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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR MERCEDES-BENZ AUTOMOBILES

Air Conditioner and Heater Service Includes module configuration procedures, general service, maintenance, automatic temperature control, compressor services, electric cooling fans, vacuum diagrams, specifications, and manual air conditioning and heater diagnostics and replacement procedures for domestic and imported MERCEDES-BENZ cars and light trucks from 1990+

Electrical Symbol & Wire Color Code Identification -> Wire Color Code Identification -> Imported Vehicles
Vehicle: 2003 MERCEDES-BENZ CLK320 3.2 V6 GAS

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR MERCEDES-BENZ AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported MERCEDES-BENZ cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Anti-lock Brakes -> Diagnosis & Testing -> ABS, ASR, ETS & SPS -> ABS, ESP & SPS -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Component Locations -> Connector Terminal Identification -> Diagnostic Tests -> Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation -> E55, E320, E430, E500, SL55, SL500 & SL600 -> Function Tests -> Generic Scan Tool -> Hand-Held Tester -> Hand-Held Tester (HHT) Tool -> Impulse Counter Scan Tool -> SL55, SL500, SL600, SLK32, SLK230 & SLK320 -> Symbol Explanation -> Symptom Related Diagnosis -> Wiring Diagrams
Vehicle: 2002 MERCEDES-BENZ S500 5.0 V8 GAS

Symbol Explanation

Refer to Figs. through , for explanations of symbols, connections and steps included in charts.

Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

ABS systems with ASR or ETS may only be inspected using Hand-Held Tester(HHT) tool No. 965 589 00 01 00, or equivalent scan tool.

Generic Scan Tool

Follow tool manufacturers instructions and connect suitably programmed scan tool to generic scan tool connection X11/22, Fig. .

Hand-Held Tester (HHT) Tool
  • Turn ignition switch to Off position.
  • On models equipped with 16-pin Data Link Connector(DLC), connect Hand-Held Tester tool No. 965 5...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR MERCEDES-BENZ AUTOMOBILES

Fuel filter replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported MERCEDES-BENZ cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. for 1980+.

Mercedes-Benz -> Fuel Filter Replacement -> Except 2003-06 E320 & E500 Sedans Less 4 Matic & 2004-06 E Series w/Gasoline Engines -> Fuel System Pressure Relief -> Removal & Installation
Vehicle: 2005 MERCEDES-BENZ C55 AMG 5.5 V8 GAS

Fuel System Pressure Relief

Do not smoke or allow an open flame of any type when working on or near any fuel system related components. The highly flammable vapor mixtures may ignite, resulting in serious personal injury.

Prior to disconnecting fuel lines, the fuel system pressure must be relieved to prevent accidental fuel spray.

After the battery has been disconnected and reconnected, some abnormal driveability symptoms may occur. The vehicle may need to be driven while it relearns its adaptive strategy.

  • Ensure t...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR MERCEDES-BENZ AUTOMOBILES

Includes CV axle, universal joint, and driveline replacement, for domestic and imported MERCEDES-BENZ cars and light trucks from 1990+.

DRIVESHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 1990 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SL 3.0 L6 GAS

  • Raise vehicle and support.
  • Unscrew exhaust shielding plate.
  • On models with 4MATIC, unscrew exhaust shielding plate.
  • Lift transmission and support.
  • Unscrew hex, head screws and hex nut and remove rear engine carrier with engine mount.
  • Unscrew cross bridge.
  • On all models, loosen propeller shaft clamping nut for approx. two turns without sliding back rubber sleeve (sliding along).
  • Remove front propeller shaft from transmission. Flexible coupling remains on propeller shaft.
  • Remove front propeller shaft from transfer case.
  • Prior to sliding back propeller shaft, loosen vulcanized fitted ...

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TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR MERCEDES-BENZ AUTOMOBILES

Description, component locations, reset procedures, relearn procedures, diagnosis and testing, wiring diagrams, component replacement, and identification of vehicles equipped and not equipped with tire pressure monitoring system for most domestic and imported MERCEDES-BENZ cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from mid 1990's+.

Wiring Diagrams -> Wire Color Code Identification
Vehicle: 2009 MERCEDES-BENZ G55 AMG 5.5 V8 GAS

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR MERCEDES-BENZ AUTOMOBILES

Includes starter and alternator replacement procedures for domestic and imported MERCEDES-BENZ cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2000 MERCEDES-BENZ ML430 4.3 V8 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable from battery.
  • Remove air cleaner housing.
  • Remove engine trim panel.
  • Remove drive belt from alternator pulley.
  • Disconnect B+ and D+ wires from alternator.
  • Remove alternator mou...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR MERCEDES-BENZ AUTOMOBILES

Cabin air filter locations and replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported MERCEDES-BENZ cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. as equipped to the current model year.

Cabin Air Filter Service -> Mercedes-Benz -> 2002-07 C & 2002-09 CLK Class
Vehicle: 2007 MERCEDES-BENZ C230 Sport 2.5 V6 FLEX

On 2002-05 models, under normal operating conditions the cabin air filter should be replaced every 15,000 miles. In dusty areas change the cabin air filter more often.

On 2006-08 models except AMG, under normal operating conditions the cabin air filter should be replaced every 24 months or 26,000 miles. In dusty areas change the cabin air filter more often.

On 2009 models except AMG, under normal operating conditions the cabin air filter should be replaced every 24 months or 20,000 miles. In dusty areas change the cabin air filter more often.

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR MERCEDES-BENZ AUTOMOBILES

Maintenance lamp reset procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported MERCEDES-BENZ cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Mercedes-Benz -> Low Coolant Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1993 MERCEDES-BENZ 500SL 5.0 V8 GAS

The Low Engine Coolant Level warning lamp will illuminate when the ignition switch is placed in the On position to indicate the warning lamp is operational. After the engine has been started, the warning lamp should go off. If the warning lamp remains on af...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR MERCEDES-BENZ AUTOMOBILES

Includes radiator, cooling and heater hose replacement procedures for domestic and imported MERCEDES-BENZ cars and light trucks from 1990+

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 2009 MERCEDES-BENZ R320 Bluetec 3.0 V6 DIESEL

Lower

  • Drain coolant into a suitable container.
  • Reposition clamp at radiator and remove hose.
  • Reposition clamp at water pump and remove hose.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to i...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR MERCEDES-BENZ AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine belt replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported MERCEDES-BENZ cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1993 MERCEDES-BENZ 600SL 6.0 V12 GAS

  • Remove fan and shroud.
  • Attach suitable tool and turn nut counterclockwise.
  • Detach viscous fan clutch from fan.
  • Loosen bolt on tensioner pulley 1/4 to 1/2 turn.
  • Rotate tensioner counterclockwise using ...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR MERCEDES-BENZ AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most MERCEDES-BENZ cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Underbody Under Transmission Housing Diagram for 2003 MERCEDES-BENZ CL500  5.0 V8 GASUnderbody Under Transmission Housing Diagram for 2003 MERCEDES-BENZ CL500 5.0 V8 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Y3/6
  • Valve Unit
  • Power Window Motor Diagram for 2006 MERCEDES-BENZ SLK280  3.0 V6 GASPower Window Motor Diagram for 2006 MERCEDES-BENZ SLK280 3.0 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Power Window Motor
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR MERCEDES-BENZ AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most MERCEDES-BENZ cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    1999 MERCEDES-BENZ SL500  5.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram1999 MERCEDES-BENZ SL500 5.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • LH Rear Head Restraint Motor
  • RH Rear Head Restraint Switch
  • LH Rear Head Restraint Switch
  • RH Rear Head Restraint Motor
  • 2008 MERCEDES-BENZ C300 4matic Luxury 3.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 MERCEDES-BENZ C300 4matic Luxury 3.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Rear SAM Control Module
  • Front Prefuse Box
  • Radar Sensor Control Unit
  • Rear Parktronic Warning Indicator
  • Parktronic Warning Indication
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR MERCEDES-BENZ AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most MERCEDES-BENZ cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: DIRTY SEATS
    Vehicle: 1987 MERCEDES-BENZ 190DT 2.5 L5 DIESEL

    Auto Systems:
  • Seats, Belts, Interior Trim, Carpets, Air Bags
  • Document: ENHANCED DIAGNOSTIC ASSISTANCE CENTER - REVISED
    Vehicle: 2003 MERCEDES-BENZ ML55 AMG 5.5 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR MERCEDES-BENZ AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most MERCEDES-BENZ cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most MERCEDES-BENZ cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most MERCEDES-BENZ cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most MERCEDES-BENZ cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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