Mercedes Benz has grouped the types of maintenance your car needs into two service groups. They are referred to as Service A and Service B. Each service is the chance to catch any repairs for your Mercedes before the issue becomes serious. Service A is the more basic service and B is more extensive. The computer in your Mercedes dashboard will remind you of Service A at 10,000 miles and every subsequent 20,000 mile interval.
Change engine oil and filter
Check the warning and indicator lamps and horn for functionality
Check the windshield/headlamp wiper and washer systems for functionality and fluid levels
Ensure that seat belts are functioning correctly
Inspect tires and check tire pressure (including the spare tire)
Inspect brake pad thickness and disc condition
Check and correct all fluid levels
Reset your vehicle’s Flexible Service System (FSS) counter
In all SLK, CLK, C-Class, and E-Class models, the interior cabin dust filter should be replaced.
Mercedes Benz has been using timing chains in their engines since the 1950’s. The purpose of the timing chain is to synchronize the camshaft and crankshaft rotation so that the engine’s valves open and close at the correct time. This is how your engine manages the combustion and exhaust process. Without it, your engine will not run.
Mercedes has chosen to use timing chains instead of timing belts because they are more durable than the rubber alternative. But like all moving parts, they eventually wear out and need replacement. Read More »
With the arrival of warm weather, it’s time to prepare your Mercedes Benz for Spring. Tucson may not have extreme cold like other areas of the country but regular service to your car is just as important. Between spring breaks, family events, graduations, and date nights, the warm weather is a perfect excuse to make use of your vehicle. Perfection Auto Works can ensure that your Mercedes is in optimal mechanical condition. Read More »