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Old 09-19-2002, 09:32 PM
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OK, I searched but none showed up. There are only two dealers in St. Louis, MO area. Tristar and Plaza Motor. Which service department is better?

For me, I used Plaza once for a windshield washer tank warranty replacement and had no complains. Anyone has some strong opinion toward either one?

Any good independents on record?

Any other good shops close by the area?

Hope this post can serve as a record to benefit owners in this area.
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Old 11-20-2002, 10:58 PM
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St. Louis mechanic

I have also placed 2 other posts for a good mechanic in St. Louis,MO.I did not recieve any response either.If you come up with a good mechanic,let me know and i will do the same.
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Old 05-01-2003, 10:49 PM
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The gentleman I bought mt 300SD from recommended this guy.

Harold's Star Service
10770 Trenton Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63132-1026
Phone314)426-2634
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Old 05-13-2003, 11:34 PM
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I have not tried them but Erwin F Schwarz LTD has been highly recommended to me by serveral people. They are at the corner of Brentwood and Manchester.

I am very pleased with the service I have received at Tri-Star.
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Old 05-18-2003, 10:03 AM
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St Louis Shops

I've been looking for three years and there are not many good MB specialty shops around (or I just have'nt asked the right people)!

Tri-star has been good for servicing and parts and are nice folks to deal with. However I have not had anything more major than valve adjustment that required their repair.

Swartz is 'sposed to be good but maybe a little pricey...I do not know personally but will be visiting them soon to get quotes and schedule for a timing chain replacement. So I'll let you know what I discover!

Also, a co-worker suggested a place in Kirkwood area named BLW something...I can't find his note but I'lll ask again this week. They do Mercedes, Bentley and, Jags, so not too sure about their dedication to MB, although his 1970 everyday driver is a great testimony to their work.
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Old 08-23-2003, 05:33 PM
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Hello all!

Don't know how many of you are still around, but I was wondering if anyone had any further thoughts on this thread? I am probably going to St. Louis to buy a 300TD soon and would like to find a shop that could give it an inspection BEFORE I spend the time and money to fly up to check the car out.

I figure that maybe if I pay the shop they will be "loyal" to me on the inspection. I don't suspect anything, but want to do what I can to minimize my risk.

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I highly recommend Brian Johnston. His # is (314) 991-2277. He works in a shop in St. Louis and also out of his home in Union Mo. He is outstanding, ASE Master certified and very reasonalble. Larry
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Old 07-19-2005, 11:51 PM
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Over the past 4 years, I have all of my warranty work done at Tri Star, except once at Plaza. Since everything is paid by MB, I actually donít know their price quote (can be very expensive, SA once suggested replacing front pads for $800), but their job exceeds all of my expectations. They also gave me a free car wash, inside cleaning and if I need a loaner, a free Taurus (thatís all they have for loaners) every time I went there for service. I would highly recommend Tri Star over Plaza if you need dealer service in St. Louis area.

On another note, I have had great experience with Honea Auto Body on Manchester.
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Old 06-04-2006, 01:34 PM
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Hi Everyone-

There is a resource list for most of the St. Louis area MB specialists.

Find it at:

www.gatewaymbca.org

Click on the "STL Service Guide" button.

It does get updated from time to time if you'd like to bookmark the site.

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I have a friend, Brian Johnston, that works for Plaza (MB side)and is an excellent tech, tell him OldNavy recommended him.
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Old 10-05-2006, 02:31 PM
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I use Steve at Sport Port on South Grand in St. Louis. 314-351-8643. Half the cost of the dealers and I've had good luck with him. The place looks like a junk yard but he really knows his Mercedes. Especially the older ones. Stop at Merb's candies on the way!
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Old 10-05-2006, 02:50 PM
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I have a friend, Brian Johnston, that works for Plaza (MB side)and is an excellent tech, tell him OldNavy recommended him.
He has a website with contact number. http://www.oilhammer.com/
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Old 04-22-2012, 07:23 PM
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hi all
Klaus Selbert at lindbergh motor sports he is a little south of north west plaza on lindberg seems like he knows his benz's
kenny
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Old 09-18-2012, 12:43 PM
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Has anyone used ?

Import car repair
14150 Sunswept Park Drive | ST. Louis, MO 63033
Phone: (314) 282-3176

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Import car repair
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they sent me to Lindbergh Motor Sports(Klaus Selbert) for a problem with my 2.5 diesel.
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