W211 c service

pomm001

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My 220 E class says it needs a 'c' service
before i start to ring around anyone got any idea of cost at MB the mileage is getting close to 100 k

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There will be a big difference between the dealer cost and an indie cost unless you MB dealer will match their price
 

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It all depends on what your car needs. There doesn't seem to be any hard and fast rules as some items are mileage dependant and some age related.
So whilst you can get a basic quote for a C service, it can double by the time you include an air filter, combination filter, brake fluid, coolant change, gearbox oil and filters.... the list goes on.
Dealer prices can seem ok on a basic quote but I found that the difference for a brake fluid change between the dealer and an indie was over £100 so the differences overall soon rack up.
My quotes (for reference) for my C service 2 weeks ago (211 E270cdi 80k) was
Dealer 1 £525
Dealer 2 £632 (so worth ringing a few local dealers)
Indie £333 (came in at £327 when I went to pay)
That was inclusive of a brake fluid change and a new air filter.
 
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It all depends on what your car needs. There doesn't seem to be any hard and fast rules as some items are mileage dependant and some age related.
So whilst you can get a basic quote for a C service, it can double by the time you include an air filter, combination filter, brake fluid, coolant change, gearbox oil and filters.... the list goes on.
Dealer prices can seem ok on a basic quote but I found that the difference for a brake fluid change between the dealer and an indie was over £100 so the differences overall soon rack up.
My quotes (for reference) for my C service 2 weeks ago (211 E270cdi 80k) was
Dealer 1 £525
Dealer 2 £632 (so worth ringing a few local dealers)
Indie £333 (came in at £327 when I went to pay)
That was inclusive of a brake fluid change and a new air filter.

Funny how much difference there is between main dealers
so far my quote has been £299.00 fully inclusive for the service.........
plus, and there always is one £80.00 fuel filter and £30 combination filter
waiting for a couple of others to get back to me
Any good indies in either the leicester area ( tried prestige in leicester and had very mixed results ) or around the dagenham area

many thanks
 

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For my E320CDI I was quoted £680 initially for a C service, I paid them £390 after discussions.
 


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