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This is intended as a guide to the service requirements of
It contains all necessary instructions concerning service
intervals and operations which have to be carried out.
Scope and frequency of maintenance work primarily
depend on the vehicle’s operating conditions. In the
interest of maintaining the vehicle’s operating safety, the
specified work should be performed regularly and in
Our vehicles are subject to ongoing development. Tech-
nical progress may also affect the scope of service work
“Daily vehicle checks” before starting a journey are the
responsibility of the driver.
The DaimlerChrysler Corporation Dealer network is at
your disposal for maintenance work. Each of these work-
shops has the equipment and tools, the specially trained,
skilled and experienced personnel and receives regular
technical instruction from DaimlerChrysler Corporation
to ensure that your vehicle is inspected and maintained
thoroughly and in accordance with the latest procedures.
Please follow the instructions given in this Owner’s
Manual and ensure that they are observed, even if you
hand the vehicle over to a third party for use or care. By
not observing these instructions you may void your
If the specified oil and maintenance services are not
carried out regularly or at the time intervals specified, a
decision as to the validity of a warranty claim can only be
made after DaimlerChrysler Corporation has investi-
gated your claim.
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