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Old 10-08-2000, 10:19 PM
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When the infamous M104 leaking head gasket is properly replaced, is the problem solved? Or is there a history of recurrance.
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Old 10-09-2000, 01:31 AM
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ARJAY, did you have a c-280
repaired or r u just asking?
milage on car (curious)
I think in archives somebody
had to get gasket done twice over but
it may have been due to inadequate job
making for premature failure.

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1989 300SE
1995 C280
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Old 10-09-2000, 10:04 PM
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It is a '95 C280. The gasket was replaced at 30,500 miles. It now has 85,500 and no problems. Just curious to know if it may happen again. I couldn't locate information in the archives that directly answered this question, although it may be there somewhere.
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Old 10-09-2000, 10:22 PM
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gaskets supposed to be improves, however have seen the new ones leak also, but not as much.

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Part owner - MBZ Transmission remanufacture
2000 SL500
1995 E320
1989 300SE
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