That's pretty much what I saw in the examples of why you shouldn't use a pleated filter. Lots of them that looked like they disintegrated or just blew apart.
Nothing but fleece for my car after seeing that.... Dan Sent from my iPad > On Jun 8, 2015, at 2:46 PM, Bob Rentfro via Mercedes <email@example.com> > wrote: > > Pleats are no bueno. > I had a free service coupon for a reputable shop very near my home. This > fellow has done work for me on any non-MB vehicles I've owned. So I took in > my '08 CLK 350 for a service and I had all the correct filters in the front > seat. > When I walked over to pick up the car, the oil filter was still on the > front seat. Dude told me they had one of the correct oil filters in back so > he used it so I could save mine. > Fast forward to the next service due and I took it over to my normal guy > (MB Motors) and when he went to take the oil filter out it had > discinigrated into various chunks of pleated schmutz. It was nasty. I saved > all the chunks in a zip lock bag and took it over to the other shop. Got a > heartfelt apology from the guy by my house and he told me he "owes me". > > Bob R _______________________________________ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com