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1992 Mercedes-Benz 400SE Question: Dependability

 

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kickfoot, Hephzibah, GA, July 16, 2009, 06:49
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I am considering purchasing a 1992 Mercedes Benz 400SE with 244,000 miles. It is in emmaculant physical condition inside & out, however I've yet to drive it to see how it performs. Based on the history & reputation of a Mercedes, do you think this would be a good investment?

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    July 16, 2009, 18:34
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    No, I would not buy this car. This car is 'long in the tooth'. it will need a timing chain job ( $3000+ ) and will need a trans ( $4000+ ) . There is a reason why the person is selling it. Older Mercedes can be a money pit, unless you have lots of money, then go for it. I would stay away. Good Luck!

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