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Old 12-11-2009, 12:34 PM
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Originally Posted by sokoloff View Post
Call 1-800-FOR-MERC(EDES) and give them your VIN as well as your personal information. They can advise you if there are any open recalls. They also have access to the VMI (vehicle maintenance information), but that only gives information about work done while the car was under warranty and it is very likely that older cars (like early 80's and back) may not be in the system. They won't give you the VMI, but may tell you a little about your car if you catch them in a good mood. Dealers also have access to the VMI, but MBUSA does not allow them to give it out anymore, but if you've got a good relationship with someone at the dealership, you may be able to at least read it and take copious notes. Some will still even print it out for you.
A print-out would be fine.

Thanks,
Len,
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