Sprinter Oil Cooler Replacement: A Primer

If you own a Sprinter vehicle with a Mercedes-Benz BlueTEC engine that has a leaking oil cooler, you're probably wondering who you should turn to for help. Look no further — Burdi Motorworks is here to make sure you have the support you need. We are an independent Mercedes repair facility that has specialized in Mercedes and Sprinter repair for over forty years. Our mechanics are experts in identifying, diagnosing and fixing issues with these engines and restoring them to working order. Sprinter oil cooler leaks can be very hard to find, but they can lead to very significant differences in performance and engine life. Scroll down to take a look at this issue to learn more about what's going on and what you can do about it. SCHEDULE OIL COOLER REPLACEMENT OM642 Oil Cooler Leak: The Basics If you own a Sprinter manufactured sometime between 2007 and 2010, it's fairly likely you'll encounter a leak with the oil cooler unit. Oil coolers are typical of mach ... read more

Top 10 Reasons to Choose a Cargo Van for Your Business

Whether businesses are looking to invest in one company vehicle or an entire fleet of company vehicles, full-size cargo vans offer the best solution for a variety of businesses. Regardless of what business you're in, things like fuel efficiency, reliability, space, comfort and residual value are always important — all things cargo vans have to offer. Storage needs, however, vary greatly among businesses — for example, what a florist needs to transport floral arrangements to a wedding is significantly different from what a contractor needs to store tools and equipment. Regardless of how vast the diversity of needs might be, the customization options for cargo vans make them the best option for businesses at both ends of the spectrum. Top 10 Benefits of Cargo Vans for Businesses We've gathered a list of the top 10 selling points cargo vans have to offer, followed by a brief introduction to three of our favorite models and some different businesses that have all used cargo van ... read more

Common Mercedes Car Troubles

Mercedes-Benz makes some of the most impressive luxury cars on the road today. Their combination of power, performance, comfort and technology make Mercedes cars, vans and SUVs highly respected and place them at the top of their respective classes. As with any automobile, problems can present themselves. While Mercedes-Benz vehicles are generally quite reliable, there are some common problems that creep up on their various models. When a problem occurs with a component that is shared across multiple platforms and models, such as engines, transmissions or electronic systems, a pattern of common car troubles can emerge. Our Burdi Motorworks technicians spend their days servicing and repairing new and late-model Mercedes vehicles and have years of experience that help them troubleshoot regular issues and concerns that range from minor annoyances to major drivability issues. Here is a list of some of the common pr ... read more

Ouch! What to Do if You Hit a Curb with Your Mercedes

Most of us have hit a curb at some point with our car. At slow speeds, such as when parking, it may not be a major problem. If you've hit a curb, pothole or other obstacle while driving at city or highways speeds, however, you can cause serious damage to your car. To help you understand what to do if you hit a curb, our team here at Burdi Motorworks put together this helpful guide. If you've caused damage to your Mercedes, give us a call for body work and collision repair on your Mercedes! No matter which car, truck, van or SUV you drive, it's important to take a few minutes after hitting a curb to inspect your vehicle for damage and have it properly repaired. Three Areas to Check on Your Mercedes Benz After Hitting a Curb Look at the following areas: Tires and Wheels The biggest risk of car damage from hitting a curb is to your tires and wheels. A sharp hit ... read more

Spring Car Maintenance Tips: Goodbye Winter, Hello Summer!

As winter fades away and the days get longer, it's always a good idea to take care of some car spring maintenance to get your Mercedes in top shape. Winter can be harsh on your car, so follow our spring car care checklist to make sure your Mercedes-Benz is ready to go when the sun hits and you're itching to get out on the road again. Under the Hood Take care of your engine by performing the following underhood maintenance this spring: If you haven't done so recently, have your A or B Service performed by a factory trained technician. Winter driving can be hard on your engine and a fresh oil change, tire rotation, and inspection can go a long way! Check your fluid levels, including coolant and transmission, brake and power steering fluids. You will want to confirm that your air conditioning is functioning and have it inspected by a factory trained technician. Inspect and change your filters as necessary. A clean air filter can help improve fuel economy. Your Mercedes is ... read more