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Old 02-01-2017, 03:30 PM   #31
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Would even let them touch my tyres never mind open the bonnet.
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Old 02-01-2017, 03:42 PM   #32
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Thank you for the comments everyone .....

I've decided to walk away .... To many unknowns and will wait for a better example to appear...

Interestingly the car was described as being sold with 'full Mercedes history.
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Old 02-01-2017, 05:40 PM   #33
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Smart move.....
An AMG at Kwik fit ...?
I suspect a different owner to the one who took it to an indy and had the spark plugs changed, so you've more than likely dodged one there.....
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Old 02-01-2017, 05:55 PM   #34
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Avoid like the plague. It went 28k miles without a service.
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Old 02-01-2017, 06:09 PM   #35
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Don't get all the 'love' for Kwik-Fit. All they did was oil, filter and plugs... Or was he better off paying 1,500 for the same at Mercedes?
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Old 02-01-2017, 06:24 PM   #36
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They said they did the plugs
Odds on, for 200, they didn't......
But driver will have been told they did, so that's wrong and unbecoming of a national business

Also, was the correct oil used..?
Their reputation is not unfounded
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Old 02-01-2017, 06:27 PM   #37
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They said they did the plugs
Odds on, for 200, they didn't......
But driver will have been told they did, so that's wrong and unbecoming of a national business

Also, was the correct oil used..?
Their reputation is not unfounded
I work at kwik fit and I'm deeply sad after reading all this feedback about my work i give my 100% every day...
Can't really understand why so much hate ???

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Old 02-01-2017, 07:22 PM   #38
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It wouldn't put me off, no, but it wouldn't have me racing to buy it either. As ever with any top end car, do your research and only then when you are happy, take the punt. And even then, your well researched, great looking car with FSH could prove a money pit. It all depends. Me I always go with my heart and tend to trust my instinct. One day I'll get burnt, but that's life, you win some and you lose some as the old cliche goes.
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Old 02-01-2017, 08:06 PM   #39
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Been in a similar position when buying my current SLK55 a few months ago.
Had a look at 3 ,test drove, ummed and arrred a bit due to little things that did not seem right. Went away to think about each of them and lost all 3 to someone else who came along...!
Next one I looked at ,although lacking a few bits of equipment I would have liked turned out to be the right car. Still didn't rush into making my decision as there are plenty out there, although I did travel a bit looking at them.
Anyhow bought the last one I looked at and it has been spot on so far.
As said ,you will know when your happy enough to purchase the one you want...
Don't rush it is my advice. If its meant to be it will be....!
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Old 12-01-2017, 08:56 PM   #40
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My E63 was late on its second service. The first owner had it on lease and when he handed it back it was overdue.

Its a Nov 13 car. It goes something like

Service 1 A - MB 5500 November 14
Service 2 A- Dealer I bought from 19000 Mar 16
Service 3 B- MB 32000 Sept 16
Service 4 A- MB 45000 January 17 (also I had the gearbox oil done 5k early at this point to save taking it back again at 50000 miles)

So it had an A at 19000 when it should have had a B. But I read the schedule and nothing major is due at the two year point so it didnt put me off. Plus, the service at 19000 was overdue on calendar rather than miles.

I keep thinking about selling it because I do a lot of miles (see above lol)

If I sell the car I wont be advertising it as full mercedes history but it will also be advertised as the cheapest non-CAT D facelift W212 in the country - as it was when I purchased it.

I advertised it on here in September and some idiot offered me 27k for it. WBAC were offering more than that at the time.

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