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Old 02-04-2000, 09:01 PM
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AS benzmac says most aftermarket water pumps are not upto OE quality. In the past MB sold only new pumps at a real $$$$$ expense. But w/rebuilt parts they don't cost any more than aftermarket. The only aftermarket pump that uses OE bearings & shaft seals are "Graf". No matter who builds the pump they all die sometime. Have replaced hundreds of pumps under warranty!! Some after 1 year & others after 5.

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