Mercedes-Benz and other German vehicle manufacturers make the assumption that people here in the U.S. adjust their tire pressure for the number of people in the vehicle and for the speed at which they intend to drive.
When you hear the words “floating rotor,” you might think of a racecar brake rotor with Allen head bolts holding the hat to the outer ring. But, more economical and robust “semi-floating” rotors have made it onto Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz daily drivers. A semi-floating, dual-cast or composite rotor has two advantages over a fully
A great piece of advice is not to erase codes to see if they come back.
Brake fluid for European vehicles can be confusing. Finding the correct specification can be ambiguous because some manufacturers give a part number instead of a specification in the service information or owner’s manual. The confusion gets even worse when you try to select a brake fluid from your parts supplier. In theory, all fresh DOT
Maintenance reminders for oil changes have been around since the early 1980s. Early systems looked at mileage and maybe revolutions of the engine. Mileage-based systems estimate the life of the oil based on a preset mileage recommendation that can range from 5,000 to 7,500 miles. It can be an effective reminder for some owners, but
Air ride diagnostics can be just as complex as any ABS or fuel injection problem. The diagnostic process should start with questions about the system rather than the parts. Failing to find the root cause of a warning light DTC or intermittent problem will typically cause the problem to come back as soon as the
Here are some tips and tricks that should help you to work on just about any Mercedes-Benz from the past few decades.
Late-model Mercedes-Benz cars equipped with 3.0L and 3.5L V6 engines (M272 or M273) have experienced performance problems.
ABC suspension systems can be complicated to service if you do not have the right tools, training or knowledge.
The Mercedes-Benz M176, M177 or M178 engines can be found in almost every Mercedes Benz class since 2015, from C to S, as well as many SUVs. The V8 Biturbo engine is one of the first mass-produced engines with the turbochargers nestled in the V of the engine and intake manifolds where the exhaust manifolds
There are three different braking systems which are being used on late-model Mercedes-Benz AMG vehicles.
Hankook’s tires will be equipped with the “MO” label on the tire wall, which stands for “Mercedes Original.”