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Mercedes-Benz 300CE Problems

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Most Common Mercedes-Benz 300CE Problems

The engine wiring can degrade because the insulating material falls off leaving the bare wire exposed.
The seat springs and padding break down over time, causing a lean, tilt, or sag.
A rough running motor or lack of power can be caused by a failed distributor cap or rotor, ignition wires (or their resistors), or valve cover gasket leaks.
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2 Known Mercedes-Benz 300CE Brake Problems

4 Known Mercedes-Benz 300CE Drive Train Problems

2 Known Mercedes-Benz 300CE Electrical & Lights Problems

6 Known Mercedes-Benz 300CE Engine Problems

3 Known Mercedes-Benz 300CE Exhaust & Emissions Problems

2 Known Mercedes-Benz 300CE Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

6 Known Mercedes-Benz 300CE Miscellaneous Problems

5 Known Mercedes-Benz 300CE Suspension & Steering Problems

30 Known Mercedes-Benz 300CE Problems

Years to Avoid

Based on owner-submitted report and recall notices, Mercedes-Benz 300CE years 1991, 1993, and 1992 are the most likely to experience problems.

1991 Mercedes-Benz 300CE
1993 Mercedes-Benz 300CE
1992 Mercedes-Benz 300CE
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