Q: Car in shop three times for major fuel leaks

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My car has been in the auto repair shop twice before and now in a third time for a major fuel leak. Each time has been for a different type of leak. The replacement parts were ordered from Mercedes and the repair done by a local auto repair shop. The mechanic has told me that the diesel leaks are a common thing in this make/model. This newest leak is the first time that I’ve ever had this type of leak out of these three Mercedes diesels. This is definitely a fire hazard. Can you tell me what I can do in order to stop having these major fuel leaks?

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