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300ce reliability

hi all, just got my first merc, its a 300ce.
just wondering if anyone has any scary stories about the reliability?
any common faults etc?
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RE: 300ce reliability

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Conley,

You should post in the W124 forum on this site.

I'm driving a 300CE and like it a lot. No problems to report after 11,000 miles. Total on the clock is 51,000. I've heard that the 300 series head gaskets are weak and the wiring harness may degrade. We'll see.

Cheers!

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RE: 300ce reliability

i bought my 300ce from some guy beutiful looking car but damn i have so many problems. ive hardly driven the car and spent a wad of cash ive rebuilt the tranny and replacing the headgasket while im typing this. im also having a idle problem but il figure that out later. all this and i havent had a tune up yet. but you gotta admit the car looks great. im gonna fix it and keep it as long as i can or when i run out of money that is
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