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Mercedes Service A & B: What’s the Difference?

Are you new to the Mercedes family? Mercedes repair shops will consistently throw around the words Service A & Service B as standard maintenance practices. Ever wonder what exactly that means and what’s included? We know it can be confusing to new members of our Mercedes family so we wanted to help out and explain

Spotlight Automotive delves into the questions you should ask for Collision Repair in Chicago

The Need To Know For A Collision Repair

Getting into a car accident is stressful. It can be hard to think clearly when all you want to do is have your car repaired. We understand the importance of getting quality collision repair efficiently. Before you settle down with just any collision repair shop, be sure to ask these 4 questions to help you

Getting your Vehicle Ready for Chicago’s Winter Weather

Winter is closing in on us slowly and it is that time of year. Time to get your vehicle ready to take on the severe winter that Chicago is so delightfully known for. That includes getting a tune up and packing up your emergency car kit. I will go over a few more things you

Tips on How to Extend the Life of Your Tires

Here in Chicago, we go through some intense seasons. Our winters are full of snow, our summers are hot, and our fall brings the rain. Taking care of your tires can extend their life and keep you safe through out all seasons. Here are some important tips that are not required, but can end up

When Should You Replace Brake Rotors?

Brakes are way too important to take shortcuts in quality. You never want to lose even the slightest degree of safety by delaying or avoiding necessary service. Just because your vehicle remains operational does not mean it’s at optimal safety. “Good enough” is not acceptable for brakes. Drivers that pay attention to braking system’s condition

4 Ways We Stand Above the Average Auto Repair Shop

Not all auto repair shops are run the same way. There are those that are just look at you like you’re another ticket, and then there are those that truly care about the wellbeing of both you and your automobile. At Spotlight Automotive, we truly care. Here’s what we do to make sure we always

Driving a Manual Transmission Stick Shift

Top 5 Reasons You Should Learn To Drive A Stick Shift

Not to be morbid or anything, but the manual transmission seems to be dying a very slow death. The inconvenience for the majority of drivers seems to be growing, and the advantages are starting to get smaller. However, those of us who are able to drive a manual transmission recognize all of the advantages that

Why Is My Heater Not Working?

It seems like when the weather starts to get cold, that’s when your car decides to stop producing heat. Or maybe your car hasn’t had heat for a while. Regardless, it can be miserable shivering in your car on your commute to work. It can also be dangerous if your defrosters are not working on your

Preparing Your Car For Holiday Travel

It’s the Holiday season and that means traveling to see friends and family members. For some people, that can mean added stress due to finances, long road trips in bad weather, or just having to deal with the extended family. At Spotlight Automotive, we want to help you eliminate as much stress as we can during the holiday season. Before you take

What Is Good Customer Service?

With everything going to automated systems, it seems like good customer service is hard to come by. You can now walk into a store and not even make eye contact with any employees. Retail stores are adding more self checkouts and auto shops are adding self check-in stands. Maybe we were raised differently, but at