Mercedes-Benz
300SE
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High Usage Vehicles May Experience Ignition Lock and Tumbler Failures on Mercedes-Benz 300SE

Problem Description and Possible Solution

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.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 143,558 (94,000–193,117)
4 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993
7 people reported this problem
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LOCKS UP THE STEERING COLUMN
ignition key only turned 1/4 way,key stuck,replaced ignition lock cylinder/ignition switch to fix issue.