Electronics Archives - Adsit Company

Your Vehicle

2012_mercedes_benz_slk--manufIf you own a Mercedes-Benz SLK, you should act soon and get the battery backup fixed as soon as possible. You can get it done at any Mercedes Benz dealership with an attached mechanic and the fix will be free for you.

Those of you looking to repair or upgrade your electrical system yourself, you can check out the available Mercedes electronics by heading over to this page.

 

Mercedes-Benz has recalled its SLK sports model this week, due to a potential problem with the battery system.

The carmaker has identified a problem with power supply to the ignition switch, which could be interrupted.

Should the vehicle’s main battery fail, the backup battery will not supply energy to the ignition switch. This could render both the electric selector for the automatic transmission and the electronic park brake inoperable. Read More

While it is merely an option right now, cars with automatic brakes are likely going to be a standard addition to cars by 2020.  What this means for those of you who want total control with your brakes, you are going to end up driving older cars for the rest of your life. Here’s hoping it makes an undeniably positive impact on our roads.

According to Tech Times, several automakers are aiming to make automatic emergency braking (AEB) standard equipment by 2022. The introduction of the automatic emergency braking safety system in the United Stated virtually guarantees it will also carry over to the Canadian market.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has announced on its official website a commitment from 20 automakers to make the AEB systems a standard feature by Sept. 1, 2022. The car maker companies entering this agreement represent more than 99 percent of the U.S. automotive industry. Continue Reading

mercedes-headlightThe IIHS (Insurance Institute for Highway Safety) just recently rated a variety of stock headlights. A handful of the cars tested by the IIHS didn’t meet the organization’s car electronics’ standards. Even a Mercedes Benz C-Class’s headlights received poor, non-passing ratings. Do you have a new C-Class? Are your headlights better than what’s reported by the IIHS?

 

ARLINGTON, Va. (April 5, 2016) — The Toyota Prius v is the only midsize car out of 31 evaluated to earn a “good” rating in the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) first-ever headlight ratings.

The best available headlights on 11 cars earn an acceptable rating, according to the IIHS, while nine only reach a marginal rating — and 10 of the vehicles can’t be purchased with anything other than poor-rated headlights.

The Arlington-based institute’s evaluation also found that a vehicle’s price tag is no guarantee of decent headlights, with many of the poor-rated headlights belonging to luxury vehicles. Continue Reading

Warranty Icon

1 Year Warranty on all new & rebuilt parts 60 Day Warranty on all used parts

Download Catalog Icon

Download our FREE catalog Download

Offers Icon

Receive Our Great Online Offers Join

Click to Hide Advanced Floating Content

Don't see what you're looking for?

Visit our expanded site to see more parts!

Don't see what you're looking for?

Visit our expanded site to see more parts!