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#1 (permalink) Old 09-09-2010, 10:14 PM
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I recieved a service coupon for "A" service special. What is service A?



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I recieved a service coupon for "A" service special. What is service A?



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It is the "small" service, 10, 30, 50k etc, if I remember right.

The B service is 20, 40, 60k etc, this all chanegd in 2008 before they had A, B, C, D, E etc
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What is in the small service?

2006 R-350 V6 Silver 63,000 Miles
Michelin Latitude Tour HP R19
Hitch, 0W-40 Mobil 1 European, I Pull The Drain Plug Every 10,000 Miles And Change The Filter
Lucas Fuel Treatment About Every 1,000 - 2,000 Miles.
Modified Grille = Ram Air Effect In Intake.
K&N Air Filters
ECM tuning

Choosing an air filter:
http://www.benzworld.org/forums/w251...ml#post4443597
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The 'small' service is basically an oil and filter change, top off fluids, set tire pressures, visual inspection, reset service computer. I notice your coupon is from the Sac area dealerships. If you decide you want to find a good MB independant shop, let me know. My shop is in the South Sac area.

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The 'small' service is basically an oil and filter change, top off fluids, set tire pressures, visual inspection, reset service computer. I notice your coupon is from the Sac area dealerships. If you decide you want to find a good MB independant shop, let me know. My shop is in the South Sac area.
I would love to know of one, Thank you very much for your offer


This is the one we got the R350 from

4747 Granite Dr.,
Rocklin, CA 95677

2006 R-350 V6 Silver 63,000 Miles
Michelin Latitude Tour HP R19
Hitch, 0W-40 Mobil 1 European, I Pull The Drain Plug Every 10,000 Miles And Change The Filter
Lucas Fuel Treatment About Every 1,000 - 2,000 Miles.
Modified Grille = Ram Air Effect In Intake.
K&N Air Filters
ECM tuning

Choosing an air filter:
http://www.benzworld.org/forums/w251...ml#post4443597
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It is the "small" service, 10, 30, 50k etc, if I remember right.

The B service is 20, 40, 60k etc, this all chanegd in 2008 before they had A, B, C, D, E etc
This is the correct sequence--original poster can now check maintenance booklet that came with car to learn the full details.

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This is the correct sequence--original poster can now check maintenance booklet that came with car to learn the full details.
Thanks Ikchris, the basics in mainetnance can also be found here;

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I would love to know of one, Thank you very much for your offer


This is the one we got the R350 from

4747 Granite Dr.,
Rocklin, CA 95677
What a coincidence, we got our R500 from MB of Rocklin as well.
Here is my shop info
Star Motors
2680 Florin Rd #103A
Sac, CA 95822
(916)421-4007
I used to be a service advisor at MB of Sac, but opened my own shop 2 years ago. Feel free to call if you have any questions, ask for Alvin.

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Regarding the service schedule, the maintenance book makes it look so easy, but in reality, when you get a chance to open that submenu in the cluster, it actually lists a group of service items, some are needed some are not, so this is the reason it is so hard to give an actual quote for the service.

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I recieved a service coupon for "A" service special. What is service A?



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A-Service — First visit at approximately 10,000 miles or 1 year, but determined by Flexible Service System; then every 20,000 miles or 2 years.

Services performed:

Interior
· Function check
· Check warning and indicator lamps, illumination and interior lighting
· Check windshield wiper, windshield washer system, headlamp cleaning system
· Reset maintenance service counter in instrument cluster

Wheels, brakes
· Check front brake pads for lining thickness
· Check tires for damage, condition
· Correct tire inflation pressure

Engine compartment
· Change engine oil and filter
· Fluid level checks of the following:
· Engine cooling system, antifreeze and corrosion protection
· Windshield washer system
· Brake system
· Check and correct battery fluid level
· Check battery condition
· Check catch, safety catch and hinges on engine hood for proper operation

Trunk
· Correct tire inflation pressure in spare tire
· Check battery condition



The MBUSA site has this to say: "B-Service — First visit at approximately 20,000 miles or one year after previous service, but determined by Flexible Service System; then every 20,000 miles or 2 years." I believe the FSS is described in detail in your Operator's Manual.

In case you're interested, here's what they say should be done:

Services performed:

Interior
· Function check
· Check warning and indicator lamps, illumination and interior lighting
· Check windshield wiper, windshield washer system, headlamp cleaning system
· Reset maintenance service counter in instrument cluster
· Replace dust filter (not applicable to SL-Class)
· Replace combination filter (SL-Class)
· Check parking brake (function test only)
Wheels, brakes
· Check condition/thickness of front and rear brake discs
· Check front and rear brake pads for lining thickness
· Check tires for damage and condition
· Measure tread depth, record in mm
· Correct tire inflation pressure
Underside of Vehicle
· Check for major components leakage
· Check for chafe marks, line routing, damaged components
· Check condition of front axle ball joints and rubber boots
· Check condition of mechanical steering components and rubber boots
Engine Compartment
· Check for major components leakage
· Check for chafe marks, line routing, damaged components
· Check and replenish all fluid levels
· Change engine oil and filter
· Check engine cooling system, antifreeze and corrosion protection
· Check brake system
· Check power steering
· Check Active Body Control
· Check windshield washer system
· Check and correct battery fluid level
· Check battery condition
· Check catch, safety catch and hinges on engine hood for proper operation
· Check condition of poly V-belt
Trunk
· Check battery condition
· Correct tire inflation pressure in spare tire
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