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Date registered: Feb 2013
Vehicle: 1985 Mercedes-Benz 300SD
Location: Rhode Island & New York
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Hello All! '85 300SD
Hello! My name is Amos and I own a 300SD. I bought it from a mechanic in Florida as a drop off / nonpayment. For almost a year it has been reliable, mostly, but since getting to the frigid North East it has started to deteriorate.
She has 386,000 miles.
Glow plugs no longer work. Dash light only comes on while cranking
Power steering squeals when wheel is turned to stops.
Sometimes shifts hard into second and doesn't want to shift up unless I coast for a second
Heat doesn't work, fan only blows on max/cool
Air cleaner housing is gone
Keyless entry doesn't work
Rear windows don't work, front driver's is slow
That's my list so far. There are more issues but not so pressing.
If anyone can recomend a mechanic in or near Providence, RI or Red Hook, Brooklyn, NY who can do maintenance please PM me. Same for pull-a-part yards.