any thoughts on Mercedes Benz S350D?

Discussion in 'Other German' started by Ryan S., Sep 11, 2005.

  1. Ryan S.

    Ryan S. Two Time F1 World Champ
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  3. BubblesQuah

    BubblesQuah F1 World Champ
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    Nov 1, 2003
    What year?

    There were a lot of problems with 3.5 engines - most of them have been rebuilt and/or replaced by now. Extreme oil usage and bent rods were the main problems.

    In general, Mercedes diesels are amazingly solid. I recently sold my '87 300TDT that was just about ready to turn 500,000 miles on it - and the engine was still rock solid - without anything other than normal maintenance on my part over the years.

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