Engine Oil and Coolant Leaks Resulting in Fulid Intermix on Mercedes-Benz 300E

Internal and External engine oil & coolant leaks can develop from the head gasket and/or timing cover gasket; these leaks should be repaired before the engine oil and coolant intermix which can result in severe engine damage.

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Average mileage: 286,000 (286,000–286,000)
4 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993
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I need my 4th Head Gasket. Would love to hear how commone this problem is and to file a class action. I don't care how old the car is...a manufacturers defect needs to be repaired by Mercedes....right?