MAS ( Genuine ) for 2.3L 202's , 170's , 210's or 208's

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    2nd hand from dronsfields? I doubt it would get you to the end of the road...
     
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    Says 3 month warranty ....
     
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    A used air mass.

    Worth about 10p
     
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    Really ?

    Why is that ? ( a serious question , not a sarcastic comment ) , if they are prepared to warranty it for 3 months .

    If it was taken from a car being broken , and not one that was replaced because it was faulty , then wouldn't it be ok ?

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    It will be at least partially worn out due to age and contamination, add to that, that it's a fragile lectronic component that's been in a smash.

    How have they tested it, is there an output graph.?
    It might be fine, but it might not, but how would you know.
     
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    3 months is no time for a known troublesome part,

    Wouldnt a complete change in engine, driving style etc make it even more prone to fail?

    False economy!
     
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    It's not for me ....
     
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    I agree that a used MAS is less than ideal, but it's got to be worth a tenner to someone who wants a quick fix or spare on the cheap.

    I think MB charge silly money for these (£200-300?), but you can get a Bosch replacement much cheaper now I think.

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    Inchcape want £292.93 for this part ....

    The only reason i posted it was , as you say Will , for a tenner , buy it and bung it in a box in the garage , might get you out of trouble sometime. Save you having to outlay a fair lump of money for a little while.

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    My garage managed to get my brand new one last year for £159 :D

    If you can get it for dirt cheap, then yeah its worth a spare
     
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    I know famous (well he is in in Northants ) MB guy who once told me I could have, free, an air mass off any of the a stack of old MB's he has about the place, all I needed to do was get it myself. Onto a good thing here I thought, until he said: "Personally, I wouldn't waste my time" Ah, so I'll be getting a new one then says I. "I would" was the reply.
     
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