Mercedes Maintenance

FLEXIBLE SERVICE SYSTEM PACKAGE LIST

A – Service Schedule (minor)

Vehicle Passenger Compartment
Reset Flexible Service System (FSS) counter in instrument cluster.
Replace dust filter.
Horn, headlamp flasher, hazard flasher, turn signals.
Warning/indicator lamps, illumination and interior lighting.
Exterior lighting incl. headlamps.
Windshield wipers, windshield washer system.
Headlamp cleaning system.
Check seat belts for damage and proper function.
If so equipped: Battery, wet cell; Check acid level, replenish.
Check battery condition using “Midtronics MCR 717” Tester.

Engine Compartment
Change engine oil and renew filter element.
Fully synthetic engine oil
Check and correct fluid level:
– Engine cooling system, antifreeze and corrosion protection.
– Brake system.
– Windshield washer.
Lubricate catch, safety catch and hinges on engine hood.

Brakes
Brake Discs / Pads: Check overall thickness condition & surfaces with a measuring gauge *
Parking Brake: Check lever travel, adjust according to directive if necessary *
Alloy wheels: Grease centre hub *

Tires
Check tires and wheels: external condition on both sides, depth of thread condition, tire pressures (including spare wheel), correct sizes.

Steering
Check steering: steering box, steering linkage, joint disc, threaded connections, freedom from leaks, tension of power steering V-belt.

Seat belt
Check seat belts: condition & correct operation.

B – Service Schedule (major)

Vehicle Passenger Compartment
Read & Print All Diagnostic Codes (Engine and Transmission).
Reset Flexible Service System (FSS) counter in instrument cluster.
Replace dust filter.
Horn, headlamp flasher, hazard flasher, turn signals.
Warning/indicator lamps, illumination and interior lighting.
Exterior lighting incl. headlamps.
Windshield wipers, windshield washer system.
Headlamp cleaning system.
Check seat belts for damage and proper function.
If so equipped: Battery, wet cell; Check acid level, replenish.
Check battery condition using “Midtronics MCR 717” Tester.

Brake Test
Brake test on dynamometer or test drive. Check parking brake and run in according to specifications (on vehicles with 4MATIC, ASR, ETS, ESP observe instructions in Maintenance Manual!).

Wheels, Brakes
Remove and reinstall wheels, rotate if necessary, does not apply for vehicles with different tire sizes front/rear.
Check brake pads for lining thickness front/rear.
Check condition of brake discs front and rear.
Check tires for damage and condition.
Measure and record tread depth. Correct tire inflation pressure.

Vehicle Underbody
Visual check for: Leakage – Major components.
Chafe marks, line routing, components.
Check condition of front axle ball joints.
Check condition of steering’s mechanical components.

Engine Compartment
Engine oil and filter change.
Fully synthetic engine oil
Visually check: Leakage – Major components.
Chafe marks, line routing, components.
Check and correct fluid level:
– Engine cooling system, antifreeze and corrosion protection.
– Level control (wagon only) Brake system.
– Power steering.
– A/C refrigerant level.
– Windshield washer system.
Check condition of poly-V-belt.
Lubricate throttle linkage, check function and condition.
Lubricate catch, safety catch and hinges on engine hood.

Front, Rear of Vehicle
Replace windshield wiper rubber inserts.
Inspect headlamp range adjustment of headlamps (NOT for xenon headlamps).
Inspect headlamp setting, adjust to correct setting.
Inspect condition of wiper blade for rear window.
Inspect fluid level of rear window washer, correct.

Tires
Correct tire inflation pressure in spare tire.

C – Service Schedule (major)

Service Includes:
All of the “A” Service and “B” Service.
Replace Fuel Filters (gasoline and diesel).
Service the Transmission.
Replace the Power Steering Fluid and Filter.
Reminder Card for Next Service Needed.

Other Services Offered

Engine Repair
Air Conditioning
Electrical Diagnostic and Repair
Complete Exhaust Repair
Emissions Failures Repair
Brakes & Shocks/Struts
Suspension Front/Rear
Coolant System Flush (every 2-3 years)
Pre-Purchase Evaluation/Health Check
Health Check With Scanner Test