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Old 11-19-2006, 08:07 PM   #1 (permalink)
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can anyone tell me what service d includes?when i called mb here in cincy i was told,and i quote "thats a big service job.we do alot of stuff and it's roughly $1100." because of this answer i am now driving 2 hours away to the nearest dealer out of cincy.unbelievable.
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Old 11-20-2006, 05:38 AM   #2 (permalink)
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can anyone tell me what service d includes?when i called mb here in cincy i was told,and i quote "thats a big service job.we do alot of stuff and it's roughly $1100." because of this answer i am now driving 2 hours away to the nearest dealer out of cincy.unbelievable.
Who knows?? You will need to step thru the FSS and see which service items are due.

Here's some reading material which will help you determine what needs to be done. At this point, all that anyone can tell you is the job is approx 4 hrs to complete.

Regards,
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P.S. Don't experiment with FSS because you'll mess it up -- just look at the service items.
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Old 11-20-2006, 08:50 AM   #3 (permalink)
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What's "unvelievable" is people who buy Mercedes and then are "surprised" that maintenance is expensive.
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Old 11-20-2006, 02:22 PM   #4 (permalink)
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4 hours at 120 an hour, leaves alot in parts. How many miles does the vehicle have on it? If you ever question the dealer, seek out an Indy that specializes in MB and get a second opinion.
Dealer told me a year ago I needed a timing chain for my S500, quoted 745.00. Actual problem was a worn idler .. they make mistakes.
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Old 11-20-2006, 10:40 PM   #5 (permalink)
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not suprised by the price,but by the attitude and runaround answer.
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Old 11-21-2006, 05:44 AM   #6 (permalink)
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not suprised by the price,but by the attitude and runaround answer.
It seems that the "attitude and runaround answer" is what angers most people on these forums. With all the problems these cars are having, many dealers are not helping the MB image.

I hope those files I posted will help you.

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Old 11-26-2006, 05:19 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Who knows?? You will need to step thru the FSS and see which service items are due.

Here's some reading material which will help you determine what needs to be done. At this point, all that anyone can tell you is the job is approx 4 hrs to complete.

Regards,
paul....

P.S. Don't experiment with FSS because you'll mess it up -- just look at the service items.
HI Ya:
of all the posts i find
yours has real world info i can use
now if only i can figure out why my cigar lighter doesnt work when the fuse is good?? but i digress
Thanks for the files and the warning not to mess with the FSS.
thats the story of my life; i have all the tools and make the mistake thinking they know more than i do about mechanix
much obliged,
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Old 11-26-2006, 07:16 PM   #8 (permalink)
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HI Ya:
of all the posts i find
yours has real world info i can use
now if only i can figure out why my cigar lighter doesnt work when the fuse is good?? but i digress
Thanks for the files and the warning not to mess with the FSS.
thats the story of my life; i have all the tools and make the mistake thinking they know more than i do about mechanix
much obliged,
Do you own a volt-ohm-ampmeter? If you don't go out and buy one -- there fairly cheap (Sears or Radio Shack) and can help troubleshoot electrical problems in the car and home.

Check to see if you're getting 12 volts from the center of the cigar lighter housing. Then check for ground continuity on the lighter housing shell.

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Old 11-29-2006, 05:49 AM   #9 (permalink)
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what service "D" includes

Service "D" on my 2005 E320 4MATIC at 12,000 miles.

PK112101-M.............112 LUBE MOBIL........*****
007603-014106........RING, GENERAL..........$1.58
000-180-26-09.........OIL FILTER F...............$22.71
001-986-80-71-10....WINDSHIELD W..........$3.44
M0-40...................... MOBIL-1BULK(QTY8)...$47.92
BG110.......................ADVANCED MOA..........$10.95
BG203.......................FUEL TREATMENT........$11.95
SOLV.........................W/W SOLVENT............$2.25

TOTAL PARTS $100.80
TOTAL LABOR $317.95
SHOP SUPPLIES/HAZARDOUS DISPOSAL $47.69
TAX $5.04

GRAND TOTAL $471.98
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Old 11-29-2006, 06:11 AM   #10 (permalink)
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...because of this answer i am now driving 2 hours away to the nearest dealer out of cincy.
I had a problem between here and Louisville and took the car to Tafel Motors. I was satisfied with their service department. I have also heard good things from a guy on here about James Motors in Lexington.

Overall though, I think your best chance of being treated right, is to take your car back to the dealer where you bought it.

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