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Old 02-07-2001, 01:06 AM
brianw brianw is offline
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Join Date: Jan 2001
Location: Iowa
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I just purchased a '92 400E and discovered through my pre-purchase research, this seems to be a common problem. Mine had the same thing when I bought it, the PS leak, had it fixed and is fine now.

I also have an '87 260E with 280,500 miles and is still strong as ever. I would anticipate, assuming all things equal, it too will run at least this long, but you never know.

Last friday I headed outside to pack for a weekend out of town to find -30 degree below zero weather, and a neighborhood full of dead cars. Yes, the 260 has to sit outside. I easily drive the oldest car in my neighborhood, and with one arm, just had rotator cuff surgery, I reach in and the ole 260 starts right up. Does every morning, and purred down the highway for 2.5 hours at 80mph!

I absolutely love the W124, can't imagine another. And this is on the heels of purchasing a brand new BMW!

Take care,
Brian W.
92 400E
90 300E
87 260E
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