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Great car. But poor engine quality
By mbzpain on
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2006 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E350 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 7A)
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Love this car, great cruiser, comfortable, great mileage and power. BUT, Mercedes has delivered a car with a poorly designed engine. At 62K, I got check engine light and taking to the dealer was informed that I have to replace the balance shaft of my engine for a cost of close to $6K. According to the advisor and validated by the many articles you can find on the web. Mercedes, E350 engine (this affects E350, ML350 and many other C class cars using the same engine) was built using a balance shaft that was not tempered properly. This affects 10% to 15% of the cars between 2006 and 2007 Worst of all Mercedes will not stand behind the poorly manufactured engine !!!
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Great cruiser, luxurious car.
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Help the poor owners that are impacted by poorly manufactured engines.
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