2000 Mercedes Benz ML320


Myrna Garcia

October, 12, 2010 AT 11:39 PM

Engine Performance problem
2000 Mercedes Benz ML320 6 cyl Four Wheel Drive Automatic 140000 miles

Hi there,
I am wondering at how many miles I should have my car serviced.I am at 140K and have had the car for a short time and am asking to get it serviced. What is it that happens for a 140K service? I know it is more than an oil change but not sure of the rest.I ask becasue a mechanic is doing it but I don't want to get ripped off because I don't know. Your help is appreciated.
Concerned MB owner. : )

1 Answer



October, 12, 2010 AT 11:55 PM

There was a 132k mile service and then the next one would be 144k miles. This is for the 144k mile service.

Check condition of main battery & auxiliary battery (if applicable) using " Midtronics MCE 717" Tester. Check and correct fluid level of battery (if applicable).

Brake Fluid

Brakes and Traction Control
Check condition of front/rear brake pads for lining thickness. Check condition/thickness of brake discs front/rear. Inspect lines and hoses for signs of chafing, leakage or damage.

Cooling System
Check engine cooling system, antifreeze and corrosion protection. Check lines and hoses for signs of chafing or leakage.

Drive Belt
Check condition of poly-V-belt.

Leakage - Major components. (Underside of vehicle and engine compartment) Check for chafe marks, line routing, damaged components.

Check catch, safety catch, and hinges on engine hood for proper operation. Lubricate if necessary.

Lighting and Horns
Horn, headlamp flasher, hazard flasher, turn signals, warning/indicator, illumination and interior lighting, exterior lighting, trunk/cargo area, including headlamps.

Parking Brake System
Check parking brake. (Function test only)

Power Steering Fluid

Seat Belt Systems
Check seat belts for damage and proper function.

Check condition of steering's mechanical components.

Check condition of front & rear axle ball joints.

Washer Fluid

Wiper and Washer Systems
Windshield wipers/washer system. Headlamp cleaning system and rear window wiper/washer system if applicable.

Not for Xenon headlamps
Inspect headlamp aiming, adjust if necessary

Throttle Cable/Linkage
Lubricate points on throttle control, check operation and condition.

Cabin Air Filter
Replace dust filter.

Engine Oil

Oil Filter, Engine

Wiper Blade
Replace windshield wiper rubber insert(s). Check condition of rear wiper blade.

Service Reminder Indicators

Inspect, rotate if necessary. Except vehicles with different sizes front/rear.

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