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Old 08-13-2002, 09:49 PM
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As far as your harness is concerned: The 119 engines in that year...92+ had a service bulletin making dealers aware of wiring harness failure. Although it was not considered a "recall", dealers have been known to replace the harness at a significant price reduction in the name of "customer good will"...Factors that the dealers take into consideration are:
auto mileage , service record and confirmation that your particular car falls within the period of known harness manufacturing issues. Your machine sounds like a great candidate for some good will.
I had my 92 400E examined by a local dealer who was willing to make the change at "his parts cost only"...after checking the car, the service manager determined that the harness had been previously replaced.
Good luck
'87 300E
'92 400E
'06 ML350
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