Originally posted by Derrel H Green
BTW, the car just rolled 90K, so if it has not ever had a new altenator, it surely won't be long, will it?
Not necessarily. I've never had an MB alternator go out that early, however, some of the newer cars have very elaborate electrical systems and I wonder if they put more strain on the charging system.
It was the one part on our 98 E300 that didn't break.