Premium Member 2005 SLK200K 'Little Growler'
Gotta say, the system in my Peugeot is so seamless that I’ve completely forgotten that it’s there. I’ve not had to replace anything or have anything break in seven years, although in passing when I was chatting with my garagiste he told me that the alternator not only cost twice as much, but it was almost impossible to get reconditioned ones, so, I’m certain you are all right In many ways, but I’ve been lucky so far!I have a friend that has a Mercedes with that ECO system. Drove me nuts as the damn car shuts off at every stop and then starts up again. As a mechanic I just keep thinking about the starter, battery and other systems take a beating with this. Certainly is a PIA.........