On Saturday morning, January 22nd Feldmann Imports Mercedes-Benz in Bloomington hosted the Mercedes-Benz Club of America’s Twin Cities Section for the first club Tech Session of 2011. Mercedes-Benz Master Technician and Feldmann Imports’ shop foreman, Rick Engman, put on a program lasting a little more than an hour about Mercedes-Benz Service Technology and Diagnostics.
Mercedes Benz Club members from La Crosse, WI, Rochester and from all over the Minneapolis metro area arrived at Feldmann Imports for the program about 9:00am. After some coffee, orange juice, doughnuts Rick started the program with a brief synopsis of his automotive background which started with General Motors until he came over to Mercedes-Benz in 1998.
Rick explained the diagnostics process and demonstrated some of the diagnostic equipment used by technicians at Mercedes-Benz dealer service departments. He hooked up a 2011 E350 4matic sedan to the Mercedes-Benz diagnostic equipment and showed club members how service technicians run a “Quick Scan” to create a service report and identify any potential faults in the car’s many electronic systems.
It was an interactive event with club members asking questions throughout the program and Rick answering them. When everyone arrived at the event they put their names in a box for a drawing of a Complimentary Exterior Car Detail from Feldmann Imports. At the end of the session the question and answer session continued until all the questions were answered.
The club would like to thank Feldmann Imports and Rick Engman for putting on the event, and thanks to the members who attended and participated in the event. Visit the Mercedes-Benz Club of America Twin Cities Section’s website and see how you can get involved and take advantage of all the benefits to Mercedes-Benz Club members, including an additional $1,000 discount on your next Mercedes-Benz lease or purchase… mbca-tc.org !
Below is a list of the Twin Cities Section Mercedes-Benz Club members who attended: