300SE Sedan (3.2L 6-cyl. 5-speed Automatic)
|Ratings Key||Minimal Problems||Moderate Problems||Significant Problems|
Occasional problems on this vehicle are failures of the Cylinder Head Gasket, the Engine Control Systems Unit (MAS Unit) and the Electro-Hydraulic Actuator (EHA). Failure of the MAS Unit will prevent the vehicle from starting.
The cost to repair the Cylinder Head Gasket is estimated at $175.00 for parts and $702.00 for labor.The cost to repair the MAS Unit is estimated at $129.00 for parts and $26.00 for labor.The cost to repair the EHA is estimated at $187.00 for parts and $19.50 for labor.All prices are estimates based on $65 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.
|Transmission & Driveline|
|Steering & Suspension|
|Heating & Air Conditioning||
A periodic problem on this vehicle is failure of the Air Conditioning (A/C) Compressor Speed Sensor.
The cost to repair the A/C Compressor Speed Sensor is estimated at $143.00 for parts and $162.00 for labor.This vehicle was originally charged with R-12 refrigerant which is no longer being manufactured. The refrigerant is still available, but it is very expensive ($25.00-$50.00 per pound, 2-5 pounds per vehicle). Conversion to the new R-134A refrigerant is possible, at an average cost of about $200-$300 parts and labor.All prices are estimates based on $65 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.
|Starting & Charging|
|Overall||4 out of 5|