300TE 4MATIC Wagon (3.0L 6-cyl. AWD 4-speed Automatic)
|Ratings Key||Minimal Problems||Moderate Problems||Significant Problems|
Periodic problems on this vehicle are failures of the Engine Control Systems Unit (MAS Unit) and the Cylinder Head Gasket. Failure of the MAS Unit may prevent the vehicle from starting.
The cost to repair the MAS Unit is estimated at $129.00 for parts and $26.00 for labor. The cost to repair the Cylinder Head Gasket is estimated at $125.00 for parts and $637.00 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||
An occasional problem on this vehicle is failure of the Blower Motor, and a periodic problem is failure of the Air Conditioning (A/C) Compressor Speed Sensor.
The cost to repair the Blower Motor is estimated at $266.00 for parts and $190.00 for labor.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 $100-$250 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|