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I have a 2004 E200 Kompressor, with full service history. I experienced two major engine failures on the vehicle. On 88901 (400km after a major service) the timing chain strectched. Approximately 35 000 km later (124 500km), catalytic converter replaced, followed by low compression on cylinder no 2, turning out to be a broken piston. My understanding from various mercedes benz dealers: "they have never heard of this before". Please advise regarding the cause for one out of 4 pistons to fail. Kind regards Nolan dominick

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