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Yokohama Tires OE On GLA 35, 45 Compact SUV

The new tires were jointly developed with Mercedes-AMG and bear the automaker’s “MO1” mark of approval on the tire sidewall.

Mercedes Benz ABC Suspension Rocking Motion When Stationary

Perform new SCN coding of ABC control unit, then calibration of plunger travel sensors and load calibration.

ADAS: Blind Spot Detection

These features are designed to save lives. An incorrect procedure may lead to an issue or problem that could cost everyone.

‘Selling’ Ride Control Repairs

A visual inspection of the shocks and struts can tell you a lot about the ride control units.

Mercedes-Benz Concept Car: VISION AVTR

This concept vehicle embodies the vision of Mercedes-Benz designers, engineers and trend researchers for mobility in the distant future.

CV Axle Diagnostic And Service Tips

For inner plunge joints, the axle could bottom out. If the replacement axle is close, but not exactly made to the correct specifications, the misalignment of the axles can be even more compounded.

Mercedes-Benz Tech Tip: Oil Leaking From Valve Cover

In cases of customer complaints of oil leakage, it is essential to determine the actual source.

Arnott Introduces New Coil Spring Conversion Kit For 2000-2006 Mercedes-Benz S-Class With AIRMATIC And ADS

Arnott’s new Mercedes-Benz suspension conversion kit C-3269 for the 2000-2006 S-Class (W220 chassis), with AIRMATIC and ADS and without 4MATIC, features high-performance Eibach front and rear monotube dampers custom-tuned by Arnott. The conversion kit also features powder-coated steel springs made by Eibach.

Mercedes-Benz W164: ML Series Problems And Cures

The ML series from 2006-’11 (W164) is the most common SUV from Mercedes-Benz that you’ll see at your shop. The new platform in 2006 saw a new unibody construction, new engines and a change from mechanical systems to more electro-mechanical operation of the engine and drivetrain.

Arnott Introduces New And OE Reman Rear Shocks, Reman Front OE Air Struts For Several Mercedes-Benz E-Class, CLS-Class And R-Class Vehicles

The new Arnott shocks bypass the aging and often-problematic Adaptive Damping System on these older vehicles and include a coil resister, which plugs in to the vehicle’s electrical system to eliminate any suspension dashboard warning lights.

Mercedes-Benz Tech Tip: Howling Noise From Rear At 50-70 MPH

Vehicle owners may complain of a howling noise in the drivetrain in the area of the rear axle between 80 km/h and 110 km/h (50 mph to 70 mph). The cause could be resonance in the drivetrain stimulated by the meshing of the gear set in the rear axle differential (drive pinion/ring gear).

Determining Engine Oil Life: How Do The OEMs Calculate Oil Life Percentages?

Maintenance reminders for oil changes have been around since the early 1980s. Early systems from European and Asian vehicle manufacturers looked at mileage and maybe revolutions of the engine. Today, it is difficult to find a vehicle without a light, warning messages or percent of oil life indicator to get the driver to change the oil.