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Old 03-26-2012, 06:08 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Looking at a 2004 E55 AMG

I am new to this forum. I am probably at the complete opposite spectrum of car ownership (2005 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution) but the time has come to purchase a more "family friendly" car. I have owned german cars in the past so now the cost of ownership is quite a bit more than owning a japanse car. From what i have read its appears as these cars are very solid mechanically but do suffer from electrical gremlins (based on the below)
http://www.benzworld.org/forums/w211...eliable-2.html

I also read that the supercharger clutch can fail which is an expensive part. Generally (aside form a complete service history) what are the items i should ask, look out for. The car I am looking at has 46k miles.

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Old 04-03-2012, 11:58 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Is the car you are looking at in Southern NH?
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