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Wiring & Function Diagrams & Descriptions

Wiring & Function Diagrams & Descriptions

This focused tour of the Wiring and Function Diagrams, and Function Descriptions found in STAR Wiring and WIS will help you use this resource more effectively.

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The Intelligent Servo Module

The Intelligent Servo Module

The 722.9 New Automatic Gearbox 2 (NAG2) automatic transmission replaced the shifting linkage in some versions with an Intelligent Servo Module, or ISM.

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Preventing Electrostatic Discharge Damage

Preventing Electrostatic Discharge Damage

Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) is rarely a concern in most shops, but it should be.

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StarTuned September 2016

StarTuned September 2016

In this issue: Replacing Windshield Glass; Hydraulic Systems; Turbochargers; MAF Sensor and its Diagnosis

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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.

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More and More Turbochargers

More and More Turbochargers

A new wave of turbos is arriving from Mercedes-Benz, and here we’ll prepare you with operating principles, design fundamentals, and service info.

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Pascal’s Legacy: Mercedes-Benz Hydraulic Systems

Pascal’s Legacy: Mercedes-Benz Hydraulic Systems

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

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Ensure Thorough Window Preparation and Secure Installation When Replacing Windshield Glass

Ensure Thorough Window Preparation and Secure Installation When Replacing Windshield Glass

Installing a new windshield or re-installing the original is really as it has been for generations. But sophisticated new techniques and materials are available.

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Startuned June 2016

Startuned June 2016

In this issue: Understanding the 7-Speed Dual-Clutch Automatic Transmission; Tires, Wheels, and So Much More; Engine Mechanicals; AMG GT-S Collision Repair

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AMG GT-S Collision Repair

AMG GT-S Collision Repair

Only Mercedes-Benz certified aluminum welding and other specialized repair technicians will have replacement aluminum structural parts access. Here are a few AMG GT S differences that will require aluminum and other advanced repair skills.

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