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I have a MB...

I have a MB a200 that I bought new. They re-programmed the computer so I have this warning light every 4 or sis months to take it for a complete US$300 "inspection". My car has jus 14,000 miles and this is becoming ridiculous. Also, it uses sintethic oil but they tell me that I have to change every 5,000 miles. HELP ME, Please...!!!!

Mechanic's Assistant: Just to clarify, what are the exact lights you're talking about?

Message saying that it needs the regular inspection.

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model of your '14 Mercedes?

It is a small A200 MB, years 2014

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?

Never. I have no idea how to change a tire. I believe that the dealer is taking advantage of me because I am a wife.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

The frequency of changing the synthetic oil. I hear that it is supposed to be changed once a year.

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Mercedes Mechanic: Lou P. master tech, Mercedes Technician replied 8 months ago

Hello, the oil is changed every 10,000 miles or 1 year on every mercedes, if you can give me your vin I can triple check the maintenance sheet and give that to you so you can see what you need to exactly do.

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