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Luke Stringer

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Hi all.
On my previous introduction thread I was looking at an E350 bit on viewing it had far too many marks on the bodywork for my liking. So kept on looking and 2 days ago I found a nice E250 with full Merc history and the bodywork is near enough perfect. So I snapped it up :)
Its a 2013 62plate with 76k on the clock.
Ill be getting a full service done in January. Is there any preventative maintenance that I should take?
Thanks
 

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Hi all.
On my previous introduction thread I was looking at an E350 bit on viewing it had far too many marks on the bodywork for my liking. So kept on looking and 2 days ago I found a nice E250 with full Merc history and the bodywork is near enough perfect. So I snapped it up :)
Its a 2013 62plate with 76k on the clock.
Ill be getting a full service done in January. Is there any preventative maintenance that I should take?
Thanks
Check the gearbox service schedule , may be 75k on that model ?
 

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Hi all.
On my previous introduction thread I was looking at an E350 bit on viewing it had far too many marks on the bodywork for my liking. So kept on looking and 2 days ago I found a nice E250 with full Merc history and the bodywork is near enough perfect. So I snapped it up :)
Its a 2013 62plate with 76k on the clock.
Ill be getting a full service done in January. Is there any preventative maintenance that I should take?
Thanks
Hello from another E250 owner.
Things I have come across in 4 years of ownership and some are common issues that I haven't had.
Watch for timing chain rattle (haven't had)
Inlet manifold issues (had)
Exhaust/pressure sensors (had)
Waterpump leak (had)
Fuel filter housing leak (just sorted)

Other than that the car is solid and pulls like a train.
You'll love it.
 
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Luke Stringer

Luke Stringer

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Hello from another E250 owner.
Things I have come across in 4 years of ownership and some are common issues that I haven't had.
Watch for timing chain rattle (haven't had)
Inlet manifold issues (had)
Exhaust/pressure sensors (had)
Waterpump leak (had)
Fuel filter housing leak (just sorted)

Other than that the car is solid and pulls like a train.
You'll love it.
Thanks for the heads up. What i have noticed is there sounds like a high pitch sort of rattle from left front of the engine. Only goes when engine is warm.. is this like what you have experienced? Should I be contacting the garage that I got it from?
 

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Thanks for the heads up. What i have noticed is there sounds like a high pitch sort of rattle from left front of the engine. Only goes when engine is warm.. is this like what you have experienced? Should I be contacting the garage that I got it from?
Best thing is to take a video of it and upload it on here. I can compare it against my car. Plus loads super knowledgeable folk on here will have an unput.
 
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Luke Stringer

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Ill get my mechanic guy do have a listen when he does the service and if he thinks there's an issue that isn't an easy fix ill get it back to the dealer
 


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