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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+

Drive Belt Data -> Imported Cars & Light Trucks & Vans -> 1996-97
Vehicle: 1996 MERCEDES-BENZ S500 5.0 V8 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 -> System Service -> ABS Control Unit -> ASR/ETS/ESP -> Brake System Bleed -> CLK55, CLK320, CLK430, CLK500, E55, E320, E430, E500, SL55, SL500& SL600 -> CLK55, CLK320, CLK430, CLK500, E55, E320, E430, E500, SL55, SL500, SL600, SLK32, SLK230 & SLK320 -> Component Replacement -> ESP Charging Pump -> ESP Pressurizing Piston Unit -> Front Wheel -> Hydraulic Unit -> Rear Axle -> Speed Sensor
Vehicle: 2001 MERCEDES-BENZ ML55 AMG 5.5 V8 GAS

Brake System Bleed

Refer to procedure as outlined in "Hydraulic Brake Systems."

Component Replacement

Hydraulic Unit
ASR/ETS/ESP
CLK55, CLK320, CLK430, CLK500, E55, E320, E430, E500, SL55, SL500, SL600, SLK32, SLK230 & SLK320
  • Turn ignition switch to Off position.
  • Disconnect hydraulic lines. Seal lines and connections.
  • Remove plastic caps and hydraulic unit.
  • Reverse procedure to install. Torque hydraulic lines to 11 ft. lbs.
ABS Control Unit
CLK55, CLK320, CLK430, CLK500, E55, E320, E430, E500, SL55, SL500& SL600
  • On E55, E320, E430 and E500 models, disconnect vacuum line.
  • On all models, disconne...

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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: 2006 MERCEDES-BENZ SLR Mclaren 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: 2002 MERCEDES-BENZ SLK230 2.3 L4 GAS

  • Remove lefthand frame cross brace, Fig. .
  • Disconnect exhaust system suspension rubbers and support at rear muffler.
  • Disconnect exhaust shield from tunnel.
  • Remove rear transverse bridge and reinforcement brace.
  • Loosen clamping nut.
  • Loosen intermediate bearing mounting bolts.
  • Remove rear engine mount.
  • Remove mounting bolts and nuts, then disconnect front propeller shaft from transmission. Flexible disc remains on propeller shaft.
  • Remove mounting bolts and nuts, then disconnect rear propeller shaft from differential carrier. Flexible disc remains on propeller shaft.
  • Loosen flexible disc...

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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+.

Diagnosis & Testing -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Intermittent & Poor Connections -> Intermittents -> Poor Connections
Vehicle: 2007 MERCEDES-BENZ ML500 5.0 V8 GAS

Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

Connect a suitably programmed STAR DIAGNOSIS scan tool to DLC (Data Link Connector) and follow manufacturer's instructions.

Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

Connect a suitably programmed STAR DIAGNOSIS scan tool to DLC (Data Link Connector), and follow manufacturer's instructions.

Intermittent & Poor Connections

Intermittents

Most intermittents are caused by faulty electrical connections or wiring. Inspect for the following:

  • Wiring broken inside insulation.
  • Poor connection between male and female terminal at connector.
  • Poor terminal to wire connect...

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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: 2005 MERCEDES-BENZ CLK500 5.0 V8 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove intake air scoop.
  • Remove engine air intake ducts from air filter housing.
  • Disconnect electrical connector from cooling fan and A/C integrated control.
  • Disconnect electrical connectors from horn, then remove horn.
  • Remove bolts for steering oil cooler, then move cooler aside.
  • Unclip power steering line from front end reinforcement.
  • Remove front end reinforcement from front cross member.
  • Remove front end reinforcement bolts from left and right frame rails.
  • Disconnect hood release cable.
  • Remove air duct retaining clips.
  • Drain coolant into a suitable ...

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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: 2005 MERCEDES-BENZ C55 AMG 5.5 V8 GAS

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.

On 2006-09 AMG mo...

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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 -> Brake Pad Wear Indicator Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1993 MERCEDES-BENZ 300E 2.8 2.8 L6 GAS

The Brake Pad Wear indicator lamp should 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 warnin...

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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+

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 MERCEDES-BENZ SL320 3.2 L6 GAS

  • Remove fan shroud.
  • Drain cooling system into suitable container.
  • Disconnect coolant hoses.
  • Disconnect automatic transmission oil cooler lines.
  • Remove air scoop.
  • Remove strut and crossmember.
  • Disconnect air conditioner line bracket.
  • Remove mounting bracket and r...

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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: 1999 MERCEDES-BENZ CL500 5.0 V8 GAS

  • Remove fan shroud ring and place over fan.
  • Swivel mounting counterclockwise ...

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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+.

Weight Sensing System Components Diagram for 2007 MERCEDES-BENZ ML350  3.5 V6 GASWeight Sensing System Components Diagram for 2007 MERCEDES-BENZ ML350 3.5 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • B48/11
  • Left Front WSS Sensor
  • Instrument Panel Diagram for 2008 MERCEDES-BENZ CLS63 AMG  6.3 V8 GASInstrument Panel Diagram for 2008 MERCEDES-BENZ CLS63 AMG 6.3 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Exterior Lamp Switch
  • S1
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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.

    1991 MERCEDES-BENZ 300TE 4matic 3.0 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram1991 MERCEDES-BENZ 300TE 4matic 3.0 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Check Engine Indicator
  • Coolant Temperature Sensor
  • Heated Oxygen Sensor
  • Ignition/ Starter Switch
  • Air Flow Sensor Position Indicator
  • 2008 MERCEDES-BENZ E320 Bluetec 3.0 V6 DIESEL Wiring Diagram2008 MERCEDES-BENZ E320 Bluetec 3.0 V6 DIESEL Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Rear SAM Control Module
  • Universal Portable CTEL Interface Control Module
  • Battery Control Module
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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: DIAGNOSTIC MANUAL SUPPLEMENTS AVAILABLE
    Vehicle: 1999 MERCEDES-BENZ CL600 6.0 V12 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Document: CONTROL UNIT/SOFT TOP - UNECESSARY R&R - INFORMATION
    Vehicle: 1989 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SE 3.0 L6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Electronic Devices, Computers, PROMS, Sensors
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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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