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Flexible B Service

Engine compartment

Visually check

  • Leakage of major components
  • Chafe marks, line routing, components in the event of leakage, determine cause and create estimate if necessary.
  • Engine oil and filter change Click here for article how to change oil in your Mercedes-Benz
  • Check and correct fluid levels
  • Engine cooling system, anti-freeze and corrosion protection
  • Brake system
  • Windshield washer
  • Power Steering System
  • Top off fluid level of window washer system
  • Replace dust filter
  • Replace air filter
  • Check condition of poly V-belt
  • Throttle linkage, check function and condition
  • Check engine hood and safety catch for proper operation
  • Check Battery acid level & replenish
  • Check battery using "Midtronics" Tester

Vehicle passenger compartment

Function check

  • Horn, headlamp flasher, hazard flashers, turn signals
  • Warning/indicator lamps, illumination and interior lighting
  • Exterior lighting including headlamps
  • Inspect headlamp range adjustment system (does not apply to xenon headlamps)
  • Replace bulbs as necessary headlamps, fog lights, and some third brake lights extra cost.
  • Inspect headlamp setting, adjust to correct setting
  • Windshield wipers, rear window wiper, windshield washer system
  • Headlamp cleaning system
  • Check seat belts for damage and correct function
  • Reset FSS counter in instrument cluster
  • Replace wiper blade for front/rear window
  • Check body for paint damage
  • Check chassis and supporting body parts for damage and corrosion
  • Check level control if equipped

Wheels and brakes

  • Inspect wheels, rotate if necessary
  • Check thickness of brake pads
  • Check condition of brake discs
  • Check brake pads for lining thickness front/rear
  • Check condition of brake discs front and rear
  • Check parking brake (function test only)
  • Correct tire inflation pressure
  • Inspect tires for damage and condition
  • Measure tread depth
  • Check play in front and rear wheel bearings

Underside of vehicle

  • Check condition of front axle ball joints
  • Check condition of steering mechanical components
  • Inspect play of tie rod and drag link joints
  • Inspect rubber boots for damage or wear
  • Inspect exhaust system and hangers for damage or leaks
  • Check for damaged/worn drive train parts
  • Check for excessive axle joint play

Trunk

  • Correct tire inflation pressure in spare tire

Note: this is a generic Flexible B service certain vehicles may require additional work at certain time and mileage intervals.