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Old 02-13-2007, 09:34 AM   #1 (permalink)
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bottom oil pan gasket drip, 1999 ML320

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how long should this take and how much should this cost? will take it to the dealer? thanks.
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I Dont Know But I Have A Ml430 (1999) And It Just Started Leaking Also,,,
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folks,

how long should this take and how much should this cost? will take it to the dealer? thanks.
I would guess a one hour job @ $90.00 per hour (or whatever the rate is in your area) plus a gasket would probably be $150.00 or so. My 2 cents.
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the ml uses a liquid gasket to seal the upper and lower pan. one hour is too little. most dealers, the tech will charge 40% above what warranty pays. I never have done a lower oil pan on a ML, I believe it is like the s class where it is in plain view, unlike the c classes where you have to drop the subframe in order to remove the lower half. my guess is about 3-4 hours.
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