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Old 06-13-2012, 05:39 PM
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Originally Posted by jackmac View Post
It looks like it's the B2 piston. Am I correct in saying the part is around $150 and we're looking at 2-3 hours of labor?
That's about right. An experienced MB mechanic should be able to do it with the transmission in the car (as many of us have, though it is a tight squeeze) but I've heard many mechanics prefer to drop it for more room. What was the nature of the failure? Blown seal? Blown cover? Piston itself?
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