inside the engine and find their way into the fast moving parts that make your engine work. Your oil filter prevents these parts from ever reaching your engine and makes your oil last longer and your car perform better. Excluservice can help here. Does your vehicle feel sluggish or loud? Could be an issue with the oil filter releasing dirty oil. We can inspect your vehicle and find out the cause your problems, and potentially replace the filter. Cabin Fil ... read more

Excluservice, your Transmission Choice

Excluservice, your Transmission Choice

You bought a European vehicle like a BMW, Audi, or Mercedes and want the best possible car for your vehicle. Whether your vehicle is running just fine or you’ve noticed it slipping gears a bit while traveling, bring it to us at Excluservice for your car repair and transmission needs.   Excluservice offers expertise on your European vehicle and specializes in transmissions in the Rockville, Maryland area. Our knowledge is sought after bringing customers from Washington DC and Potomac for their vehicle’s needs too.   The Heart of Your Vehicle Amongst the moving parts like your engine and wheels, your transmission effectively makes your vehicle go when you push on the gas pedal. A bad transmission can literally make your vehicle stop in its tracks as it transfers power from your engine to your drivetrain. Do you notice issues like your vehicle hesitating, grinding, or otherwise making odd sounds when trying to shift? Bring your vehicle to us at ... read more

Why Your European Car Should Get An Oil Change Before The Holidays?

Why Your European Car Should Get An Oil Change Before The Holidays?

It’s almost the holidays in the Washington, DC metro area. And you might be doing some extra running around. Whether it’s doing some last minute holiday shopping or visiting family, it’s good to know that your vehicle will be in good working order. However, there is one thing that you should be doing on a routine basis. An oil change even before the holidays is a must. And Excluservice will be there to help you in case you need one done. We are one of the best oil change services in Rockville, MD and specialize in European cars. If you own a Mercedes or a Volkswagen, keep on reading. Now let’s take a look at three reasons why an oil change must be done sooner rather than later: 1. Keeps the engine clean A clean engine is an engine that is operational and ready to take on the daily commute to and from work. It can also handle the trips to the supermarket, picking up and dropping off the kids at school or practice, and so on. Having a fresh ch ... read more

What a Check Engine Light Might Mean On A European Car?

What a Check Engine Light Might Mean On A European Car?

What A Check Engine Light Might Mean On A European Car? If you are driving a Mercedes or a BMW and dealing with a “check engine” light, then pay close attention to this. If you don’t, you should read on anyway so you’re better prepared for what could happen in the future. A check engine light is something that should be taken seriously (and we’ll explain # reasons why that it is). A check engine light or sometimes a “maintenance required” light will pop on if there is something going on with your vehicle. In all likelihood, there’s a good chance that it may need to be checked out. Excluservice is staffed with knowledgeable mechanics in Rockville, MD that specializes in European cars. If you have a check engine light on your European car, it might mean one of the following: 1.   A part is failing and needs replacement: There are many issues that a vehicle can suffer that isn’t visible to the naked eye ... read more

4 Common Issues a Mechanic can Prevent when Inspecting your European Car

4 Common Issues a Mechanic can Prevent when Inspecting your European Car

As the summer continues here in our nation’s capital, things will start to get a little busier. You’ll most likely be on the move due to the usual work commute or you’re planning a road trip. Either way, your European car might need to undergo the usual maintenance check to see if it’s roadworthy for the rest of the year.  At Excluservice, we are your specialists in European auto repair in Rockville, MD. We also provide auto repair for Bethesda, MD, and Washington, DC residents who drive European made vehicles like Volvo, Audi, BMW, or Mercedes (among others). Whatever European vehicle you drive, our qualified mechanics will perform a maintenance check to prevent any common car issues. If you’re wondering what mechanics are looking for during your usual maintenance inspection, now is your chance to get a “behind the scenes” look at what our Excluservice mechanics look for. These are some of the following things that they’ll inspec ... read more

Common BMW Problems

Common BMW Problems

Vehicles with the BMW brand were once a lot of people’s favorite kind of cars, which has made them a very popular choice that you see frequently. They make excellent cars, but something you might want to keep in mind is that BMWs have some common issues, so you’ll want to make sure you are working with the right people when you encounter one of those problems.    Fortunately, Excluservice has got your back! We specialize in European cars and provide a lot of services to make working with us a lot easier and much more advantageous to you. You can use a loaner car while your vehicle is being worked on. If that isn't your style, you can get a ride to or from our shop, or have your vehicle picked up and delivered when the work is done. If the repairs are expensive, don't worry, we have financing options available. You can contact us about having work done on your vehicle at (301) 231-1909.   Vibrating Steering Wheel When Using the Brakes One of the m ... read more

4 Ways to Keep you European Car Working Great

4 Ways to Keep you European Car Working Great

When you need service done to your European car, you need to take it to a mechanic that has years of experience working with European automobiles. European vehicles, as you know, require special care. Here at Excluservice, we provide residents of Rockville, Bethesda, and Washington, DC the professional auto repair and maintenance they need to keep their vehicle working great. European vehicles have many more nuances to their mechanics than other vehicles, and it can often take years of special training to be fully proficient at the care and maintenance of these vehicles. While you should always have a professional do work on your European car, here are 4 tips for keeping it working the way it as meant to: #1 - Know Your Tools Using the right tools is very important when servicing a European-made car. Visiting a shop like Excluservice is how to ensure that the appropriate tools are being used on your vehicle. We also have the latest computer-aided di ... read more

Mercedes Intake Manifold Repair

Mercedes Intake Manifold Repair

A common failure on Mercedes Benz intake manifolds is a failure of a pivot point for the intake flaps.  At Excluservice we stay on the leading edge of repairs to save our customers money and time. In this repair we are able to replace only the broken pieces of the intake system vs. replacing the entire intake manifold as the individual parts are not available from Mercedes Benz.   We are able to save the customers thousands of dollars to keep their Mercedes Benz running smoothly.     The symptoms can be the following: Service Engine Soon Light Failing Emissions Rough Idle Loss of power and acceleration Poor fuel economy This is just another way that we always work very hard to provide costs saving measures while providing excellent alternatives. Schedule an appointment today for a free visual inspection by CLICKING HERE!   Here's a video produced by our friends at URO who man ... read more

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