Archive for the ‘Tips & Tricks’ Category

How can I stay active while I am stuck at home?

Wednesday, March 25th, 2020
three people getting fit at home

How to stay fit while social distancing 

So, your gym is closed, and you no longer need to climb three flights of stairs to your office or be on your feet all day at your job. The Coronavirus pandemic is affecting us all in many ways, but there are still plenty of ways to stay active during this time. Keep reading below to learn about how you can stay active while stuck at home. 


What household cleaners should I use to disinfect my car and house?

Friday, March 20th, 2020
gloved hand cleaning a steering wheel

Cleaning supplies to kill the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) 

Do you know how to properly disinfect surfaces against the Coronavirus? This is an important thing to know right now with the virus spreading to more locations. Below, we will take you through what you need to know about the Coronavirus and household cleaners. 


How to replace the lights of your Mercedes-Benz van at home

Monday, March 16th, 2020
white 2020 Mercedes-Benz Metris passenger van

Video guide to changing the headlight on your Mercedes-Benz van 

When it comes to at-home car maintenance, there is almost nothing simpler than changing the dipped beam light of your Mercedes-Benz van. Watch the quick video guide below to learn how to replace the lights of your Mercedes-Benz van at home and follow along to do it yourself. As noted in the video, only certain headlamps can be changed at home. 


How to safely load your Mercedes-Benz Van

Tuesday, March 10th, 2020
Mercedes-Benz cargo van being loaded

What is the best way to load my Mercedes-Benz Van?

If you are moving heavy equipment, then it is important that you know how to safely load your Mercedes-Benz Van. The video below provides tips and best practices for loading up your Mercedes-Benz Van. Give it a watch and let us know if you have any concerns.


How to create a driver with the Vehicle Management Tool in Mercedes PRO connect

Tuesday, February 25th, 2020
woman using Mercedes-Benz PRO connect

How can I create a driver for my Mercedes-Benz van?

Mercedes PRO connect offers you many tools to keep track of your Mercedes-Benz van fleet, including the ability to create driver profiles connected with these vehicles. The short video guide below will show you how to create a driver with the vehicle management tool in Mercedes PRO connect. We encourage you to check it out and come to our team with any issues.


How to break in your new vehicle engine

Thursday, February 13th, 2020
mercedes-benz engine close up

Do you have to break in a new vehicle engine? 

When you get a brand-new vehicle, you may feel as though you have to be ultra-careful when you drive it. Actually, there is some truth to this. Just like shoes, vehicles must be broken in. We read through the 2020 Mercedes-Benz Metris operator’s manual to find information on how to break in your new vehicle engine, and we have the main points below to share with you. Next time you get a new vehicle, follow these four simple rules to break in your new vehicle engine. 


How to use Mercedes Pro Communication to send a message

Tuesday, February 4th, 2020
Mercedes PRO connect computer app

How do you send a message using Mercedes Pro Communication?

If your work van is equipped with Mercedes Pro, then you are in luck. Mercedes Pro allows you to easily send messages to other drivers through a simple online interface. Watch the video below to learn how to use Mercedes Pro Communication to send a message. Check out our work van options here at Mercedes-Benz Arrowhead Sprinter.


Why is my tire pressure warning light on?

Thursday, January 16th, 2020
person putting air into tire up close

Top reasons your Mercedes-Benz tire pressure warning light is illuminated 

Mercedes-Benz vehicles, like the commercial vans we sell here at Mercedes-Benz Arrowhead Sprinter, often come with a TPMS (Tire Pressure Monitor System). That TPMS will be able to monitor your tire pressure every day and will illuminate a warning light if the tire pressure is not at, or close to, the recommended psi. Below, we will go over the common reasons that your tire pressure warning light may be on and what you can do about it. 


Safety Tips for Securing Pets in Your Mercedes-Benz Van

Thursday, December 19th, 2019
bulldog looking out car window

Is it ok to have a pet unsecured in my vehicle? 

We see far too many people leaving their pets unsecured in their vehicles. If you really trust your pet not to touch anything, you may get away with it, but really, we think this is better off avoided. Below, we will give you three main reasons to not leave an unsecured pet in your vehicle.  


How to remove wheel stains from your Mercedes-Benz van

Thursday, December 12th, 2019
man inspecting a car

Why won’t the stains come off of my vehicle’s wheels? 

 If you have washed your car recently and were unable to remove a stain from your vehicle’s wheels, then you may have stumbled across a problem that many people have. In some cases, this is the result of using the wrong cleaning product, as we will discuss below. Unfortunately, the stain may be permanent, but reading on below will help you learn how to prevent and remove further stains from your Mercedes-Benz van.