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Common Mercedes Repair Issues

December 21st, 2018 by

Find A Mercedes Medic Mercedes drivers know that an import specialist makes all the difference when it comes to maintaining luxury and performance. You wouldn’t talk to just anyone about your health problems, you find a skilled doctor to give a diagnosis and medication. Think about your Mercedes in the same way. Someone who knows

What Audi Owners Need to Know About Auto Repairs

December 17th, 2018 by

The Perks of Preventative Maintenance Are you the proud owner of an Audi vehicle? If so, you might be looking for a way to protect it for miles to come. The first thing you should know — you don’t have to go back to the dealership! An import specialist like Spotlight Automotive can provide high-quality

Keeping Thieves Away from Your Car

July 1st, 2018 by

For those of us who live in highly populated urban areas, we know all too well the possibility of being robbed. In places like Chicago, you can never be too careful in trying to prevent yourself from being the next victim of a robbery. You never know when it could happen to you, so it’s

Preparing your Car for a Chicago Spring

April 2nd, 2018 by

Help your car out this spring with these tips! All of us who live in Chicago know how cold it gets in the winter and it’s such a sigh of relief when spring comes and we start seeing signs of the warmer days ahead of us. Chicago is known to have cold, snowy winters and

Staying Prepared on the Road this Winter

January 3rd, 2018 by

Brrr… it’s cold out there! Winter is here and it’s time to start taking extra precautions to stay warm and safe when the weather gets cold. Did you know there are precautions you can take in case of a winter-weather emergency while you’re on the road? Read on to find out! Winter ICE (In Case

All About Volkswagen’s DSG Transmission

September 29th, 2017 by

History of the DSG In 2003, Volkswagen was the first manufacturer to offer a high performance, dual-clutch, automated-manual transmission in mainstream production cars. Their brand name for this technology is direct-shift gearbox, or more commonly known as simply DSG. Instead of using a torque converter like a conventional transmission, the DSG is made up of

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

May 11th, 2017 by

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

The Need To Know For A Collision Repair

February 10th, 2017 by

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

Tips on How to Extend the Life of Your Tires

August 12th, 2016 by

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