MB dlr picked up car week ago today on a truck. MB tech found stuck oil pump check valve; stuck by/with pieces of metal from vac pump MB tech replaced on this car for PO several yrs ago. New oil pump installed couple of days ago; car returned to me today. Repair bill = $700!!! Pump = $250. Labor = $345. Pick up & del = only $50; 130 to 140 mile round trip.
Oh, BTW, rental car = another $209. I'll have to keep the car anopther 20 yrs, now!
'Did not like Neon rental - too low and terrible visibility to rear, especially to right, rear.