When it comes to engines going bust, most people see it as the final nail in the coffin for their vehicle and choose to replace their entire car. While sometimes this is the best option, you shouldn’t rule out replacing your engine before going to a whole new car. Before we get into the benefits, let’s take a look at the most common causes of engine failure:
- Oil level is too low
- Oil pump is damaged
- Oil is too thick or old
- Water pump is broken
- Thermostat is broken
So before you rush off to the nearest dealership, here are some of the main benefits of a replacement engine.
You don’t have to buy a new car
As exciting as buying a new car can be, it’s also often a time consuming, expensive process that can take weeks or even months. So instead of spending ages searching for a new car, simply replacing the engine can often be a much easier option. Not only that, but replacing the engine is often much cheaper than forking out for a new vehicle.
Reduces your carbon footprint
If you choose to scrap your old vehicle, chances are it will spend a significant amount of time sat in scrap yard – sometimes years before it’s actually put in the crusher. This means that, before it is scrapped, the vehicle fluids seep into the ground, causing harm to the environment.
It extends the life of the engine
When you buy a replacement vehicle, you essentially have no guarantee that that engine is going to last for years – unless it’s a brand new car. If you choose to replace your engine, you’ll have the advantage of knowing for sure that what you’re buying is a quality product, that’s passed our quality control.
If you’re interested in purchasing a replacement engine for your vehicle, browse our range of used Mercedes parts. Alternatively, contact a member of our friendly team, who will be delighted to assist you with your enquiry.
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