I am looking at a cls 550 2008 with 41k on it! I am concerned of what the next service cost will be and when it is do. I have heard horror stories.
Forward Looking Camera
Clean windshield behind the camera cover
Battery & auxiliary battery if applicable, check and correct fluid level; check battery condition using "Midtronics MCR 717" tester.
Brakes and Traction Control
Check thickness of front/rear brake pads. Check condition/thickness of front/rear brake discs. Inspect lines and hoses for signs of chafing, leakage or damage.
Engine cooling system, antifreeze and corrosion protection. Check lines and hoses for signs of chafing or damage.
Check condition of poly-V-Belt
Inspect condition of flexible disks.
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.
Lighting and Horns
Horn, high beam flasher, hazard warning flashers, turn signals, warning/indicator lamps, illumination, interior/exterior lighting, front/rear lamps. Check trunk/rear cargo area lighting, if applicable
Parking Brake System
Check parking brake [function test only]
Power Steering Fluid
Seat Belt Systems
Check seat belts and buckles for signs of external damage and proper function.
Inspect play of tie rod and drag link joints, inspect rubber boots.
Check condition of front axle ball joints and rubber boots.
Suspension Fluid (Active Body Control (ABC))
Check TIREFIT tire sealant expiration date; if equipped
Inspect tires for damage and splits, measure tread depth. Correct tire inflation pressure, including spare if equipped.
Wiper and Washer Systems
Windshield wipers/washer system. Headlamp cleaning system and rear window wiper/washer system if applicable.
Check and correct headlamp setting.
Air Filter Element
Every 52,000 miles or 4 years.
Cabin Air Filter (Combination filter)
Every 26,000 miles or 2 years.
Oil Filter, Engine
Service Reminder Indicators
Oct 21, 2010 |
Mercedes-Benz CLS55 Cars & Trucks