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Should a turbo fail on a 2015 c class with 16000 miles on

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should a turbo fail on a 2015 c class with 16000 miles on clock? and are there problems with the turbo on mercedes cars i thought i read something in the papers recently about them might b be needed to be recalled. also the car is just out of 2 year warranty shoul mercedes cover parts & labour to fix it
Submitted: 23 days ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Peter Zavarelli replied 23 days ago.

Hi my name is ***** ***** I will be happy to assist with this today.In some cases I may need more info to assist better.I apologize for any delay.

This isnt common for this to occur at this mileage.If there was a lack of service where old oil was in the engine this can cause turbo's to fail prematurely as well as blocked air flow into the engine or restricted exhaust.But unfortunately a turbo can fail suddenly on its own like this here.Usually this is due to poor build only on the turbo you have on your model as I dont see this as a common fault for all of these models.I suspect yours was built poorly causing premature failure most likely.

Since it is just out of the 2 year warranty you can speak with a Mercedes dealer or Mercedes customer support to see if they will cover the costs or at least help with the costs to get this repaired.Usually they are pretty good about doing this on vehicles with low mileage and just out of warranty.

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Thanks Pete

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