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Old 02-14-2008, 06:18 PM
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Is it possible for someone to run a VMI on a car I am considering purchasing from a dealer? Of course, personal information can be removed...

Please reply or PM me if possible.

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Old 02-14-2008, 08:57 PM
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VMI is run by Mercedes dealer. There is no personal information in VMI. All VMI is going to tell you as regards service is which campaigns have been performed and which are pending. You'll get a list of installed options, too. This is something the dealer salesman should be willing to show you in order to sell the car.
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Old 02-15-2008, 01:03 AM
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Originally Posted by lkchris View Post
VMI is run by Mercedes dealer. There is no personal information in VMI. All VMI is going to tell you as regards service is which campaigns have been performed and which are pending. You'll get a list of installed options, too. This is something the dealer salesman should be willing to show you in order to sell the car.
Hi,

I understand what it is, but the dealer that has the car is not a new Mercedes-Benz dealer, so they don't have access to it. The local Mercedes-Benz dealer will not provide that information because it contains "personal information" such as perhaps the last owner's name and perhaps contact information. I know they could mark that out and provide me with the options and service performed under warranty, but they are being "by the book" and will not provide anything on it unless I provide proof of ownership. I was hoping someone here on the board works in the service department of a Mercedes-Benz dealership that could check it for me.

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Thanks Ron BTW the parts quote I requested a while back, MBUSA took care of it "on the arm".
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PM sent. Thank you very much!
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Same here, dealer will not pull the VMI for me. KY, does your offer still stand for another member, me???!!!
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Old 02-17-2008, 01:33 PM
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Same here, dealer will not pull the VMI for me. KY, does your offer still stand for another member, me???!!!
pm me as well.
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KYBENZ, are you still able to pull VMI?
Dealer will not pull VMI because of privacy reasons. Carfax only has a history up to 15 miles and the car currently has almost 42k.

No problem if you can't.
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There's nothing "private" in a VMI.

I bet dealer would run one for you if you purchase a PPI from them.
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I am not sure what a PPI is, but the dealer i am buying the car from is not a MB dealer.
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Originally Posted by eurotrash13 View Post
I am not sure what a PPI is, but the dealer i am buying the car from is not a MB dealer.
Pre-purchase inspection.

Ask them to mark out the sections they deem "private" and provide it to you.

The radio code is on there, as well as the current/previous owners name and possibly address. That's what they consider "private."
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I apologize for digging up an old thread in advance.

Could somebody provide me a copy of a VMI? I e-mailed my local dealer asking if there are any recalls for my car. The rep told me there were 0 recalls on my car, which I find hard to believe as I have SBC brakes and at least she should have mentioned that there is a recall for that. Regardless, anyone with this info would really help me out.

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I Have The same issue, but my dealer (only one in the country - Lebanon) doesn't want to run my VIN and send me the VMI because it's an American car :\ Any help would be appreciated !

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Hi, could you run VMI report for me? It seems that there is problem with it.
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VMI Request

Hello Folks -
I am the proud owner of a pre-owned 2007 R320 CDI...desperately need a VMI for my vehicle to be exported from US to Canada. Can someone help?
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Can anybody on here run a VMI for me. PM me if you can help me out, greatly appreciated
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Can Someone please help me to run a VMI for me,

WDDKJ7DB0FF296207

thank you very much

Edit: Talked to Merc live chat, they were able to email me VMI.

http://mercedes-benz.custhelp.com/app/chat/chat_launch

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Is that PM offer still available 11 years later... same situation. They won’t release

Can you still do the same? Mercedes won’t give me the information -
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PM sent. Thank you very much!
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PM me with VIN
Are you still able to retrieve this info? As I'm having the same issue right now.. let me know & I'll PM you the VIN. Thanks in advance
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