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Need CARFAX Please

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Could anyone please be so kind as to run Carfax for VIN


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Don't have Carfax, but here's the data sheet:

Model E420
Chassis 2100721A255708
Engine 119985 12 011765
Transmission 722625 00 133460
Order 0 7 704 46256
Delivery date 26.09.96
Dealer United States (USA) (704)
Interior leather mushroom / quartz / pebble (205)
702 smoke silver metallic (с 01.01.1983)
242 right front seat electrically adjustable with memory feature. only applicable to series w 210 when installed in conjunction with code 275. (с 01.03.1983)

249 automatically dipping inside rear view mirror (с 01.06.1990)

251 radio MB-Exquisit - USA (с 01.07.1992)

265 installation parts kit and connecting cable harness for TeKaDe BSA 31s car phone with one set
elimination of lettering elegance/sport/esprit
omission of line logo elegance/sport/esprit/classic (с 01.02.1993)
Becker radio set Mexico, stereo

275 front seat positioned lower
memory package (driver's seat, steering column, mirror) (с 01.10.1993)

414 electric tilting/sliding roof in glass version (с 01.10.1988)

431 headrest for center rear seat
3-point seat belt and 3rd headrest in centre rear (с 01.10.1993)

461 instrument with mileage reading and english lettering (с 01.04.1990)

494 California version
version for USA/California/Canada (с 01.01.1996)

524 paintcoat preservation (с 01.01.1964)

543 sun visor with vanity mirror, illuminated, left and right (с 01.11.1978)

551 anti-theft warning system (с 01.11.1978 по 31.03.1998)

611 courtesy lamps for front and rear doors, with W124 also for central doors/W202 front doors only (с 01.11.1978)

634 elimination of first aid box (с 01.08.1977)

636 elimination of warning triangle (с 01.03.1973)

659 light alloy wheels -5-holes (avantgarde design) (с 01.10.1994)


807 Change of year of model, last figure shows new model year

810 loudspeaker, sound package
sound package (bose) (с 01.12.1986)

955 extension tube on the roof, front
equipment package elegance (с 01.11.1991)

987 battery cut-off switch for vehicles to be shipped (с 01.02.1993)

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This is a consumer guide automotive on your vehicle... I prefer carfax too, but this is what I paid for....

hope it helps.


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Vehicle Snapshot
Vehicle 1997 Mercedes-Benz E Class E420W
Body Style 4 Door Sedan
Country of Manufacture Germany
Vehicle History Checklist
Vehicle Description WDBJF72F5VA255708
Title Check No records found
Problem Check No records found
Odometer Check No records found
Vehicle Information Records found
Full History Records found
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Your vehicle checks out!

Abandoned No Abandoned Records Found
Damaged No Damaged Records Found
Fire Damage No Fire Damage Records Found
Grey Market No Grey Market Records Found
Hail Damage No Hail Damage Records Found
Insurance Loss No Insurance Loss Records Found
Junk No Junk Records Found
Rebuilt/Rebuildable No Rebuilt/Rebuildable Records Found
Salvage No Salvage Records Found

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NHTSA Crash Test Vehicle No NHTSA Crash Test Vehicle Records Found
Fire Damage Incident No Fire Damage Incident Records Found
Frame Damage No Frame Damage Records Found
Major Damage No Major Damage Records Found
Manufacturer Buyback/Lemon No Manufacturer Buyback/Lemon Records Found
Manufacturer Buyback/Lemon No Manufacturer Buyback/Lemon Records Found
Odometer Problem No Odometer Problem Records Found
Salvage Auction No Salvage Auction Records Found
Water Damage No Water Damage Records Found

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Problems Found!

Accident Data No Accident Data Records Found
Corrected Title Corrected Title Records Found
Driver Education No Driver Education Records Found
Duplicate Title Duplicate Title Records Found
Emission/Safety Inspection Emission/Safety Inspection Records Found
Livery Use No Livery Use Records Found
Government Use No Government Use Records Found
Police Use No Police Use Records Found
Rental/Fleet No Rental/Fleet Records Found
Repossessed No Repossessed Records Found
Taxi Use No Taxi Use Records Found
Theft No Theft Records Found

Vehicle History Records Powered by AutoCheck
We have searched the Experian Automotive National Vehicle Database of insurance, DMV, and auto auction information and found the following 26 records for this 1997 MERCEDES-BENZ E CLASS E420W. Note the highlighted rows for potential issues that could affect the value of this vehicle.

Date Location Mileage Description
1996-10-28 FL
odometer reading from dmv
1996-11-01 boca raton, FL
registration event/renewal
1996-11-06 boca raton, FL
1997-06-24 FL
passed emission inspection
1997-07-01 boca raton, FL
registration event/renewal
1998-05-08 FL
passed emission inspection
1998-05-19 boca raton, FL
registration event/renewal
1999-06-16 FL
passed emission inspection
1999-06-22 boca raton, FL
registration event/renewal
2000-06-06 FL
passed emission inspection
2000-06-16 boca raton, FL
registration event/renewal
2001-06-21 boca raton, FL
registration event/renewal
2002-01-22 hialeah, FL
2002-01-22 hialeah, FL
registration event/renewal
2002-04-18 hialeah, FL
registration event/renewal
2003-06-21 hialeah, FL
registration event/renewal
2003-12-20 FL
odometer reading from dmv
2004-02-06 hialeah, FL
2004-02-06 hialeah, FL
duplicate title
2004-02-06 hialeah, FL
corrected title
2004-06-01 philadelphia, PA
2004-06-17 philadelphia, PA
registration event/renewal
2005-03-15 philadelphia, PA
2005-03-15 philadelphia, PA
registration event/renewal
2006-08-19 philadelphia, PA
2006-08-19 philadelphia, PA
registration event/renewal

Glossary of Descriptions Found for This Vehicle (full glossary)
Description Full Definition

Odometer Reading from DMV Odometer reading recorded by the state Department of Motor Vehicles.
Renewal Vehicle had registration renewal event reported by state DMV.
Title Vehicle had title registration event reported by state DMV.
Passed Emission Inspection Vehicle passed the state emission inspection.
Duplicate Title Vehicle had a duplicate title issued by DMV.
Corrected Title Vehicle had a corrected title issued by DMV.
Consumer Guide(R) Vehicle History Report
Highlights from our Editors' Review of the 1996-2002 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
The following summary includes recall and trouble spot information for several model years of this vehicle. Only information labeled "1996-2002" applies to this vehicle.
Consumer Guide Rating
Best Buy

Acceleration (gas engines), Ride/handling, Build quality, Quietness

Fuel economy (except diesel), Instruments/controls, Price
Road Test Scores
Performance 6
Fuel Economy 5
Ride Quality 8
Steering/Handling/Braking 6
Quietness 8
Controls/Materials 6
Interior Room 8
Room/Comfort (rear) 6
Cargo Capacity 4
Value within Class 7
(all scores out of 10)

NHTSA Safety Ratings
(all scores out of 5)
Consumer Guide(R) Vehicle History Report
Check with the seller to ensure that the recall work was completed on these items.

1996: Drive-belt pulley on some cars can break.

1997: Some passenger vehicles have experienced side airbag deployments in the absence of a crash.

1999: Due to the installation of an incorrect clamp, the side airbag may not deploy fully in a collision.

Trouble Spots Consumer Guide(R) Vehicle History Report
Check for these possible problems when test-driving and inspecting this vehicle.

Dashboard lights: A malfunction in the fuel-tank pressure sensor or the purge-control valve (or both) will cause the check-engine light to come on. (1997-98)

Headlights: Headlight and parking-light bulbs burn out prematurely on E300 models and a kit with new sockets and bulbs is available. (1996-97)

Repair Costs Consumer Guide(R) Vehicle History Report
Wondering what it will cost to fix this car if something goes wrong? Here are some commonly repaired items on all cars and how much it would cost to fix each item on a 1996-2002 Mercedes-Benz E-Class. (Note: this information is general and does not represent repairs that the specific vehicle listed may require.)

Commonly Repaired Item Typical Replacement Cost
A/C Compressor $390
Alternator $480
Automatic Transmission or Transaxle $1,190
Brakes $330
Constant Velocity Joints $845
Exhaust System $845
Radiator $440
Shocks and/or Struts $1,630
Timing Chain or Belt $710
Important Disclaimers
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