Filters + Fluids

Water Watch

Water Watch

Should I be adding regular tap water to my antifreeze, or is there a better choice?

December 2018 | By | Reply More
Antifreeze: The Chemistry Behind the Genuine Article

Antifreeze: The Chemistry Behind the Genuine Article

Mercedes-Benz chemical engineers and metallurgists have worked out the fine points of this, and would not be overjoyed to know you’ve been putting something non-specified in your customer’s vehicles.

December 2018 | By | Reply More
Mercedes-Benz Classic Center

Mercedes-Benz Classic Center

A World-Class Preservation Facility for a World-Class Marque

September 2017 | By | Reply More
Why You Need XENTRY

Why You Need XENTRY

Here’s the short answer: So you can perform virtually every diagnostic, service, and programming task that a dealership can perform.

June 2017 | By | Reply More
Using WIS Efficiently

Using WIS Efficiently

While the Mercedes-Benz Workshop Information System may be intimidating at first, stick with it and you’ll find that it’s ALL in there.

June 2017 | By | Reply More
Transmission Maintenance

Transmission Maintenance

Maintenance is the key to vehicle reliability, and is the bread-and-butter of the independent workshop. Most vehicle owners know to get their oil changed regularly – witness the growth of quick-lube joints – but what about that automatic transmission?

March 2017 | By | Reply More
Mercedes-Benz Electrically-Powered Steering

Mercedes-Benz Electrically-Powered Steering

Introduced in 2011 with the CLS (218) model, virtually every new Mercedes-Benz model that’s appeared since then has this innovative system. We’ll explain how it works and offer some tips for when something’s not quite right.

March 2017 | By | Reply More
Careful Adjustments Keep Special Tops Working Great

Careful Adjustments Keep Special Tops Working Great

In many instances, reinstalling a component will keep the top on an even keel, while other situations require testing, rerouting, or the installation of new parts.

December 2016 | By | Reply More
The MAF Sensor and its Diagnosis

The MAF Sensor and its Diagnosis

In general use for over three decades, this sensor has proved itself extremely dependable, if you maintain its living conditions and avoid cheap air filters.

September 2016 | By | Reply More
Pascal’s Legacy: Mercedes-Benz Hydraulic Systems

Pascal’s Legacy: Mercedes-Benz Hydraulic Systems

Core principles, evolution, flushing, bleeding, and service tips.

September 2016 | By | Reply More