Mercedes-Benz Pre-1980 vehicles Services

Lubrication Service

Engine oil and filter change

Check and correct engine compartment fluid levels

Check condition of v-belts

Check and correct tire inflation pressures

Inspect tires for wear and damage

Check thickness of brake pads and condition of brake rotors

Verify proper operation of lights, horn, and wiper/washer system

Recommended at 3,500 mile intervals


Brake Fluid Flush

Completely evacuate old brake fluid from reservoir

Refill system with fresh fluid and pressure-bleed lines and calipers

Recommended every year for vehicles built prior to 1998


Cooling System Service

Drain radiator, engine, and heater core of old coolant

Refill system with fresh Mercedes-Benz Antifreeze / Anticorrosion agent, diluted with water to proper strength

In cases where the vehicle is presented to us with coolant of the incorrect type, we will completely flush the cooling system with Mercedes-Benz flushing agent followed by water until completely clean. Only then will we refill the system with fresh Mercedes-Benz Antifreeze / Anticorrosion agent, diluted with water to proper strength. If this procedure is required, there will be an additional parts and labor charge.

Recommended every three years


Rotate & Balance Tires

Perform computerized spin balance of all four wheels

Rotate tires upon re-installation

Road test vehicle


Transmission Service

Drain all old fluid from transmission and torque converter

Replace transmission oil filter and oil pan gasket

Refill with Mercedes-Benz approved ATF

Recommended every 30,000 miles


Differential Service

Drain old lubricant and inspect its condition before disposal

Refill with appropriate type and weight gear oil

Recommended every 60,000 miles


Air Conditioning Service

Recover all refrigerant in system; record weight of refrigerant removed

Place system under vacuum to check its integrity and prepare for recharge

Refill system with factory-specified quantity and type of refrigerant

Test for proper operation


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