Locating OEM-Approved HV Tools: Mercedes-Benz

When researching procedures for disabling a high-voltage (HV) vehicle, you may notice that many of the procedures require the use of specific tools. Some of them are OEM-specific tools or scan tools. Often identifying and locating where to purchase these specific tools can be difficult.

The RTS team is researching how to find these tools to make it easier for technicians performing these tasks. As we research the location of these special tools, we are compiling the information in a series of OEM-specific articles.

Tools and equipment needed are identified in vehicle-specific service manuals. Mercedes-Benz HV tools can be found using the following steps:

  1. Go to mbusassep.com
  2. Click Equipment (top of webpage)
  3. Click EV Equipment (left menu)
  4. Select a category to find recommended items

In this category, you find tools like HV DVOM, personal protection equipment (PPE), battery lifting tables and more.

When disabling Mercedes-Benz high-voltage systems, the use of an HV DVOM is typically used. Always follow OEM procedures when repairing HV vehicles. Make sure to check procedures for the required tools and procedures to help ensure a complete, safe, and quality repair.

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