Mercedes-Benz 300E Problem Report
Mercedes-Benz 300E High Usage Vehicles May Experience Ignition Lock and Tumbler Failures
Due to wear, high usage vehicles can experience ignition lock and tumbler failures. The ignition lock cylinder will generally require replacement to correct this concern.
Can't get key to turn to unlock steering and shifter. - Visitor
Still trying to get ignition apart; key broke off! Lock cylinder spins around about 270 degrees but doesn't stop in the right spot to undo the cylinder lock! Now I know why I prefer BMW's! Removed assembly from another MB to use as a test fixture to get mine apart. - Visitor
replacing ignition lock cylinder - Visitor
my ignition is stuck and will not turn
The electronic throttle assembly may suffer an electrical failure. It is often cheaper to send...
the key will not turn left or right
High mileage vehicles may develop a transmission fluid leak from one or more of the oil seals....
I bought a used central-door-lock vacuum pump for 1988 300E W124. To quickly test it, I applied...