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What Are The Top Industries Around The Louisville Region?

What Are The Top Industries Around The Louisville Region?

  If you’re looking for the leading auto repair in or around Louisville, look no further than Turning Wrenches! Our highly-trained auto mechanics prove a time and time again that they are leaders in auto repair and genuine customer service. We love the part of the country that we live in and are proud what the great city of Louisville has to offer. Horse racing and Bourbon-loving folks love what makes our city intriguing. However, not everyone is aware that we’re associated with pizza!   One of the biggest pizza delivery and take-out companies in America, Papa John's, is headquartered right here in Louisville! Currently, this pizza franchise is in 3rd place after two other familiar pizza delivery brands- Pizza Hut and Domino's Pizza. Papa John’s company is located in Jeffersontown, which is a suburb of Louisville. Their slogan is "Better Ingredients for Better Pizza.” Currently, there are almost 4,000 Papa John's counters (and ... read more

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Best Gifts for Mercedes Owners

Best Gifts for Mercedes Owners

Turning Wrenches is your premier choice for auto repair in Louisville. Our team of Factory-Trained and Master-Certified auto mechanics specializes mostly in the auto repair of Mercedes-Benz models. If you need gifts for your Mercedes-loving friends and family, consider the following items. Any of these presents would be a welcomed addition for anyone in your life who has a passion for this luxury vehicle.   Mercedes Benz Ladies' Bonded Soft Shell Jacket: This comfortable and fashionable jacket is ideal for women everywhere. It’s made with a three-layer bonded polyester that contains microfleece. It also has a reversed coil front zipper and a stand-up collar. Also, she’ll be protected on a rainy day as this stylish coat is water resistant, and obviously one of the most appealing features of the jacket is the Mercedes-Benz logo!   Mercedes Benz R-Class Bicycle Rack: Perhaps you have a bicycle-riding loved one in your life who would appreciate a bicycle rack ... read more

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How Technological Innovations Are Transforming The Auto Repair Industry

How Technological Innovations Are Transforming The Auto Repair Industry

When it comes to auto repair, the team of highly educated auto mechanics at Turning Wrenches in Louisville are always up-to-date on the innovations happening in the industry. New technologies are being experimented with regularly, and Mercedes has always been a leader in these cutting-edge advancements. Here are three new things to expect in the world of automobiles shortly:   Self-Driving Cars: The future has arrived! Yes, many of us have seen self-driving cars in the movies, and now it’s something you’re likely to see sooner than you think. Google engineers in Nevada and California have already been testing these vehicles on public roads and highways. In the next decade, it’s looking like we’ll start to see these self-driving cars in showrooms.   Airbags that Helps to Stop Cars: Could an airbag help stop a car before a crash? Mercedes has been testing airbags that are outside a vehicle and deploy from the bottom of the automobile. When the sensors ... read more

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Cool Things You May Not Know About Your Mercedes

Cool Things You May Not Know About Your Mercedes

  Turning Wrenches is the go-to choice for Mercedes-Benz service and repair in Louisville. Our highly trained auto mechanics have been performing thorough and accurate auto repair services on these cars for years, so we like to consider ourselves experts! Mercedes-Benz is one of the most popular car manufacturers in the world. However, the history of this automobile has some interesting facts that you might not be aware of. Here are a few three things that might surprise you:   The First Person to Own a Driving License: The founder of Mercedes-Benz and inventor of the car, Karl Benz, was the first individual to be given a driver’s license. In 1888, the citizens of Mannheim, Germany were complaining about the load deafening sounds and smell produced by Motorwagen. Karl Benz received written permission from the Grand Ducal Authority to operate his vehicle on public roads.   An Automobile that Resembles a Fish: The yellow boxfish, a fish that lives in coral reefs ... read more

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Acid Rain and How It Affects Your Paint

Acid Rain and How It Affects Your Paint

Our team of knowledgeable auto mechanics at Turning Wrenches in Louisville are the trusted source for accurate and thorough auto repair services. It’s our mission to provide stellar auto repair, impeccable customer service, and take those extra steps to keep our clients abreast of things that could harm their vehicle.   For example, acid rain can cause significant damage to the paint on your car. Anything water based that falls from the sky is considered acid rain, which could include rain, dew, and snow. These elements could cause issues when it comes to your automobile's exterior because the acidity of the water could cause the paint (and even the metal) to weaken over time. However, there are some ways to prevent this damage.   Our team at Turning Wrenches in Louisville suggests that you wash your vehicle frequently to prevent damage caused by acid rain. A professional car wash not only keeps a car protected and clean but also helps to avoid damage acid rain ... read more

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Why Salt Is Bad For Your Car

Why Salt Is Bad For Your Car

With winter approaching in Louisville, salt crews have been prepping the roads for the inclement weather. However, salt can cause damage to the car, and the auto mechanics at Turning Wrenches can assist with the auto repair if the salt damages your vehicle. Sometimes the problem areas might not be visible, and our team of talented technicians would be happy to make sure that your car is functioning properly.   While road salt is crucial to make winter driving safer, it’s also corrosive and can cause significant car problems over the long haul. The rotting can harm the vehicle’s frame, coil springs, and muffler systems. Salt can cause brake lines and fuel lines to freeze which could cause danger. Because of the way an automobile is built, the majority of salt damage happens underneath the car, making it difficult to detect. The team of auto technicians at Turning Wrenches highly recommend that you allow professionals to inspect those hard to reach and see areas, so y ... read more

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Springtime Potholes: What You Can Do To Protect Your Vehicle

Springtime Potholes: What You Can Do To Protect Your Vehicle

With Spring arriving, the team of auto mechanics at Turning Wrenches in Louisville wants our clients to be mindful of potholes that often develop after the winter thaw. These annoying holes in the road can cause safety issues and car damage that could lead to substantial auto repair costs. If drivers report the loss to the city of Louisville, it is possible to get reimbursed for damages. However, the best bet would be to stay clear of potholes altogether! The team at Turning Wrenches has some suggestions on how to avoid these cracks the road:   Grip the Wheel and Reduce Speed: If you can’t avoid the pothole, slow down so the impact won’t be as severe. To avoid losing control of the vehicle, grip the steering wheel firmly. It’s crucial not to use the brakes on a pothole as that could cause more damage to the car. Maintain Tire Pressure: Make sure that your automobile's tires are correctly inflated (according to the car’s manufacturer). Be Mindful of ... read more

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Best Restaurants That Are Worth The Drive In Louisville

It’s true. We all tend to fall into ruts especially when it comes to eating out. Studies show that most of us tend to go to the same restaurant and then order the same meal time after time. Talk about a bore. Sometimes, it pays to step out of your comfort zone. But before you go, stop by and see Levi at Turning Wrenches -- one of the best auto repair shops with some of the most qualified auto mechanics in Louisville to ensure your vehicle is up for the drive.   Louisville boasts a wide variety of flavors well worth the drive. Here are some of the most popular:   Proof on Main: In the 21c Museum Hotel, the museum galleries spill into the dining room where rotating contemporary art exhibitions create the perfect setting for fabulous dishes created by Chef Levon Wallace and his team. Mayan Cafe: A pioneer in Louisville's farm-to-table movement, Chef Ucán cooks crafts dishes inspired by his Mayan heritage. Jack Fry’s: Since 1933, Jack Fry’s h ... read more

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Top Car Related Events in the Kentucky Region

Are you searching for a fun way to spend your weekend that involves cars and is Louisville-based? You are in luck because our team at Turning Wrenches keeps a watch on the top car related events in the Kentucky. Just as we stay abreast of cutting-edge technology, we aim to stay up to date with what is happening in our community. Louisville auto enthusiasts have a wide variety of events to choose from in the 2018 season, and while many are still in the planning stages, you might want to mark your calendar for some of these 2018 events:   Louisville Auto Show: This year’s show features exotic cars and test drive opportunities to qualified drivers. Ponies In The Smokies 2018 Car Show: This year’s event in Sevierville, TN, promises to be even bigger and better. Special events are currently in the works as well. 7th Annual Cinco De Mopar Car Show: Indiana's most significant ALL MOPAR car show is calling for entries. The show benefits the American Foundation for Su ... read more

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Top Maintenance Issues for Mercedes Vehicles

Factory-recommended maintenance checks on Mercedes vehicles come in all shapes and sizes, and often they’re called for more or less frequently than necessary. At Turning Wrenches, we know that, while a manufacturer may call for maintenance every 10,000- 20,000 miles, more frequent maintenance checks on your vehicle’s most common components can enable you to get better performance from your Mercedes and save you money in the long run. Top Maintenance Issues for Mercedes Vehicles   Brakes: Mercedes recommends brake fluid changes every two years or 20,000 miles. That may be true for most people, but what if your brake line is leaking? At Turning Wrenches, we believe an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of foolishness, so we recommend having your brake system looked at every time you come in. In fact, we include it in our standard inspections. After all, faulty brakes can mean the difference between a fender-bender and a life-threatening emergency. Feel free to contac ... read more

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