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What Are the Differences Between Mercedes-Benz Service A & B?

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Mercedes-Benz recommended maintenance involves two different service intervals, Mercedes-Benz Service A and Mercedes-Benz Service B. It’s mperative that Troy drivers follow both of these intervals to a T so they get the most out of their investment. Read on for a thorough overview of Mercedes-Benz Service A cost and Mercedes-Benz Service B cost. We’ll also cover all the items on the Mercedes-Benz Service A checklist and the Mercedes-Benz Service B checklist. If you find you’re due for one of the intervals, contact Mercedes-Benz of Rochester to book an appointment and keep up-to-date with maintaining your investment. 

What’s the Mercedes-Benz Service A Checklist? 

Mercedes-Benz Service A* is performed after one year or 10,000 miles. At this interval, your mechanic will perform the following items: 

  • All fluid level checks and corrections are dependent on factory-recommended service intervals for your vehicle’s year and model
  • Synthetic Motor Oil Replacement**
  • Oil Filter Replacement**
  • Adhere to all required elements listed by model year and specific model as indicated on the corresponding service sheet for Mercedes-Benz Maintenance Systems in the USA
  • Tire inflation check and correction
  • Brake component inspection
  • Reset maintenance counter

What’s the Mercedes-Benz Service B Checklist? 

Mercedes-Benz Service B* is performed at 20,000 miles or 2 years. This interval includes the following items. 

  • All fluid level checks and corrections are dependent on factory-recommended service intervals for your vehicle’s year and model
  • Synthetic Motor Oil Replacement**
  • Oil Filter Replacement**
  • Adhere to all required elements listed by model year and specific model as indicated on the corresponding service sheet for Mercedes-Benz Maintenance Systems in the USA
  • Cabin dust/combination filter replacement
  • Brake fluid exchange
  • Tire inflation check and correction
  • Brake component inspection
  • Reset maintenance counter

Mercedes-Benz Service A vs. Mercedes-Benz Service B Intervals: How Do They Differ? 

Rochester drivers will find that there aren’t many differences between the Mercedes-Benz Service A checklist and the Mercedes-Benz Service B checklist. Consequently, there aren’t major differences between the Mercedes-Benz Service A cost or the Mercedes-Benz Service B cost. Here are the main differences: 

Mercedes-Benz Service A: 

  • Occurs after 1 year or 10,000 miles (whichever comes first) 
  • Features a virtually identical list to service B minus a few items 

Mercedes-Benz Service B: 

  • Occurs after 2 years or 20,000 miles (whichever comes first) 
  • Adds on a brake fluid replace and a cabin air filter replacement 
  • Certain CLA and GLA AMG® models also receive an engine air filter replacement during Service B

Schedule for Mercedes-Benz Service A or Mercedes-Benz Service B 

Do you have questions about the Mercedes-Benz Service A cost or Mercedes-Benz Service B cost? Think you might have some outstanding items on your Mercedes-Benz Service A checklist or Mercedes-Benz Service B checklist? Sterling Heights drivers can call Mercedes-Benz of Rochester at %%di_phone_number%% to book an appointment. If you have other car care questions, be sure to check out our other service tips and tricks for more helpful reads about brake repair service and more!

*Services and pricing for Service A/Service B may vary due to your driving habits, mileage, and local environmental conditions. Please refer to your maintenance booklet for additional details and general guidelines for your vehicle’s year and model.

**Oil and filter change is the base advertised service component. Additional services as determined by your vehicle’s ASSYST Plus system, which calculates service needs based on your driving habits, time, mileage and environmental conditions, may increase service cost.

^2009 and newer Mercedes-Benz vehicles only. Price advertised for Service A/Service B includes all factory-required components. Please refer to your maintenance booklet for the complete list of factory-required services and details on the specific intervals for your vehicle’s year and model.

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