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C43 Coupe first service

Discussion in 'AMG' started by Ts99, Oct 3, 2018.

  1. Ts99

    Ts99 Senior Member

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    Hi All,

    The merc has got its first service with Mercedes - only £350 odd but do i question them about any software upgrades or anything?

    Thanks
     
  2. Wighty

    Wighty Senior Member

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    They should do that as part of the service buddy . But it would never hurt to mention it when you drop it off if it's going to bother you
     
  3. bembo449

    bembo449 Senior Member

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    they will probably only drop the oil and fit a new filter so 350 quid isn't cheap really o_O
     
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    Ts99

    Ts99 Senior Member

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    Get the most out of my money i suppose!

    I know i know, but what can i do eh? When you go to sell 'Main dealer service history' is a big positive

    Putting 2 new tyres on the front before it goes in, cant imagine how much they would charge! £402 for 2 front conti's (run flats) fitted - 225 40 r19 v xl :(
     
  5. EmilysDad

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    Is it? :rolleyes:
     
  6. Wabby

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    You would be surprised.

    They quoted me less than any other tyre shop locally when mine went in - I refused as was at 2.2mm - A few months later it cost me an extra £25 a corner to get them done more local to me.
     
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    Really good value Oil change!!!!!
     
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    Ts99

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    What would you guys do though, the car is coming up to a year old so gotta keep it all with Mercedes havent i?
     
  10. JBell

    JBell Senior Member

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    Ask other dealers, get what the service involves
     
  11. Blobcat

    Blobcat Moderator

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    I'd most likely service it with Mercedes, they will do any software upgrades whilst they have it, I had loads on mine including lots of technical updates as it was a new model at the time.
     
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    To put it into context when I put my details into that link my next service will be:

    "A" Service costing £243.61

    Which consists of:

    Change engine oil and oil filter (not applicable for electric vehicles)
    Check charging cable and vehicle socket for mechanical damage (Hybrid & Electric)
    Check brake fluid level
    Correct and note down tyre pressure
    Check/correct spare tyre pressure (equipment specific)
    Check TIREFIT tyre sealant (equipment specific)
    Check first aid kit
    Check luggage compartment illumination for proper operation
    Check/correct windcreen washer fluid
    Check lamps in the instrument cluster and interior illumination for proper operation
    Check ex-factory driving aids (equipment specific)
    Fill up or replace vial of perfume atomizer (equipment specific)
    Fill up Ad®Blue tank (equipment specific, after consultation with customer)
    Check coolant level
    Check all visible parts in engine compartment for damage and leaks
    Check visible area of auxiliary belt for wear (if applicable)
    Check all visible parts of vehicle underside for damage and leaks
    Check condition of steering and tie rods
    Check condition of front axle and front axle ball joints
    Check condition of propeller shaft and flex disks
    Check condition of rear axle and rear axle ball joints
    Check condition of suspension struts or shock absorbers and springs
    Check tyres for damage and crack formation

    PLUS

    Brake Fluid £98.59
    Air Filters £165.84
    Fuel Filter £184.26

    Total of £692.30

    Somewhat of a p**s take on Air filters as they cost £65 to buy direct from Newcastle MB and take 10 mins to change
     
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    Even more of a bargain on air filters when they appear on the invoice, but upon checking the "new" filters, they appear decidedly "old"...!
     
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    At which point you have them over a barrel - Why not penetrate?
     
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    Cos they never had the courtesy to reply! (I was already in "discussion" with them about something else. Funnily enough, that was the last time they touched my car!
     
  17. me_amg

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    See my post here -

    http://forums.mercedesclub.org.uk/i...ealer-cheaper-than-indie.171342/#post-1658102
     
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    Change engine oil and oil filter (not applicable for electric vehicles)
    Check charging cable and vehicle socket for mechanical damage (Hybrid & Electric)
    Check brake fluid level
    Correct and note down tyre pressure
    Check/correct spare tyre pressure (equipment specific)
    Check TIREFIT tyre sealant (equipment specific)
    Check first aid kit
    Check luggage compartment illumination for proper operation
    Check/correct windcreen washer fluid
    Check lamps in the instrument cluster and interior illumination for proper operation
    Check ex-factory driving aids (equipment specific)
    Fill up or replace vial of perfume atomizer (equipment specific)
    Fill up Ad®Blue tank (equipment specific, after consultation with customer)
    Check coolant level
    Check all visible parts in engine compartment for damage and leaks
    Check visible area of auxiliary belt for wear (if applicable)
    Check all visible parts of vehicle underside for damage and leaks
    Check condition of steering and tie rods
    Check condition of front axle and front axle ball joints
    Check condition of propeller shaft and flex disks
    Check condition of rear axle and rear axle ball joints
    Check condition of suspension struts or shock absorbers and springs
    Check tyres for damage and crack formation

    PLUS
    Replace dust filter £32.16

    There also charging £50 for a loan car!

    Looking above its mostly just checking, thought the computer does that!
     
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    Takes the p**s somewhat!!!!!

    The rest of the items are exactly the same so I take it they will be for every car
     
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    I agree, people who don't really know cars will always appreciate main dealer servicing. I did when I bought mine. I've learned a lot from this forum and now take all the 'recommended work' to MBS in Southampton but by having the basic service done with the main dealer, I preserve mobilo cover. Probably a bit expensive but I'm keeping a foot in each camp.
     
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