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Old 03-08-2015, 05:04 PM
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Please good sir, check mine out as well! been doing self svc, she hasnt seen a dealer in 2 1/2 years!! Quite interested to know what the reading is

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dont do this... all C, CLK, ML, problem with Magnetic Cams, and bla

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I am about to purchase a used MB C280 4Matic 2006 with less than 47K miles (private party sale) and heard that there is a problem with the M272 engine in this car. I have the vin number but that does not help with getting further info to see if this car is affected. These M272 engines bearing serial numbers up to 2729...30468992. Where can I get this serial number from. I have the VIN. The problem is that the Balance Shaft Gear is Not Case Hardened, Gear Will Wear Out and cost of repair is expensive $6500. Can you help?

I really like this car...but worry that I may be buying a problem.

Took it for a test drive and it drives nice. What do you think?
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I wont do this as our 2008 C 300 got all kind of problem once you hit 100,000 KMs and blance shalf , magnetic cams, engine thermostat , side mirrors wont fold... and dealer want 4K to fix it for a 8 yrs old car.... we traded in for another car. All the 2008 - 2014 C class, CLA, ML and GLK are using the same components and will fail within 5 yrs... unless you willing to pay $$ to fix it.
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I wont do this as our 2008 C 300 got all kind of problem once you hit 100,000 KMs and blance shalf , magnetic cams, engine thermostat , side mirrors wont fold... and dealer want 4K to fix it for a 8 yrs old car.... we traded in for another car. All the 2008 - 2014 C class, CLA, ML and GLK are using the same components and will fail within 5 yrs... unless you willing to pay $$ to fix it.
Not all of them have these issues. This is kind of common on a first model year car (2008). Also, the balance shaft was not an issue for the w204.
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I'm about to buy a 2008 C350 with VIN WDDGF87X08F192842

I think the engine is 272971 30 984789 but I can't figure out if the bulletin covers this engine. Could you let me know please
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Your engine is fine.

Fault scenario # 1 -
Equipped with M272 Engine Up to Serial No. 2729..30 468993

Fault scenario # 2 -
Equipped with M272 Engine Up to Serial No. 2729..30 759427

Fault scenario # 3 -
Equipped with M272 Engine Up to Serial No. 2729..30 895140
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Can you check my vin?

WDDGF81X39F269441

It's a 2009 C300 4Matic assembled in October 2008.

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I'll be posting my VIN number up here also but I heard the case was decided on

have we gotten any results I know the case and it a few days agoI'm just wondering why no more information has been put out there I have a check engine light on at 40 2000 miles I'm pissed I just bought this car last year and now I can't get my car inspected which means no I have no car
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can someone check my VIN number please

right now I'm pushing out code ps0025 my VIN number is WDBTJ56J56F174285t thanks for the help in advanceI will say this my code is different from what other people getting so I'm crossing my fingers that I'm lucky and that's the actual cam sensor
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http://topclassactions.com/lawsuit-s...nary-approval/




ACalifornia federal judge has granted preliminary approval of a class actionsettlement to resolve defective engine allegations against Mercedes-BenzU.S.A., LLC.


U.S.District Judge Thelton E. Henderson said in his Wednesday ruling that “theterms of the settlement agreement are sufficiently fair, reasonable, andadequate to allow dissemination of the notice.”


TheMercedes class action settlement is for “all current and former owners andlesses of Mercedes-Benz branded automobiles equipped with M272 or M273 enginesbearing serial numbers up to 2729..30 468993 or 2739 ..30088611, found in theSubject 2005 – 2007 Model Year Vehicles respectively (the ‘Subject Vehicles’),who purchased or leased their Subject Vehicles within the United States.”


Theclass representatives are plaintiffs Majeed Seifi, Tracey Deakin and RonaldReyner, Judge Henderson said.


However,he said that the class action settlement agreement is not an admission of faultby Mercedes that and of the allegations are true and valid and ought “not beoffered or be admissible in evidence by or against [Mercedes].”


ClassMembers will be notified of the class action settlement agreement throughrelevant vehicle registration information, which the federal judge gives theparties permission to obtain “for the purpose of disseminating notice of theproposed settlement.”


Ifsomeone wants to be excluded from this Mercedes class action settlement, theywill need to “submit a written request for exclusion.”


“Anyonewho falls within the Settlement Class definition and does not submit a Requestfor Exclusion in complete accordance with the deadlines and otherspecifications set forth in this Order and the Settlement Agreement shallremain a Settlement Class Member and shall be bound by all proceedings, orders,and judgments of this Court pertaining to the Settlement Class,” JudgeHenderson explains.


Mercedesagreed to the defective engineclass action settlement on March 23.


Thefirst defectiveengine class action lawsuit filed against the German automaker was in 2010in a New Jersey federal court over the allegedly defective M272 or M273 engines,in which it was alleged that “the engines are equipped with defective gears intheir balance shafts (in the event of the M272 engines) or with defective idlegears (in the case of the M273 engines).


“Thesedefective gears wear out prematurely, excessively, and without warning, causingthe vehicle to malfunction, the ‘check engine light’ to remain illuminated, andthe vehicle to misfire and/or stop driving,” the Mercedes class action lawsuitalleged.


Thiscurrent Mercedes class action lawsuit brought by Seifi and Deakin in October2012 making similar allegations about the M272 and M273 engines.


Accordingto the class action settlement agreement, Class Members will be reimbursed forrepairs they had to fund to the tune of thousands of dollars due to the allegedengine defect as well as “future repairs for the allegedly defective parts atissue for the lesser of 10 years or 125,000 miles, subject to certainconditions and limitations.


“Thisextended coverage more than doubles the durational limit of MBUSA’s New VehicleWarranty’s term of the lesser 4 years of 50,000 miles,” the class actionsettlement agreement explained.


Theamount Class Members will receive will vary. Repairs not done at an authorizedMercedes dealer will result in a reimbursement up to $4,000. Mercedes will alsocover the cost to repair future engine problems, which will also vary dependingon the age of the car when the problems come to fruition. The reimbursementwill be 100 percent, 70 percent or 37.5 percent of the cost of the repair.


Theplaintiffs are represented by Roy A. Katriel of the Katriel Law Firm and GaryS. Graifman of Kantrowitz Goldhamer & Graifman PC.


TheMercedes-BenzEngine Defect Class Action Lawsuit is Majeed Seifi, et al. v. Mercedes BenzUSA LLC, Case No. 3:12-cv-05493, in the U.S. District Court forthe Northern District of California




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ACalifornia federal judge has granted preliminary approval of a class actionsettlement to resolve defective engine allegations against Mercedes-BenzU.S.A., LLC.
U.S.District Judge Thelton E. Henderson said in his Wednesday ruling that “theterms of the settlement agreement are sufficiently fair, reasonable, andadequate to allow dissemination of the notice.”
TheMercedes class action settlement is for “all current and former owners andlesses of Mercedes-Benz branded automobiles equipped with M272 or M273 enginesbearing serial numbers up to 2729..30 468993 or 2739 ..30088611, found in theSubject 2005 – 2007 Model Year Vehicles respectively (the ‘Subject Vehicles’),who purchased or leased their Subject Vehicles within the United States.”
Theclass representatives are plaintiffs Majeed Seifi, Tracey Deakin and RonaldReyner, Judge Henderson said.
However,he said that the class action settlement agreement is not an admission of faultby Mercedes that and of the allegations are true and valid and ought “not beoffered or be admissible in evidence by or against [Mercedes].”
ClassMembers will be notified of the class action settlement agreement throughrelevant vehicle registration information, which the federal judge gives theparties permission to obtain “for the purpose of disseminating notice of theproposed settlement.”
Ifsomeone wants to be excluded from this Mercedes class action settlement, theywill need to “submit a written request for exclusion.”
“Anyonewho falls within the Settlement Class definition and does not submit a Requestfor Exclusion in complete accordance with the deadlines and otherspecifications set forth in this Order and the Settlement Agreement shallremain a Settlement Class Member and shall be bound by all proceedings, orders,and judgments of this Court pertaining to the Settlement Class,” JudgeHenderson explains.
Mercedesagreed to the defective engineclass action settlement on March 23.
Thefirst defectiveengine class action lawsuit filed against the German automaker was in 2010in a New Jersey federal court over the allegedly defective M272 or M273 engines,in which it was alleged that “the engines are equipped with defective gears intheir balance shafts (in the event of the M272 engines) or with defective idlegears (in the case of the M273 engines).
“Thesedefective gears wear out prematurely, excessively, and without warning, causingthe vehicle to malfunction, the ‘check engine light’ to remain illuminated, andthe vehicle to misfire and/or stop driving,” the Mercedes class action lawsuitalleged.
Thiscurrent Mercedes class action lawsuit brought by Seifi and Deakin in October2012 making similar allegations about the M272 and M273 engines.
Accordingto the class action settlement agreement, Class Members will be reimbursed forrepairs they had to fund to the tune of thousands of dollars due to the allegedengine defect as well as “future repairs for the allegedly defective parts atissue for the lesser of 10 years or 125,000 miles, subject to certainconditions and limitations.
“Thisextended coverage more than doubles the durational limit of MBUSA’s New VehicleWarranty’s term of the lesser 4 years of 50,000 miles,” the class actionsettlement agreement explained.
Theamount Class Members will receive will vary. Repairs not done at an authorizedMercedes dealer will result in a reimbursement up to $4,000. Mercedes will alsocover the cost to repair future engine problems, which will also vary dependingon the age of the car when the problems come to fruition. The reimbursementwill be 100 percent, 70 percent or 37.5 percent of the cost of the repair.
Theplaintiffs are represented by Roy A. Katriel of the Katriel Law Firm and GaryS. Graifman of Kantrowitz Goldhamer & Graifman PC.
TheMercedes-BenzEngine Defect Class Action Lawsuit is Majeed Seifi, et al. v. Mercedes BenzUSA LLC, Case No. 3:12-cv-05493, in the U.S. District Court forthe Northern District of California

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ACalifornia federal judge has granted preliminary approval of a class actionsettlement to resolve defective engine allegations against Mercedes-BenzU.S.A., LLC.
U.S.District Judge Thelton E. Henderson said in his Wednesday ruling that “theterms of the settlement agreement are sufficiently fair, reasonable, andadequate to allow dissemination of the notice.”
TheMercedes class action settlement is for “all current and former owners andlesses of Mercedes-Benz branded automobiles equipped with M272 or M273 enginesbearing serial numbers up to 2729..30 468993 or 2739 ..30088611, found in theSubject 2005 – 2007 Model Year Vehicles respectively (the ‘Subject Vehicles’),who purchased or leased their Subject Vehicles within the United States.”
Theclass representatives are plaintiffs Majeed Seifi, Tracey Deakin and RonaldReyner, Judge Henderson said.
However,he said that the class action settlement agreement is not an admission of faultby Mercedes that and of the allegations are true and valid and ought “not beoffered or be admissible in evidence by or against [Mercedes].”
ClassMembers will be notified of the class action settlement agreement throughrelevant vehicle registration information, which the federal judge gives theparties permission to obtain “for the purpose of disseminating notice of theproposed settlement.”
Ifsomeone wants to be excluded from this Mercedes class action settlement, theywill need to “submit a written request for exclusion.”
“Anyonewho falls within the Settlement Class definition and does not submit a Requestfor Exclusion in complete accordance with the deadlines and otherspecifications set forth in this Order and the Settlement Agreement shallremain a Settlement Class Member and shall be bound by all proceedings, orders,and judgments of this Court pertaining to the Settlement Class,” JudgeHenderson explains.
Mercedesagreed to the defective engineclass action settlement on March 23.
Thefirst defectiveengine class action lawsuit filed against the German automaker was in 2010in a New Jersey federal court over the allegedly defective M272 or M273 engines,in which it was alleged that “the engines are equipped with defective gears intheir balance shafts (in the event of the M272 engines) or with defective idlegears (in the case of the M273 engines).
“Thesedefective gears wear out prematurely, excessively, and without warning, causingthe vehicle to malfunction, the ‘check engine light’ to remain illuminated, andthe vehicle to misfire and/or stop driving,” the Mercedes class action lawsuitalleged.
Thiscurrent Mercedes class action lawsuit brought by Seifi and Deakin in October2012 making similar allegations about the M272 and M273 engines.
Accordingto the class action settlement agreement, Class Members will be reimbursed forrepairs they had to fund to the tune of thousands of dollars due to the allegedengine defect as well as “future repairs for the allegedly defective parts atissue for the lesser of 10 years or 125,000 miles, subject to certainconditions and limitations.
“Thisextended coverage more than doubles the durational limit of MBUSA’s New VehicleWarranty’s term of the lesser 4 years of 50,000 miles,” the class actionsettlement agreement explained.
Theamount Class Members will receive will vary. Repairs not done at an authorizedMercedes dealer will result in a reimbursement up to $4,000. Mercedes will alsocover the cost to repair future engine problems, which will also vary dependingon the age of the car when the problems come to fruition. The reimbursementwill be 100 percent, 70 percent or 37.5 percent of the cost of the repair.
Theplaintiffs are represented by Roy A. Katriel of the Katriel Law Firm and GaryS. Graifman of Kantrowitz Goldhamer & Graifman PC.


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can you call a deal and give you vin to see if the work has already been done? today I changed my Cam shaft position sensor because I was getting a code PS0025 and when looking close I say that gasket cement Aftermarket was seen on cly heads. Also Tie wrap on the Sensor in back to the connect line form hitting stuff and you can tell its not factory work .. SO I am thinking that the cam shaft gear has been replace already ...Black gaskets cement seeping out in the valve covers both side indicates a repair ... the pervious owner 9k to 32k said no major repairs just OIL and I have had it from 34k to now 44k...
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can you call a deal and give you vin to see if the work has already been done? today I changed my Cam shaft position sensor because I was getting a code PS0025 and when looking close I say that gasket cement Aftermarket was seen on cly heads. Also Tie wrap on the Sensor in back to the connect line form hitting stuff and you can tell its not factory work .. SO I am thinking that the cam shaft gear has been replace already ...Black gaskets cement seeping out in the valve covers both side indicates a repair ... the pervious owner 9k to 32k said no major repairs just OIL and I have had it from 34k to now 44k...
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VIN check - WDB2110562B100725

Hi Glyn,

Would you mind checking this VIN for me please?

VIN: WDB2110562B100725

Engine number: 272 964 305 470 57

Thank you!
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I am wondering if my car may be affected. Can someone check for me? I can't seem to find a list of what VIN's or engine numbers are affected.


Vin # is WDDGF85X18F147654


Engine # is 272911 30 911983
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