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Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-21-2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,641
Posted By chsu74
I did the math and it was fairly surprising for...

I did the math and it was fairly surprising for the miles we log with the GL. At 7K miles annually, the difference in fuel cost is around $50 extra per month or $600/yr or $1200 every two years.
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Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-19-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,641
Posted By chsu74
I would like that since I benefited from the VW...

I would like that since I benefited from the VW claim. Donít think I will be that lucky again though..

There are different factors at play with Mercedes. The Alabama Mercedes plant employs...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-19-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,641
Posted By chsu74
The Obama administration was more environmentally...

The Obama administration was more environmentally conscious. As much as I want similar benefit of a VW diesel settlement with my GL320, I am not sure there will be one with this current...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-09-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 760
Posted By chsu74
Very strange for me as well. My 09 GL bluetec...

Very strange for me as well. My 09 GL bluetec did not gel. My Cayenne Diesel gelled. This Friday will warm up enough with this warm so I will be able to get the cayenne going again. Dumping a lot...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-24-2017, 09:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,355
Posted By chsu74
It is not uncommon for these motors to burn oil...

It is not uncommon for these motors to burn oil between OCIs. Also an oil cooler leak can drain your oil in a few thousand miles. One needs to be diligent about checking oil with the dipstick.
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Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-16-2017, 06:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 565
Posted By chsu74
OM642 intake manifold runner aftermarket aluminum replacement for bluetecs

Thought I share this solution for diesels when researching for a P2007 code. There are aftermarket solutions for the plastic bits for a V6 gasser from Europe but this is the first for the diesel.
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Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-11-2017, 10:39 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 111,021
Posted By chsu74
There are still reports of failures in 2013...

There are still reports of failures in 2013 production engines. Not sure if we can get a straight answer..

https://mbworld.org/forums/gl-class-x166/684688-engine-oil-cooler-leak.html
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-10-2017, 08:44 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 111,021
Posted By chsu74
Thanks. My oil cooler seals were done at the...

Thanks. My oil cooler seals were done at the dealer under warranty but there are no records of the swirl motor being replaced. I have a P2007 code now and think one of the swirl motor arm tab may...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-10-2017, 02:10 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 111,021
Posted By chsu74
Is there enough access to replace the swirl motor...

Is there enough access to replace the swirl motor if the turbo and fuel filter is removed?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-09-2017, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By chsu74
There are still reports of the new seals failing....

There are still reports of the new seals failing.

https://mbworld.org/forums/gl-class-x166/684688-engine-oil-cooler-leak.html
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-12-2016, 12:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 976
Posted By chsu74
2016 LC looks great and even cleaned up the ugly...

2016 LC looks great and even cleaned up the ugly rear a bit.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-10-2016, 06:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 976
Posted By chsu74
A quick math shows that resale value of a Toyota...

A quick math shows that resale value of a Toyota Landcruiser is approx $10K higher than a GL. Which is how much extra you would spend on extra fuel calculating at 13MPG over 100K miles.

Buying a...
Forum: Northeast - US (NY/NJ/CT/MA/ME/NH/RI/VT) 04-05-2016, 03:58 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 25,240
Posted By chsu74
Anyone recommend a good Indy who can work on...

Anyone recommend a good Indy who can work on OM642 in Fairfield County?
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