1993 Mercedes-Benz 300-Class Sedan - Reliability

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300E 4MATIC Sedan (3.0L 6-cyl. AWD 4-speed Automatic)

Reliability Rating for 1993 Mercedes-Benz 300-Class Sedan by Identifix

Ratings Key Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems
  Rating Comments
Engine 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
Brake
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
Accessories
Overall 4 out of 5

Reliability Ratings displayed above reflect style specific standard features and may vary from aggregated values displayed for the same year in the historical model overviewed bellow.

Reliability History for Mercedes-Benz 300-Class Sedan by Identifix

  1991 1993
Engine
Transmission & Driveline
Steering & Suspension
Brake
Heating & Air Conditioning
Starting & Charging
Accessories
Overall

Reliability Ratings by Identifix is based from repair shop-reported issues. Though this data may be for years prior to model you are researching, it exposes how reliable this model platform has been historically.

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