Mercedes v6 diesel engines, (OM642 engines) often have issues regarding
extended cranking from cold and white smoke once started.
This more often than not doesn’t have any fault codes stored sending a lot of non Mercedes garages down the wrong path. At German Car Services we are specialists in Mercedes vehicles and are familiar with thisb
This fault is due to excessive wear on the timing chain from high miles or poor oil Maintenace. This job requires specialist tools to align the timing marks and to install the chain. If this is attempted with out the tools there is a high chance it will go wrong. .
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