I don't think you can accurately calculate an average yearly cost with these cars....its more about understanding the cost of the what if's..depending on age /mileage and condition
Depending on age you may face a host of issues and sometimes all at once (airmatic etc)
A general service (oil...
My antenna has been faulty for a while now ...but I always could see the maps onscreen just with no antenna/satellites
Recently I'm getting a NO DVD in boot message when I press Map or Nav button
If I switch car off and press Nav,, intermittently I get the navigation activation message...
Unfortunately not mate ...wont get a chance to have to looked it again until next weekend probably ...I only use the car once a week if even at the moment and it's for leisure travel so as much as I'd like to get sorted its fallen down the priority list
@Bellow thanks for your reply
Do you mean the bolts that screw into the diff and then onto the diff mounting plate ...
Or do you mean the bolts that hold the diff mounting plate to the subframe (think these also have bushes?)
So for a while now I have been experiencing a harsh "thud" from the rear of the car when I let off the accelerator if I am accelerating quickly- if I move into 1st or second gear and go on and off the pedal even at low speeds , the this is audible and also can be felt
I've been looking at ML420 cdi's and looking fro some guidance on common issues with the engine only
- most examples are now around 130k-150k for the price bracket I have so what would I be looking out for?
Do these also have the oil cooler leak issues that the v6 have ?
Just an update here
I was away on honeymoon for a month there and the car battery went completely dead...after we got it started command is fully working again...seems a hard reset as such sorted this out