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Old 03-18-2002, 04:03 PM
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Well, if you are still here, there's plenty of info in the archives, but I just had the same thing happen to me recently. The car lost power while driving and the same dash warning lights came on.

It was a simple case of replacing the brushes in the alternator. A cheap $25 part and approx. 5 minutes of labor on my part.

BTW, my 13 yr old 300E looks and drives like new. A little preventative maintenance goes a long, long way with these cars. People constantly put my car at a '96-97, not an '89.

Good luck.
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