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Factory Service Bulletins: Parking Brake Cable Noises; Soft Top Seals Cracking Noises; TPMS Fault Messages

Factory Service Bulletins: Parking Brake Cable Noises; Soft Top Seals Cracking Noises; TPMS Fault Messages

These suggestions and solutions for technical problems are from service bulletins and other information published by Mercedes-Benz, selected and adapted for independent repair shops.

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Parts News: Now Taking Center Stage! Remanufactured Electronic Control Units

Parts News: Now Taking Center Stage! Remanufactured Electronic Control Units

Whether for vehicles long out of production or for modern ones, your best source for Genuine Mercedes-Benz Parts is Mercedes-Benz.

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Bertha Benz’s Famous Ride

Bertha Benz’s Famous Ride

The title of the World’s First Viable Automobile is generally conceded to belong to Karl Benz’s Patent Motorwagen of 1886.

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Growth Area: Cooling System Service

Growth Area: Cooling System Service

While most systems in late-model Mercedes-Benz vehicles are lasting longer than ever before, this is one area that still needs at least as much attention as it did in the past

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Do the Right Thing: M-B Anti-Freeze Recommendations

Do the Right Thing: M-B Anti-Freeze Recommendations

Those generics out there that claim to meet most automakers’ specs aren’t what the Stuttgart engineers and chemists had in mind when they designed the cooling system

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StarTuned September 2004

StarTuned September 2004

In this issue: Brake Flushing; Radio Code; Central Locking; Parts News; Factory Service Bulletins

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Factory Service Bulletins: Check Engine Light Code; Engine not reach full power; Flywheel Sensor; Squeaking Steering Column; Engine Complaints; Water Pump Link

Factory Service Bulletins: Check Engine Light Code; Engine not reach full power; Flywheel Sensor; Squeaking Steering Column; Engine Complaints; Water Pump Link

These suggestions and solutions for technical problems come from service bulletins and other technical information published by Mercedes-Benz, selected and rewritten for independent repair shops.

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Parts News: Body Trim; Fluids

Parts News: Body Trim; Fluids

Whether for vehicles long out of production or for modern ones, your best source for Genuine Mercedes-Benz Parts is Mercedes-Benz.

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Watering Hole

Watering Hole

The ocean may’ve been the cradle of life, but water is still not at all welcome in some places, such as inside a car.

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Central Locking

Central Locking

Electro-pneumatic security? Here’s how it works and what to do when it doesn’t.

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