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#44 of 699 ML 430 extended warranty?
Oct 07, 2002 (8:11 pm)
Two months ago, I bought a 2000 ML 430. It only had 19000 miles on it, so I still have about a year of Mercedes warranty left. I heard ( rumor ) that Mercedes offers a 100,000 mile extended warranty on the ML,if I apply for it before the car hits 25000 miles , but I can not verify that. Does any one know if this is true and where I would go to sign up?
Oct 08, 2002 (6:17 am)
I assume you bought this car from either a private party or a Non MB dealer, otherwise it would be Starmarked, giving you 5 years/100,000 miles.
You may want to see if your local dealer will do that for you. Mine told me it would cost $900 to Starmark a truck and they would do it as a courtesy since i was going to use them for service ( I ended up buying one off their lot anyway so it was a moot point).
Also if you scroll back you will that with the pending settlement offer on the class action suit, you may have 10 years 150,000 on the vehicle, but the details are not finalized and i have not received any word as to what the warranty covers (is it just power train, or is it comprehensive?).
There are also some posts about warranties and the pricing on this board, do a quick search and maybe you'll be able to find them.
#46 of 699 Rear brakes
Oct 08, 2002 (8:53 am)
I had the brakes replaced on my '98 ML320 3 times,
all before 45000 miles. The dealer said the same thing, ie. it is normal wear and tear. It is mostly driven to work and back and to the mountains in winter time. Either way it is freeway driving, so this "normal wear and tear" just doesn't sound normal to me.
#47 of 699 Bertram60
Oct 08, 2002 (6:22 pm)
Thank you for your advice. I just emailed MBUSA and inquired about an extended warranty. I will post what they have to say. You are right. I bought the 430 used from a high end used car dealer , but not a Mercedes dealer. I am very impressed with the existing warranty and the way the Mercedes service department treats me. I would like to keep that protection to 100,000 miles. By the way, I looked at a Starmarked 430 and they told me that it cost them 3500 dollars to Starmark a car. Interesting!
#48 of 699 She1122 - extended warranty not avail . . .
Oct 08, 2002 (7:35 pm)
Unless you were the original purchaser of the ML AND it has less than 12,000 miles on it (and 1 year from in service date) you cannot purchase an MB extended warranty.
Oct 09, 2002 (6:53 am)
I'd also check on the lawsuit info. If I'm not mistaken you will be covered under that. I'm still not clear on whether it only covers you for engine sludge related repairs, or if it extends the complete warranty... I have an insider checking on that and will report back when I know more.
#50 of 699 ML500 Ownership Experiences and Problems
Oct 09, 2002 (10:28 am)
Can someone come forward and relate me their experiences with a 2002 ML500? Has there been any recalls, service problems, manufacturing problems, etc?
#51 of 699 warranty
Oct 09, 2002 (10:36 am)
Talked to MBUSA,and was told that only the engine pertaining to sludge build up is covered.If it is determained that it is the fault of MB,they will cover the engine only.Doesn't warrent enything else.
Oct 19, 2002 (10:58 pm)
I need to replace the original DunLops on my 99 ML 320. Any suggestions ?
#53 of 699 BAS/ESP Malfunction
Oct 20, 2002 (1:13 pm)
I have a 2000 ml 320. within the last two days, the BAS/ESP lamp came on twice.( also the ets/esp warning lamp) while driving between 30 and 50 mph.
Instantiously the vehicle learched to on side, as if full brakes had been applied.I also heard a clunk sound. This lasted 1 - 3 seconds. The bas/esp light stayed on, the ets lamp went out.
when you restart the vehicle the BAS/ESP lamp is out. Stopped to check for any problems, but found none.
Iam scared to drive it. Any body with similar
problems? or a good transporter to my dealer?