Mercedes Benz B-Service in Folsom, CA

B-Service Procedures

B-Service — First visit at 26,000 miles or two years; then every 26,000 miles or two years(1).


  • Function check
  • Check warning and indicator lamps, illumination, and interior lighting
  • Check windshield wiper, windshield washer system, headlamp cleaning system
  • Check seat belts for damage and proper function
  • Reset maintenance service counter in instrument cluster
  • Replace dust filter (not applicable to SL-Class)
  • Replace combination filter (SL-Class)
  • Check parking brake (function test only)

Wheels and Brakes

  • Check condition/thickness of front and rear brake discs
  • Check front and rear brake pads for lining thickness
  • Check tires for damage and condition
  • Measure tread depth, record in mm
  • Correct tire inflation pressure
  • Tire rotation(2)

Underside of Vehicle

  • Check for major component leakage
  • Check for chafe marks, line routing, damaged components
  • Check condition of front axle ball joints and rubber boots
  • Check condition of mechanical steering components

Engine Compartment

  • Check for major components leakage
  • Check for chafe marks, line routing, damaged components
  • Check and replenish all fluid levels
  • Engine oil and filter change
  • Check engine cooling system, antifreeze, and corrosion protection
  • Check brake system
  • Check power steering
  • Check Active Body Control (S, SL, and CL-Class)
  • Check windshield washer system
  • Check and correct battery fluid level
  • Check battery condition
  • Check catch, safety catch and hinges on engine hood for proper operation
  • Check condition of poly-V-belt


  • Correct tire inflation pressure in spare tire (S and CL-Class)

1 Whichever comes first. Requires use of 229.5-spec oil and high-performance fleece oil filter. Every 10,000
miles for V-12 and AMG models. Driver is responsible for monitoring fluid levels and tire pressures between
service visits. On E-Class models, see Maintenance Booklet for additional maintenance service types.

2 If your vehicle's front and rear tires are different sizes (so they cannot be rotated), Foreign Autohaus will inspect
them and adjust their pressure for you.

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