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Old 04-27-2022, 07:35 PM
Zulfiqar Zulfiqar is offline
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Rob,

What has been the historical oil change interval on this engine? What type of oil has been used e.g., synthetic, MBZ approved? Is it used for mostly short trips or highway?

My GUESS is clogged oil control piston rings. Other than a good used engine I'd try a couple of motor flushes with Liqui Moly engine flush.

Good luck!!!
clogged oil control rings would be quite a show on a mercedes benz M272 as the rest will have packed up way before that. (the cylinder heads and variable cam timing dont like bad oil)
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