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Re: Aftermarket Warranty for VS - What do you reckon?
The Merc is still under its 3-year warranty (as its a 2008 car).
But me, being me - have already been looking around, and at this moment in time, this is the one I'd go with.
MB labour rates are very high (try £500-odd pounds for an interim service), so I'd probably go for as high a rate as I would think the price justifies.
But, as I said before - it really depends on how long you plan on keeping the car.
Water ingress apart, yours has been good (probably a lot better than mine ever was), so if you are keeping it for a year tops - I wouldn't bother if things have been good so far. But, if you plan on keeping the VS beyond this point - then a sound safety net is an aid to a good night's sleep.
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2005 FIAT Ducato 2.8JTD LWB Gran Volume, 2000 Kawasaki ZZR 1100 D7 'fullpower' in black + full GIVI & KAPPA luggage, 2007 MB R-Class 320 CDi Sport LWB uprated by Brabus to 300Bhp don't know if there's a 155mph limiter - will be fun finding out! 2004 Mercedes Vaneo 1.7 CDi Ambiente 7-seater