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Mercedes-Benz A-Class (2012 - 2018)


Complete coverage for your vehicle

Written from hands-on experience gained from the complete strip-down and rebuild of a Mercedes-Benz A-Class, Haynes can help you understand, care for and repair your Mercedes-Benz A-Class. We do it ourselves to help you do-it-yourself, and whatever your mechanical ability, the practical step-by-step explanations, linked to over 900 photos, will help you get the job done right. Regular servicing and maintenance of your Mercedes-Benz A-Class can help maintain its resale value, save you money, and make it safer to drive.

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Choose the Haynes manual that is right for you with our complete comparison guide Printed manualThe original and best, delivered to your door Online manualA feature-loaded digital edition of the original manual
MaintenanceSimple weekly checks and servicing guides to keep you on the road Printed manual Digital manual
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Wiring Easy-to-read electrical diagrams Printed manual Digital manual
Colour photosWhich can be enlarged Printed manual Digital manual
Watch and learn Video tutorials for many common tasks Printed manual Digital manual

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Videos included with this online manual

  • Air filter change
  • Alternator replacement
  • Auxiliary belt replacement
  • Battery removal & replacement
  • Coolant replacement
  • Driveshaft removal and installation
  • Engine oil and filter change
  • Fluid level checks
  • Front brake pads replacement
  • Front suspension strut replacement
  • Fusebox and diagnostic socket locations
  • Headlight bulbs replacement
  • Pollen filter replacement
  • Oxygen sensor replacement
  • Rear brake pads replacement
  • Rear shock absorber replacement
  • Spark plug replacement
  • Starter motor replacement
  • Rear light cluster bulbs replacement
  • Wiper blade replacement

What's covered

What's covered: 

Petrol & Diesel (Hatchback)
W176 Series - commonly known as 'third generation' or 'Mark 3': A160, A180, A200 & A220
Mercedes-Benz A-Class 1.6 litre (1595cc) Sept 2012 - Feb 2018
Mercedes-Benz A-Class 1.5 litre (1461cc) Sept 2012 - Feb 2018
Mercedes-Benz A-Class 1.8 litre (1796cc) Sept 2012 - Feb 2018
Mercedes-Benz A-Class 2.1 litre (2143cc) Sept 2012 - Feb 2018


Does NOT cover 2.0 litre (A250) petrol models, '4Matic' (4WD) transmission, or performance A45 AMG models

Table of contents

Safety First!
Roadside repairs
Chapter 1: Routine maintenance and servicing
Chapter 2: Engine in-car repair procedures
Chapter 3: Cooling, heating and ventilation systems
Chapter 4: Fuel and exhaust systems
Chapter 5: Starting and charging systems
Chapter 6: Engine and emission control systems
Chapter 7: Transmission - manual and semi-automatic
Chapter 8: Clutch and driveshafts
Chapter 9: Braking system
Chapter 10: Suspension and steering
Chapter 11: Bodywork and fittings
Chapter 12: Body electrical systems
Wiring diagrams

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Key features:

  • All colour step-by-step guides for over 200 jobs with 700+ photos
  • Image zoom feature for close-up view of jobs
  • Brand-new “how to” video tutorials covering key repair tasks
  • Print complete sections to take with you into the workshop
  • Troubleshooting section – quickly find the cause of a problem
  • Colour wiring diagrams help track problems quickly and easily
  • Easy search feature – find your job fast
  • Dictionary of automotive terms
  • Quick links to popular DIY tasks and other jobs linked to your task
  • Conversion calculator – imperial and metric units