Mercedes-Benz Service A vs. Service B: Explore Their Differences

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If you’re thinking about making the upgrade to a new or pre-owned Mercedes-Benz vehicle in Greater Sudbury, you may have seen the terms “Mercedes-Benz Service A” and “Mercedes-Benz Service B” mentioned throughout your research. Understanding the difference between these two service intervals is essential to owning and maintaining a luxury Mercedes-Benz vehicle. In the guide below, the service centre at Mercedes-Benz of Sudbury provides all of the information you need, so you’ll know just what to do when your vehicle’s driver information centre notifies you that it’s time for service!

What is on the Mercedes-Benz Service A Checklist?

After 1 year or 20,000 km (whichever comes first) of driving in Parry Sound, Mercedes-Benz Service A* should be performed at an authorized service centre. Depending on your model year, the services carried out during Service A may vary, but this service interval generally includes the following tasks:

  • Synthetic Motor Oil Replacement**
  • Oil Filter Replacement**
  • Fluid level checks and any necessary replenishments are made in accordance with the factory-recommended service intervals for your specific model and model year
  • Tire pressure is checked and corrected
  • Brake components are inspected
  • The maintenance counter will be reset

Rest assured that when your vehicle is being serviced by us in Greater Sudbury, we’ll adhere to all required elements listed by model and model year as they are indicated on the corresponding service sheet for Mercedes-Benz Maintenance Systems in Canada.

What is on the Mercedes-Benz Service B Checklist?

Mercedes-Benz Service B* should be performed every 40,000 km or 2 years, whichever comes first during your North Bay travels. Here is how the Service B interval breaks down:

  • Synthetic Motor Oil Replacement**
  • Oil Filter Replacement**
  • Fluid level checks and any necessary replenishments are made in accordance with the factory-recommended service intervals for your specific model and model year
  • Tire pressure is checked and corrected
  • Brake components are inspected
  • The maintenance counter will be reset
  • The cabin dust/combination filter is replaced

Again, in addition to the above services, we will adhere to all required elements listed by model and model year as they are indicated on the corresponding service sheet for Mercedes-Benz Maintenance Systems in Canada.

How Are Service A and Service B Intervals Different?

The main difference Sault Ste. Marie drivers will notice between Mercedes-Benz Service A and Mercedes-Benz Service B is their recommended time intervals. Service A is recommended after 1 year or 20,000 km, while Service B is recommended after 2 years or 40,000 km. The service tasks carried out during each interval are highly similar, with the addition of a cabin air filter exchange for Service B. Additionally, some CLA and GLA AMG® models will require an engine air filter exchange during Service B.

Learn More About Maintenance With Mercedes-Benz of Sudbury!

If you would like to schedule your next service appointment or inquire about the Mercedes-Benz Service A cost^ and Mercedes-Benz Service B cost^, we encourage you to contact us. Our team is well-versed in Mercedes-Benz service information, and we’re always happy to assist!

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    *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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