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2005 Mercedes-Benz C230 body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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2005 Mercedes-Benz C230 Owner Comments

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Jan 012008


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The contact owns a 2005 Mercedes Benz C230. The contact stated that the axle was causing excessive wear on the tires. The dealer was contacted and the dealer informed the contact that the failure was caused by the design of the vehicle. The contact did not contact the manufacturer and the vehicle had not been repaired. The current mileage was approximately 82,000. The failure mileage was unknown.

- Tulsa, OK, USA

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