i have a 01 clk 320 with 96.000 miles on it, its been sitting for almsot 5 years and hasnt been started or anything, what should i do before driving it so i don't mess anything up?

Asked by Jan 04, 2017 at 06:34 PM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Drain and refill all fluids, drain and flush the fuel tank, pump, and lines. New air filter, inspect/replace belts and hoses, inspect/renew brake linings, lubricate all fittings, replace tires if car has been resting on the old ones. Buy a new battery, replace cables if corrosion is present. Some pull the spark plugs and add oil, marvel mystery fluid or a squirt of trans fluid and let it sit for a day to lube up the rings. I might be missing something.

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