How to Check and add Steering oil to a Mercedes Benz A160
How to Check and add Steering oil to a Mercedes Benz A160
Open the hood and find the reservoir for the power-steering fluid. It will probably be labeled on the cap. If not, look near the belts for a pulley-driven pump with a plastic or metal reservoir on top.
Check the fluid level. The cap will have a small dipstick attached if the reservoir isn't see-through. Wipe the dipstick clean with a rag and put the cap back on. Remove the cap and check the level on the dipstick. Your car may have both full hot and full cold indicators, as the fluid level will vary depending on whether the engine is cold or hot.
Add power-steering fluid as needed, using a funnel to avoid spilling. If the engine is hot, fill to the hot line. If the engine is cold, fill to the cold line.
Put the reservoir cap back on
Mercedes Benz A-class W168 Development
Production of the W168 A-Class began in 1997. It was also the first front
wheel drive passenger car from Mercedes-Benz. Its front engine, front wheel
drive layout was quite unusual for Mercedes. To date, more than one million
units have been sold worldwide.
One innovation of the W168 was a frontal-impact absorption system called
the "Sandwich" (see patents DE4326 9 and DE4400132 in the name of
Mercedes-Benz). In the event of a violent frontal impact, the engine and
transmission would slide underneath the floor below the pedals rather than
entering the passenger compartment.
The W168 became infamous in 1997 after flipping over during the traditional
"moose test" performed by the Swedish automobile publication Teknikens
Värld. According to the report, the W168 overturned when maneuvering to
avoid the "moose". Mercedes initially denied the problem, but then took the
surprising step of recalling all units sold to date (2,600) and suspending
distribution until the problem was solved by adding electronic stability
control and modifying the suspension. This marked the world premiere of
stability control in a small car. Nevertheless, the W168 A-Class was voted
the worst-handling car in Britain in the Top Gear Survey 2007 (completed by
owners of the vehicles).
As a result of the suspension stiffening described above, the ride on the
W168 is very firm; this combined with the short wheelbase makes this car
very jittery over rough surfaces. This is not a problem with the long
wheelbase version of the car.
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How to Flush Your Power Steering Fluid
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In this video, I explain how to flush power steering fluid using fresh
fluid, a siphon pump (a turkey baster works just fine). This job should be
done every 30,000 miles, or 50000 km and should take less than 20 minutes
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these procedures. I do this to help you, the car owner, and cannot assume
responsibility for any problems. Please use this information to help
yourself, good luck, and take care.
1999 Mercedes-Benz A Class Review
Ian Royle reviews the 1999 Mercedes-Benz A Class, and tests it's
performance and handling as well as testing it on it's practicality. He has
a lot of praise for the A Class's design as it's very unique, but also
describes some of it's drawbacks.
Changing The Power Steering Filter & Fluid On A BMW
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In this DIY and How-To video, we'll show you how to change the power
steering fluid and filter on a later model BMW or MINI. Follow along as we
replace the reservoir/filter and flush the fluid on a 2001 330xi,
The power steering fluid and filter are one of the most overlooked
preventive maintenance areas on most BMWs and MINIs. (Think about it --
when did you ever changed the power steering fluid on any vehicle?) On
BMWs, this system provides Boost not
just for the steering but often for the power brakes and self-leveling
suspensions, as well. Time and time again, we'll look at the power steering
fluid in a BMW or MINI and it is filthy! (Running on old, degraded fluid
will shorten the useful life of the steering rack/gearbox, brake Booster, fluid pump, etc.) The fluid should be
bright, clear red or, depending on the application, just clean and clear
One of the reasons this system gets overlooked is that there is no direct
provision for changing the fluid; therefore the job is a bit more tedious.
But it is not so tedious that it should be ignored. We recommend a biennial
(every other year) or 50,000-mile fluid change for the power Boost system. Additionally, most systems have
a fluid filter incorporated into the fluid reservoir. (A lot of mechanics
do not even know that this filter exists!) Change the filter when changing
the fluid. (This is also a great time to replace any leaking power steering
hoses.) There are three different fluids used in BMWs and MINIs; the
correct fluid is typically noted on a label on the reservoir cap. We can
assist in determining the proper filter and fluid for your BMW or MINI.
Fluid transfer pump:
Hose clamp driver:
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Power steering fluid (Dexron-III, in this case):
Power steering reservoir/filter:
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the challenges that our customers will be facing in the future. Our aim
therefore is to press forward with readying this technology for the market
and to bring it to series-production standard. I am convinced that this
will open up a whole new business perspective for Daimler Trucks."
The technology of tomorrow is already a reality at Daimler Trucks, in the
shape of the Mercedes-Benz Future Truck 2025. The autonomously driving
truck was presented on the eve of the 65th International Motor Show for
commercial vehicles in Hanover, Germany. Its perfect synthesis of
technology and design means: The Future Truck 2025 is more than simply a
new truck; it is a key component of the transport system of the future. For
the Mercedes-Benz Future Truck 2025 is sparing on resources, reduces
emissions of all types, ensures maximum road traffic safety and increases
the level of networking in road transport. Goods traffic in the future will
be safer, more efficient and more connected as a result. The Future Truck
2025 thus marks a revolution for road traffic and its infrastructure, the
truck driving profession and the haulage industry as a whole.
Work continues to take the Future Truck 2025 towards market maturity -
series production on the horizon
The Mercedes-Benz Future Truck 2025 is far more than a remote vision. The
truck should be on our roads in ten years' time. Many of its technological
elements are already available and ready to use.
"This truck provides compelling answers to the challenges that our
customers will be facing in the future. Our aim therefore is to press
forward with readying this technology for the market and to bring it to
series-production standard," said Dr Wolfgang Bernhard, Daimler Board
Member for Trucks and Buses, at the presentation of the innovative vehicle
in Hanover. "What we are showing here today is how the transport of goods
on our roads will be running more efficient, safer and more connected in
ten years' time. I am convinced that this will open up a whole new business
perspective for Daimler Trucks ," added Bernhard.
10 Min Automatic Transmission Fluid Flush + Replacement (Most Cars)
Ever wanted to do a complete Automatic Transmission Service with a Fluid
Flush and Fluid Change! Well now you can do it in 10 Minutes! This DIY is
super easy really fast and ridiculously cheap. The reason we didn't change
the filter is because the filter on this transmission is internal and you
would have to take apart the transmission to get to it. There is a a
filter for the shift solenoid that can be cleaned to improve shifting.
There is a small black round filter for the transmission, its under the air
box near the solenoid that could be changed if you want to be more
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