What is Mercedes-Benz Service B?

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Just like your usual check engine light, the Mercedes-Benz Flexible Service System displays two wrench icons when it’s time for Service B*. But what does Service B mean on a Mercedes-Benz, and is Mercedes-Benz B service necessary for West Chester drivers? The service center at Mercedes-Benz of West Chester answers these questions and more related to Service B below!

What Does Service B Mean on a Mercedes-Benz? 

After your first 20,000 miles and for every 20,000 miles on Cincinnati roads after that, you’ll see the Service B lights. So, is Mercedes-Benz B Service necessary? This scheduled service is part of a plan to inspect and replace vital engine components in your vehicle, such as: 

  • Synthetic Motor Oil Replacement**
  • Oil Filter Replacement**
  • All fluid level checks and corrections are dependent on factory-recommended service intervals for your vehicle’s year and model
  • Tire inflation check and correction
  • Brake component inspection
  • Reset maintenance counter
  • Cabin dust/combination filter replacement
  • Brake fluid exchange

What is the Difference Between Service A and Service B? 

You may ask, “What does Service B mean on a Mercedes-Benz?”, but it’s just as common to wonder about the difference between Mercedes-Benz Service A and Service B. You’ll know you need Mercedes-Benz Service A when you see a single wrench icon on your dash. This should appear at the first 10,000-mile marker and every subsequent 10 miles. 

While they share some inspection benchmarks, Service A is generally less comprehensive than Service B, requiring fewer replacements. But the question, “Is Mercedes-Benz B service necessary?” and the question, “Is Mercedes-Benz Service A necessary?” have the same answer: yes! You won’t regret keeping your vehicle components in good shape. 

How Much is Mercedes-Benz Service B? 

Now, onto one of the most important questions: how much is Mercedes-Benz Service B? Mercedes-Benz is proud of their vehicles, which is why pre-paid maintenance programs and the Mercedes-Benz Warranty cover many essential services. Out of pocket, the comprehensive service on Mercedes-Benz Service B costs about $400, although prices vary by model***. 

Mercedes-Benz experts often include parts of Service B among their specials for Oxford drivers, so make sure to look for savings opportunities.

Get Expert Service at Mercedes-Benz of West Chester

There’s your standard Monroe or West Chester-area garage, and then there’s the dedicated Mercedes-Benz experts at Mercedes-Benz of West Chester. Our service center knows these machines well, and we love sharing our knowledge with service FAQs. So, how much is Mercedes-Benz Service B? Schedule service online or contact us today and find out!

*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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