Mercedes-Benz & Sprinter OM642 BlueTec Diesel Issues/Problems

 

When I first wrote this article six or seven years ago, it was for my local BlueTec diesel owners.    I just wanted to keep them informed about the issues & problems associated with Mercedes-Benz BlueTec Diesel engines.    I had no idea that it would turn into a global source for BlueTec information.   I thought […]

HELP… I put gas in my diesel!

Sometimes owners make the mistake of putting gas in their diesel.    A number of owners have told me their dealer charged them $20000 to fix the fuel system.   Dealers even replace the fuel tank.   This is outrageous.
There are several ways of dealing with this problem & spending $20000 is not one […]

PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE

PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE:
Over the years, people have repeatedly told us they think it would be cheaper for them to buy a new car rather than spend the money it takes to maintain or repair their current car.  We know people struggle with seeing the benefits of preventive maintenance.  What gets people into trouble in the […]

When did you first learn the value of a good mechanic?

Typically our first contact with a new customer is after they’ve seen a maintenance message in their Instrument Cluster. People want to know what it means & what it will cost. No matter
how closely you read you Owners Booklet, you’ll not find a explanation. That’s because Mercedes-Benz never explained the meanings of the different […]