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Old 07-10-2003, 12:59 PM
suginami suginami is offline
Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: Southern California, U.S.A.
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Mercedes has no service required at 100,000 miles.

Do you have the maintenance booklet? If not, I recommend buying one at the dealer.

Just know that all the maintenance on MB's is carried out in mileage, except for two items, which are carried out in time:

1. Brake Fluid - Flush and refill brake fluid every two years.
2. Radiator Fluid - Flush and refill radiator fluid every three years. Also MB fluid is a yellow-ish color, not green. It has a different chemical make-up than regular green "prestone-style" fluid, which you shouldn't use. It is only slightly more expensive that regular fluid anyway.

7,500 MILE SERVICE (Also due at 22,500 / 37,500 / 52,000 miles)
Change Engine Oil and Filter.
Inspect Brake Pads and Discs
Set Tire Pressure and Rotate Tires
Top Off All Fluids
Inspect Exhaust System
Check Operation Of Lights and Accessories
Inspect Suspension and Steering Components
Road Test
Function Check A/C & Heating System

15,000 MILE SERVICE (Also due at 45,000 / 75,000 / 105,000 miles)
Includes 7,500 Mile Service Plus:
Inspect, Rotate, and Balance Wheels
Inspect Wipers and Washer System
Adjust Parking Brake
Lubricate Door Hinges
Inspect Belts and Hoses
Clean Antenna Mast
Inspect and Lube Throttle Linkage
Check Tire Condition
Road Test

30,000 MILE SERVICE (Also due at 90,000 / 150,000 miles)
Includes 15,000 Mile Service Plus:
Replace spark plugs
Automatic Transmission Filter and Fluid Change
Retighten Steering gear Bolts
Replace Air Filter
Inspect Drive Shaft Flex Disc for Wear
Inspect Parking Brake Cables
Inspect Body For Paint Corrosion
Paul S.

2001 E430, Bourdeaux Red, Oyster interior.
79,200 miles.

1973 280SE 4.5, 170,000 miles. 568 Signal Red, Black MB Tex. "The Red Baron".
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