I thought I'd post up my repair and maintenace costs since acquiring the car in December 2009. It might be of interest to current or prospective owners of the W210 E320 Cdi. Previous service history as stamped in the book prior to my ownership: Car registered new on 04/03/2002 1st service at 11,771 miles ; 11/04/03 2nd service at 19,364 miles ; 03/03/04 3rd service at 30,210 miles ; 19/05/05 4th service at 42,117 miles ; 21/05/06 5th service at 54,316 miles ; 16/07/07 6th service at 69,112 miles ; 11/02/08 7th service at 83,417 miles ; 23/03/09 Now on to my records: 09/12/2009 ; Headlamp aim all over the place plus a rear bulb blown: £62.97 18/12/2009 ; 90,904 miles, car running too cold, new thermostat and coolant: £160.00 23/12/2009 ; 4 new tyres, Avon 235/45 ZR17 £347.30 13/02/2010 ; WIM geometery check, unable to adjust as broken front spring £30.00 06/05/2010 ; Pierburg MAS from ECP, self fitted £53.42 08/03/2010 ; 92,592 miles, B service at MB Indy, 2xbelt pulleys and V belt, pollen filter. Advisory: requires 2 bottom arms & alternator pulley £348.21 30/03/2010 ; 93,424 miles, replace 2 x front lower arms, 2 x front springs, 2 x drop links, alternator pulley, reseat NSR spring £626.85 21/05/2010 ; 94,908 miles, replace plastic fuel lines and clips as leaking £200.70 20/08/2010 ; 97,271 miles, breakdown! Recovered from jct 18 on M4, blue smoke from rear and high temperature. Recover back home. No charge (passenger friend was in AA, (bought her a few drinks) 27/08/2010 ; 97,278 miles, replace water pump as pulley seized, plus new V belt as heat damaged, new thermostat, 2 x pulleys and coolant £489.97 18/10/2010 ; Disabled EGR as per [thread=68928]this thread[/thread] (page 11) under £20.00 inc tools bought 22/10/2010 ; 98,133 miles, MoT FAIL. Blocked washer jets, front side lamp bulb. Three advisories: Front tyres close to limit, rear brake hose slightly deteriorated. 4 wheel alignment (separate request) £85.14 12/02/2011 ; visited tyre specialist for geometry check, unable to do as no camber bolts, noticed very hot NSF brake disc, possibly seized caliper, carried out remove-refit of pad and cleaned caliper £30.00 26/02/2011 ; 100,728 miles, WIM full geometry adjustment with 3 camber bolts £222.00 10/03/2011 ; 2 x Uniroyal Rainsport2 front tyres £204.24 27/05/2011 ; Excessive brake pad dust on NSR wheel, both front calipers cleaned plus 2 front discs fitted £180.02 07/07/2011 ; 104,488 miles, Viscous coupling seized, part bought from ECP, garage fitted £127.05 I have a few outstanding jobs I'd like to sort too. I have a service due soon-ish so I think I'll have the transmission fluid replaced at the same time as there's no record of it ever being done. Rust! Have a [thread=82193]look here[/thread] I haven't got around to estimates yet. OSF headlamp has broken mounts. Been offered a 2nd hand one for £150 from a member on here (it's Xenon). And excessive fuel consumption, in my opinion, 28-35 mpg is too low. Still scratching my head on that one.