Service Intervals

Service Intervals

Mercedes-Benz service intervals have been set to ensure you get the best performance from your vehicle over its life.

All engines except AMG and V12 variants: 25,000km / 1 year

AMG and V12 variants: 20,000km / 1 year

AMG V12 variants: 15,000km / 1 year

Intervals set 01/05/2014.

Below you will find an example of the items covered during a standard A Service and standard B Service. For this example only, the service sheets relate to a Mercedes-Benz C-Class (W204) and the items covered may vary between models.

Mercedes-Benz Standard A Service

• Perform engine oil and filter change
• Check all visible parts for leaks and damage
• Check poly-V belt for wear
• Check and correct fluid level (if required) in brake system
• Check and correct fluid level (if required) in power steering system
• Check and correct fluid level (if required) in windshield washer system
• Check fluid level in cooling system

 • Check wheels for damage, crack formation and measure tread depth
• Inspect and report on brake wear
• Correct tyre inflation pressures and record results

• Check all visible parts for leaks and damage
• Check front axle ball joint for play. Check rubber boots
• Check condition of flexible couplings
• Check track rod and steering gear for play. Check rubber boots

• Reset service indicator in instrument cluster
• Check operation of seat belts, seat and windows
• Check operation and performance of heater/air conditioning system

• Indicator lamps in instrument cluster and interior illumination
• Windshield wiper, windshield washer system and headlamp cleaning system (where applicable)
• Check condition of battery

• Check TIREFIT tire sealant expiry date (where applicable)
• Check and correct tyre inflation pressure of the spare tyre (where applicable)
• Check operation of trunk lighting

• Check condition of head lamps
• Check and correct the adjustment of the headlamps (where applicable)
• Inspect condition of wiper blades
• Check condition of rear tail lamps

Carry out final quality control of all repairs and conduct a road test to ensure all customer requests are fulfilled

Mercedes-Benz Standard B Service

• Perform engine oil and filter change
• Check all visible parts for leaks and damage
• Check poly-V belt for wear
• Check and correct fluid level (if required) in brake system
• Check and correct fluid level (if required) in power steering system
• Check and correct fluid level (if required) in windshield washer system
• Check fluid level in cooling system

• Check wheels for damage, crack formation and measure tread depth
• Inspect and report on brake wear
• Correct tyre inflation pressures and record results

• Check all visible parts for leaks and damages
• Check front axle ball joint for play and check rubber boots
• Check condition of flexible couplings
• Check track rod and steering gear for play and check rubber boots

• Reset service indicator in instrument cluster
• Check operation of seat belts, seat and windows
• Check operation and performance of heater/air conditioning system
• Replace combination filter to prevent dust/odours entering the vehicle cabin

• Indicator lamps in instrument cluster and interior illumination
• Windsheild wiper, windshield washer system and headlamp cleaning system (where applicable)
• Check condition of battery

• Check TIREFIT tire sealant expiry date (where applicable)
• Check and corrected tyre inflation pressure of the spare tyre (where applicable)
• Check operation of trunk lighting

• Check condition of head lamps
• Check and correct the adjustment of the headlamps (where applicable)
• Inspect condition of wiper blades
• Check condition of rear tail lamps

Carry out final quality control of all repairs and conduct a road test to ensure all customer requests are fulfilled

Additional Service Items

• Replace spark plugs (every 4 years/75,000km) due to electrode wear causing reduced fuel efficiency and engine performance
• Replace transmission filter (once at 3 years/50,000km), gasket, bolts, and oil to prevent internal transmission componentry from wearing prematurely
• Replace and flushed brake fluid (every 2 years) as it absorbs moisture from the air, reducing its boiling point and thereby reducing vehicle braking performance
• Replace engine air filter/s (every 4 years/75,000km or as required) due to external contamination affecting engine performance and fuel efficiency
• Replace engine fuel filter/s (every 4 years/75,000km or as required) due to fuel quality affecting engine performance and driveability
• Replace engine coolant (every 15 years or as required) preventing corrosion build up inside of engine
• Check trailer hitch
• Clean, grease and lubricate sunroof guide mechanism (every 3 years/50,000km)
• Remove and refit 2 road wheels
• Remove and refit 4 road wheels

Extra Work Variables

• Replace engine air filter/s (every 3 years/50,000km or as required) due to external contamination affecting engine performance and fuel efficiency
• Replace engine fuel filter/s (every 15 years/250,000km or as required) due to fuel quality affecting engine performance and driveability