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Hello all, I can use some tips

Hello all,
I just bought a 1999 Mercedes Benz 230 SLK. I love the car but did have to get some service done to it. I believe it is essential to keep vehicles well maintained. However, I did not have the work done at a Mercedes dealership.. the closest one is too far away and I used a shop that I have complete confidence in but they are a american car dealership. My problem is that I don't think that they are able or know how to reset the service indicators. Can someone help me with this issue.

Also, being a first time Mercedes owner I would really appreciate any advice or tips on the unique features on this car.

Thank you very much for letting me joining SLKWorld.

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Welcome from California. Do a search of resetting service indicator for the R170.

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Welcome from London via Louisiana! I posted the reset instructions for the R170 and the R171 a while back - 'tis pretty straight forward.



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Okay, the Atlanta group is definitely losing in the numbers department, BUT at least we're helpful. Here is the instruction to reset your service indicator.

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Welcome from New Hampshire

Resetting FSS

1 Turn key to position 2 (before Start)

2 Within 4 seconds press button 1 twice (left of speedo)

3 The present status for days or distance is displayed. Within 10 seconds turn key in steering lock to position 0 ( position where key can be removed).

4 Press and hold button 1, while turning key in steering lock to position 2 again. The present status for days or distance is displayed once more. Continue to hold button 1.

After 10 seconds a signal sounds, and the display shows 15,000 km for 10 seconds.

5 Release button 1.
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Welcome from Canada.

If you have fear they can't reset the indicator then ask them if they are capable

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2nd welcome from NE England.

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