The Speedometer May Fail Due to Internal Drive Gear Wear on Mercedes-Benz 300E

Due to wear of the internal drive gear, the speedometer can stop working.

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Average mileage: 146,569 (135,700–168,000)
4 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993
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problem details
1990 Mercedes-Benz 300E 135,700 mi,
Odometer has failed
1990 Mercedes-Benz 300E 136,008 mi,
odometer failed, have been told by numerous mechanics that no one makes a replacement gear, so I live without it.