Literally: if there's no ESP off or ASR off switch on the center dash area = no
But the chassis is so balanced you'd be surprised how well you can get along with out it (from someone who put 250k miles on a 1994 C280)
1994 C280, green on tan, 240k mi. <--old faithful
1980 240D, white on blue, 140k mi.<--project (on hold until state allows me to drive it)
1994 E320, black on black, 130k mi.<--wife's
1999 C43 AMG, silver on black, 248k mi. <--daily
Interesting. Wikipedia must be wrong (LOL yeah I know).
The dash does have a ASR/BAS light but that must be for the ABS.
The other thing I noticed is that on a couple of times I've driven quickly over a speed hump and I could feel the car's wheels losing contact with the ground. At that point the yellow warning triangle flashed on the dashboard. I assumed that was traction control. I didn't feel or hear any brake activity so I discounted the ABS.
If not for traction control, why would the yellow warning light flash.?
This is definately different from the USA models, they all have switched for ESP or ASR, my 202, my bother's 210 and 211 all have them. The switch lets you turn it partially off, but never fully.
However, ESP supersedes ASR, as ASR controls the rear wheels brakes only, and ESP controls all four. So you can't really have both, as the sensors and computer, brake master cylinder, and ESP control module would all be set up for ESP optimization.
You need to bleed the brakes every three years, and put in fresh Pentosin Dot 4 Low Viscosity. (Or OEM). It is what the car needs to keep all the parts clean on the inside. If you don't have any records, do it now.
Have a shop do it, but you must use the correct fluid.
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