V & W Motors is your Mercedes repair and service experts! 35+ years servicing Mercedes from our Roseville, Michigan location have made us the trusted source for keeping your Mercedes-Benz running smoothly! Our staff of State-Certified Technicians keep up-to-date on all Mercedes service techniques and can address both regular service and Mercedes repair issues that occur unexpectedly.
Mercedes regular service for 1998 and newer models is broken out by Mercedes into two different service levels (1997 and older models follow a different service schedule, please contact us for advice on when you should next service your vehicle):
Mercedes “A” Service (often called “minor service”)
Mercedes “B” Service (often called “major service”)
Mercedes Service Details
For all Mercedes repair services we follow the factory recommended service as outlined in your owner’s manual. Specific models have differences but in general our Mercedes repair services are as outlined below.
For 1998 and Newer Mercedes
The Mercedes-Benz flexible service system (FSS) continually monitors engine oil level and condition along with driving style to determine service intervals. Using this system the vehicle will usually prompt the driver to service the car every 10,000 to 15,000 miles. Below is the recommended maintenance service schedule for 1998 and newer Mercedes.
Perform A or B Service as instrument cluster prompts driver.
Perform major service addition every 4 years or 60,000 miles, whichever comes first
Mercedes Service A
This Mercedes repair service includes: oil and filter change using synthetic oil and oil filter, check and correct all fluid levels, replace windshield wiper(s) if necessary, check tires and correct air pressure, replace any burned out exterior lights, inspect brake system, inspect suspension system, lubricate and adjust throttle linkage, retrieve codes from all computers. Note and clear old codes, reset service light and stamp service book (if applicable).
Mercedes Service B
This Mercedes repair service includes: Complete A Service plus – inspect and replace air filter if necessary, replace cabin air filter, adjust parking brake, replace interior light bulbs as necessary, lubricate sunroof, lubricate door latches, lubricate hood locks, check function of all interior switches.
Additional Major Mercedes Service Additions
Additional Mercedes repair services recommended every 60,000 miles or 4 years include: service transmission (drain fluid from transmission, remove transmission oil pan and replace pan gasket and fluid filter, and refill transmission with synthetic transmission fluid), replace spark plugs, replace fuel filter, replace power steering filter, flush brake fluid if necessary, and flush coolant if necessary.