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2017 MB Sprinter extended warranty

Discussion in 'Truck Talk' started by Pyndyk, Dec 29, 2017.

  1. BlindSquid
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    Not really, I forgot what mine was but it was no where near 3.7k.
    (Not home w/paperwork so can't check either)
     
  2. DollarSign
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    I can't remember either and don't have the paperwork with me.
     
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      Did you call the # from the website that I gave you? Apparently not!
       
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      Ok, I forgot that I took a pic of the contract from the dealer. I paid $4225. So if your getting it for $3700 it's better than mine.
       
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      I read the info; pretty informative - will send him an email.

      Another question: what do you guys do for heating? I just ordered webasto (almost $1K), but installation seems painfull. Need to cut into fuel line.
       
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      We mainly use Espar and buy and service ours at Espar Of Michigan.
       
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      Probably no downgrade from Espar to Webasto.
      A lot use Espar because that dealer works this market.
      If he dropped Espar and started carrying Webasto I imagine his customers would change also.

      In my last truck I put 600,000 miles on a Webasto and never did anything other than turn it on or off.
      I had it installed at Carrier in New Haven In prior to placing unit in service.
       
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      One thing about a Espar is you need to have it service every 2K hours.
       
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      Must be team drivers and the freight industry must have picked up. Last I checked solo drivers were getting around 1500-2500 miles per week and 3000 on the exceptionally good weeks. :confused2: I'm only good for about 1000-1500 per week so my options are uship or fleet owner ;) I could probably do 3000 in the 2019 Sprinter, 50k a lot to drop. Let me wait on some used options.
       
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      i only service mine whenever the blower motor goes out.
       
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      Whoever is doing your Webasto install....if they are cutting fuel lines on a new Sprinter to feed it...they don't know what they are doing and the resulting fire ball will likely clue them in.
       
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      it would help, on my 2013, I ran 100,000 mile warranty off in 18 months. that was running local. I had extend warranty on one of my vans and ran extend warrant off in short amount of time.
      I would take a few dollars from each month and put it away in saving account, save it for a rain day
      or take that $3,000.00 to start with and add to it each month. so when time came you would have money you need.
      my dad use this as idea $.05 of every mile put it in to a maint fund. this was in 80's. you would have to figure out what it cost to day
       
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      Installed webasto and connected to the 5 gallon jerry type gas can; works great
       
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      I just started my first week and so far so good; 3K miles in 4 days; another 1600 miles for Friday-Sunday from Detroit to Laredo, TX.
       
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      Don't go all out now and spend all the money you made (if you made any.) Save some cause there will be times when you will be sitting.

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      Just to make sure I have the story straight ...

      You're not operating the vehicle, correct? Is it solo or team operated?

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      That kinda sounds dangerous to me. Fumes from fuel would bother me. Are you using a gas or diesel Webasto heater? Don’t understand why you are using a 5 gal can. Sprinters are set up with a fuel line off of fuel tank to run heater. Also what are you using to run heater?
       
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      I'm confused also..... in post #14 he says

      "I won’t be driving the van; I’m a CPA; the friend of mine has a fleetof about 10 vans; they seems busy - 3,000-5,000 miles per week, per van. He will be running the operation for me. I’ll will just pay$100 weekly fixed fee per van. Hopefully it will work out."

      Now he says he did 3000 miles in 4 days.....

      I just dont know what to think.
       
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      Might just mean that's what the driver did.

      Mean while back home

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      I think he is just blowing smoke


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