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

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.

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Average mileage: 143,558 (94,000–193,117)
4 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 300SE 94,000 mi,
LOCKS UP THE STEERING COLUMN
1993 Mercedes-Benz 300SE 193,117 mi,
ignition key only turned 1/4 way,key stuck,replaced ignition lock cylinder/ignition switch to fix issue.