spark plug change E320

Discussion in 'Engine' started by flt.eng, Sep 9, 2011.

  1. flt.eng

    flt.eng Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Does £185 plus vat sound reasonable, for a plug change on my (03) E320.
    This is from an MB indy.
     
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    1.6 hours labour and about £5 each plug (12)
     
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    I was charged 2.5 hours labour to change plugs @ £60 per hour (plus vat) in July 2007.
    The plugs were charged at £7.34 each plus vat ;12 of them!
     
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    Do you have to remove the coil packs when changing the plugs on a V6? I had a look with the cover off and access looks to be tight in certain places :)
     
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    Also, is the MB tool for lead removal worth getting?
     
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    Anyone?
     
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    No need to buy the special removal tool. Get a cheap or spare 17mm offset ring spanner & cut the offset ring part in half. Making in effect a claw.You can use this to lever the plug leads off.
     

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