I work at a MB dealership. Other than seeing these articles, this is the 1st I
have heard of this.
Granted, the dealership is the LAST to know. Funny as that sounds, it is 100%
i.e. customers were mailed a letter saying that 'some 2000 S and CL cats will
have the warranty
extended to 10y/unlimited miles due to noises' up from 8yr/80K. We were notified
of the letters
being mailed out TWO WEEKS after they were mailed!!! And customers were calling
us asking about the
letter they received.......
But MB in its wisdom, made it a blanket mailing to all 2000 S and CL class car
owners. WRONG! It did
not affect Calif cars with the 7/70 emission warranty, only Fed cars that had
I am not sure the cars affected are USA cars. All the articles use the word
petrol instead of
gasoline. And talk about the money issue is in Euros. You have to realize that
USA cars have nothing
to do with DCAG. All USA cars are purchased by MBUSA and then sold to US dealers
All warranty issues with USA cars are handled by MBUSA, not DCAG. That is why
all USA MB's carry a
4yr/50K warranty. The DCAG warranty is only 2yr/unlimited miles to the original
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