Mercedes-Benz & Sprinter OM642 BlueTec Diesel Issues/Problems

When I first wrote this article four or five years ago, it was just a way to help my local BlueTec diesel owners better understand the rumors & problems Mercedes-Benz was having with this engine.      I thought if owners understood how a BlueTec diesel worked, they would understand the value of preventive maintenance. […]

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 […]