I just finished putting together my "Service Records" binder for tracking maintenance on my SLK 320. I thought I would share with everyone what I have in my binder, and provide the documents for anyone with a 170 that would like to do the same.
First things first, what to put it in... I chose a white 1" 3 ring binder with clear pockets on the outside (to allow me to insert my own custom cover and binder) and a pocket on each inside cover.
I followed this by several copies (all currently blank) of the Model 170 "SERVICE SHEET for Flexible Service Systems (FSS)". The document is attached to this post. I also wanted a document to track "non-standard" maintenance - such as new tires, replacing Crank Shaft Position Sensors, etc... For this I created the attached "R170 Maintenance worksheet.pdf".
I struggled with how I would include receipts with the FSS or Maintenance worksheet for several days, and decided that it made most sense to three hole punch them and include them immediately behind the respective FSS or Maintenance sheet. I followed these with a few expandable pockets to hold the original window sticker, bill of sale, and data card for the car... and miscellaneous other documents (as needed).
All in all I am very happy with the end product. I hope the attached docs and links serve others equally well. ...and feedback is welcome.
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