I have an 1985 300D in immaculate condition.
It has 86,000 original miles on it. My problem is that the steering seems to have about an inch or so of play to the left and right (sloppy). My mercedes dealer says that he could only tighten up the steering box so much...that it needs a new steering box! I am having a hard time believing this! He put in a new dampener shock in the front and did an alignment. It did not help. It really has too much play in the steering. Is this safe?
Has anyone else had a similar experience? Any other cures or do I really need to put in a new steering box?