Cooling Systems

Narrowing the Range of Temperatures with the E-Thermostat

Narrowing the Range of Temperatures with the E-Thermostat

In order to maintain emissions compliance, Mercedes-Benz engineers have to control the temperature range the engine will operate in and develop engine management parameters within this range. This may sound simple enough, but how do you accomplish this when the car might sit for an hour of traffic on a hot summer day, or cruise at highway speeds in the dead of winter?

December 2013 | By | Reply More
Why You Should Use Mercedes-Benz’s New Blue Anti-Freeze

Why You Should Use Mercedes-Benz’s New Blue Anti-Freeze

There are many different antifreeze formulations out there in the wild and wooly real world, but for the Mercedes-Benz service specialist who cares about his customers there’s only one real choice. 

June 2013 | By | Reply More
Turning Up the Heat

Turning Up the Heat

Single, dual & multiple zone climate control

January 2011 | By | Reply More
Habitable Zone

Habitable Zone

In control of compressor clutch engagement

September 2010 | By | Reply More
Can We Get on the Bus?

Can We Get on the Bus?

Since the early ‘90s, Mercedes-Benz has developed its Controller Area Network (CAN) to control how components communicate with each other and with us through our Compact III or Basic. How has this evolved, and what does it mean to diagnosis and repair?

December 2008 | By | Reply More
Cooling System Service

Cooling System Service

Summer is almost upon us, and with the warmer weather come customers hot under the collar about air conditioning performance.

September 2008 | By | Reply More
Star Diagnosis: Your Guiding Light

Star Diagnosis: Your Guiding Light

Any diagnostic process must incorporate three fundamental steps…

September 2007 | By | Reply More
Cabin Fever: Auxiliary Cooling Systems

Cabin Fever: Auxiliary Cooling Systems

With the advent of dual and multiple zone HVAC, we now have multiple heater cores. So, what’s providing the coolant flow?

June 2007 | By | Reply More
Finding Leaks

Finding Leaks

Dyes, electrons, and smoke will upgrade your leak detection skills.

September 2006 | By | Reply More
Ramifications of the Mercedes-Benz Intelligent Service Reminder System

Ramifications of the Mercedes-Benz Intelligent Service Reminder System

What’s it all mean for our business?

June 2005 | By | Reply More