Mercedes Benz Scheduled Service Maintenance

The Mercedes Benz Maintenance System has been devised with the following objectives: maximize vehicle safety, reliability, and minimize breakdowns resulting from wear, at minimum cost. The Service Interval system will indicate when you are due for service based on your driving habits.

Bill’s Quality Auto Care Maintenance Service Interval Packages

At Bill’s Quality Auto Care, we take great care in following and exceeding Mercedes Benz maintenance guidelines in order to maintain superior handling, ultimate performance, and most importantly safety and reliability for you and your Mercedes Benz. However the real value of our service is our expertise and familiarity with the problem areas, common failure points, and the practical service needs of your particular Mercedes Benz model.   For all Mercedes Benz repairs that are performed we recommend using Mercedes Benz original equipment parts.

Mercedes Benz Maintenance

This service includes all the necessary maintenance work which should be carried out at regular intervals if your vehicle is used under normal operating conditions. Beginning in 1998 and newer Mercedes follow a FSS maintenance schedule as programmed into the vehicle

Mercedes Benz Flexible Service System (FSS)

The FSS monitors time between oil changes, vehicle speed, coolant temperature, load signal, engine rpm, engine oil temperature and engine oil level. It uses this information to determine the remaining time and mileage before the next oil change and it displays the information in the vehicle’s instrument cluster.

Bill’s Quality Auto Care Standard Maintenance Service

We follow Mercedes Benz factory guidelines step by step and meets all Mercedes Benz factory warranty requirements. Please refer to your owner’s manual for a detailed description of these services for your Mercedes Benz model year of A-Class, B-Class, C-Class, CL-Class, CLS-Class, E-Class, G-Class, GL-Class, GLK-Class, M-Class, R-Class, S-Class, SL-Class, SLK-Class, SLS AMG, Sprinter Vans, and Smart Cars

The Mercedes Benz service intervals consist of three main service groups.

  • Oil Service (1997 and earlier models): Engine oil and filter change and additional preventative maintenance services (mileage based intervals).
  • Mercedes Benz Flex A Service (Determined by the Flexible Service System): Major vehicle maintenance as specified in your Service Booklet.
  • Mercedes Benz Flex B Service(Determined by the Flexible Service System): Additional major vehicle maintenance as specified in your Service Booklet.
  • Bill’s Quality Auto Care recommends a Mid-Service inspection in between Mercedes Benz recommended oil change services to check tire pressures, fluid levels and conditions

Bill’s Quality Auto Care Mercedes Benz Service Interval Schedule

Mercedes Benz Flex “A” Service

Recommended about every 7,000 – 13,000 miles, or every year.

Engine oil change & filter (Mercedes Benz Recommended Synthetic)
Inspect & correct fluid levels
Inspect & correct tire pressures (including spare)
Inspect interior/exterior lights
Inspect brakes & tires
Inspect poly v-belt(s) & hoses
Check seat belt operation
Perform battery service & test battery (s)
Lube hood hinges & latches
Reset FSS service display counter

Mercedes Benz Flex “B” Service

Recommended about every 20,000 – 26,000 miles

All items included in “Flex A” Service, plus:

Replace climate control dust filter(s)
Replace wiper blade(s)
Inspect vehicle underbody
Inspect suspension & front end components
Inspect engine air filter
Rotate tires (if applicable)
Lube throttle linkage
Inspect parking brake operation
Perform diagnostic fault code scan test of vehicle systems
Engine decarbonizing treatment


Mercedes Benz Flex C, D, E, F, G, H Services

Routinely a “Service A & Service B” package, plus:

(May include some or all of the following)

Replace spark plugs
Replace fuel filter
Perform transmission service
Perform differential service
Perform coolant flush


Bill’s Quality Signature Mid-Service for Mercedes Benz

Check all tire pressures (including the spare)

Check all fluid levels and conditions

Battery and Charging system check for condition and life of battery (s)

Check and top off washer system

Check brake fluid with a strip test

Check vehicle lighting & Test Horn