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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 08-07-2005, 10:03 AM Thread Starter
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In the past year, I have had 3 new CDI's. I have always driven a Mercedes, either gas or diesel, but have never had more problems than with these three cars!
-Windshield replaced due to a prizm in line of view.
-Tele aid module replaced 3 times
-Instrument cluster 2 times.
-Fuel sending unit
-Engine management system
-Sunroof switch 2 times
-Brake system recall
-Transmission Module
-Dynamic seat replacement 3 times
-Constant missing at low rpms through all gears (told to use shell diesel...after 4 weeks in the shop)(all three cars did this after 5K miles, no explantion on any of them for this problem)
All of these problems were with the last car I bought new and put 17K highway miles on in 5 months.
I hated like all ----, to finally make the switch, but bought an LS430 Sport, which is exciting as dry toast, but I have had no problems in 14K miles.
Its a total shame that MB quality has plunged into the ranks of Korean cars. I have a 94E320 Cabrio with 40K miles, no problems other than new brakes and services. Lets hope we can get back to the quality of past models.
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 08-07-2005, 01:49 PM
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RE: Problematic

Do you have a Lemon Law in your jurisdiction?

It sounds like you're an excellent candidate.

Just a thought[:(!]

Mike

Now: 2010 GLK350 4Matic Then: 2003 C320 4Matic, 2006 E320 CDI, 2000 E320, 1994 E320, 1991 190E, 1985 300D, 1983 300D


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