Car Care Tips

November 12, 2012

Has your Timing Belt been replaced? Here at All German Auto, we recommend changing your Timing Belt between 60,000-80,000 miles (depending on your vehicle model). At this time we also inspect water pump, pulleys and drive belts.  

 Issue: The Timing Belt Tensioner fails causing very costly internal engine damage.

In the photo below, you will see a failed Timing Belt Tensioner (oil residue)...

June 2, 2011

 Over a year and a half ago, All German Auto released the collapsible BMW N62 coolant pipe. This pipe was designed by Martin Christensen as a solution to the common coolant leak issue. The installation video was posted to YouTube and has recently surpasses 35,000 views! This pipe is currently being distributed all over the states and out of the country with out any issues!

Click to view the video!

June 2, 2011

To show our appreciation for the support we have received from the community over the last 20 years, we have decided to donate a car to an Escondido resident.

"We are grateful to have been part of the Escondido community for 20 years and wanted to show our appreciation by giving back to the local community," says Martin Christensen, Owner of All German Auto. With the help of the Escondido Charitable Foundation, we have identified our recipient, Melissa. Melissa's story is truly amazing! Melissa is a single mother of three children. Her oldest son is 12 and attends a local middle school. He is an avid reader. She also has...

June 2, 2011

On Friday April 8th, 2011, All German Auto celebrated their 20th anniversary with an open house, by donating a BMW, and with donations for a raffle & silent auction to benefit the local Escondido Charitable Foundation.

All German Auto has invited customers and partners for an open house with food, drinks, a kids corner with activities, raffle and a silent auction. “By the help and loyalty from local customers, we have been fortunate to build and grow a healthy business over the last 20 years,” said Martin Christensen, Owner of All German Auto. Martin...

May 18, 2011

This S63 AMG has a WALD Sport Line with a custom body kit. This body kit includes a rear spoiler, side skirts, custom front fenders and a front spoiler with two sets of fog lights that were connected via the original Mercedes Benz wiring. A load relay was installed and connected to the second set of relays controlled by the OE fog lights. Using the Mercedes Benz computer, this feature allows all of the fog lights to turn on without tripping the warning lights on the dash. All German Auto fabricated the custom wiring harness to fit the spoiler. This vehicle also has fully functioning proximity sensors that work with the original Mercedes...