1991 300SE W126 original owner until last summer - books, records

Price: US $5,000.00 Item location: Easton, Maryland, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Mercedes-Benz
  • Model: S-Class
  • Type: Sedan
  • Trim: 300SE
  • Year: 1991
  • Mileage: 146,000
  • VIN: WDBCA24E7MA603652
  • Color: Smoke Silver
  • Engine size: 3.0 I-6
  • Number of cylinders: 6
  • Power options: Air Conditioning, Cruise Control, Power Locks, Power Windows, Power Seats
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Taupe
  • Safety options: Anti-Lock Brakes, Driver Airbag, Passenger Airbag
  • Options: Leather Seats, Sunroof
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
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Description:

1991 Mercedes-Benz S-Class 300SE

Very clean 1991 Mercedes Benz 300 SE, W126 Chassis, short wheelbase.
Acquired from original owner's estate in McLean, VA last summer with 143K original miles. Now has 146K.
Exterior 7/10, Interior 9.5/10
Pros:-Extensive maintenance records, and manuals, first aid kit, spare tire, tools all in place(see below)-Drives exceptionally well - smooth, tight, stable, strong brakes - no squeaks, rattles, shimmies, etc.-Garaged from day 1-no kids, no smoke, no pets, no stains, no odors, no abuse-interior is very very clean - back seat appears to have been rarely if ever used, zebrano wood trim is 99% crack free (there is a tiny hairline crack around the shifter that you have to look very hard to find); no cracks in dashboard, gauges are clear and bright, leather is supple and in great shape (very light wear on driver's bolster, otherwise pretty much flawless)-enthusiast owned since last summer and good recent maintenance and updates - please see records below-Accessories that work as designed: All windows, sunroof, auto climate control heat and A/C, drivers power seat (passenger power seat switch only works front/back), cruise-leather has been treated with Griot's Garage products, new hexmat rubber floormats installed (the original Mercedes mats are missing)-has brake dust shields which have helped preserve what appears to be the original finish on the original Mercedes alloy wheels-comes with a number of spare parts that I haven't had the time to install including items for a fresh tune up, fuel filter, power steering filter/fluid, spark plugs, etc. -I have a replacement badge that comes w/ the car for the "300S" emblem on the trunk, which is missing the 'E'
Cons:-Accessories that don't work: radio/cassette, power antenna, passenger power seat only works front/back-original paint looks great from 20 feet away - upon close inspection however, the typical light fading/scratching that seems to happen to light colored Mercedes of this vintage is present-there are a few door dings - nothing major, and I suspect that a dent doctor could remove them for little cost-car needs engine mounts
Here is an accounting of maintenance done to the car, for which I have the supporting records:
Date Mileage out Description Mechanic
10/8/91 990 Change engine oil and filter; Change diff oil American Service Center
12/4/91 New key acquired American Service Center
5/14/92 4377 change engine oil and filter American Service Center
12/11/92 7312 Oil change (QS 10w40); oil treatment; oil filter; "beauty treatment" American Service Center
5/12/93 Flat tire repair National Tire Wholesale - McLean
11/2/93 12039 Change engine oil and filter (QS 15w40) American Service Center
5/6/94 15267 Change engine oil and filter (QS 15w40); replace spark plugs; add fuel additive; add oil treatment; replace air filter American Service Center
10/7/94 18769 Replaced cold start valve; replace front brake pads and rotors American Service Center
10/19/94 19240 Replaced check valve at fuel pump; replaced 6 fuel injectors; replaced leaking fuel distributor; replace lambda tower and adjust lambda American Service Center
1/12/95 22505 Change engine oil and filter (QS 15w40); oil treatment; fuel treatment American Service Center
6/15/95 26991 Change engine oil and filter (QS 15w40) American Service Center
10/11/95 30240 Replace LF speaker and fader control; change engine oil and filter; replace wiper inserts; service transmission (Dex II); replace p/s filter and fluid; replace air filter; replace cabin filter; reseal front cam cover and replace oil cap; replace water pump; replace thermostat and cover; replace front flex disc; replace rear brake pads; replace Serp V Belt American Service Center
10/19/95 30549 replaced radio and fader control American Service Center
10/24/95 30568 replaced amplifier American Service Center
1/23/96 32866 replace drivers side seat belt mechanism American Service Center
3/14/96 34025 Change engine oil and filter (QS 15w40); replace LF window regulator; replace engine mounts American Service Center
8/1/96 37713 Change engine oil and filter (QS 15w40); oil treatment; fuel treatment; replace antenna mast; replace battery; replace front brake pads; evac and charge A/C American Service Center
1/30/97 42160 Change engine oil and filter (QS 15w40); replace engine mounts American Service Center
6/10/97 45145 Change engine oil and filter (QS 15w40); replace spark plugs; add fuel additive; add oil treatment; replace air filter; replace wiper insert; change coolant American Service Center
9/22/97 47931 Change engine oil and filter (QS 15w40) American Service Center
3/23/98 52040 Change engine oil and filter (QS 15w40); oil treatment; fuel treatment American Service Center
9/1/98 57188 Change engine oil and filter (QS 15w40); replace center and rear exhaust; front alignment American Service Center
12/30/98 59816 Change engine oil and filter (QS 15w40); transmission service (Dex II); replace P/S fluid and filter; replace emergency switch; replace wiper insert; oil treatment; fuel treatment; replace RR window regulator; replace idler arm bushings; replace front brake discs and pads; repack front wheel bearings; replace exhaust manifold gasket; replaced radiator elbow; resealed front timing cover and fan clutch cover; American Service Center
8/7/99 64842 Change oil and filter (Pennzoil 15w40) Jiffy Lube Vienna
11/16/99 67051 Change engine oil and filter (QS 15w40); oil treatment; fuel treatment; replaced right headlamp bulb American Service Center
8/7/00 72749 Change oil and filter (Pennzoil 15w40) Jiffy Lube Vienna
12/6/00 78986 Change oil and filter (Pennzoil 15w40) Jiffy Lube Vienna
3/14/01 80000 4 wheel alignment National Tire and Battery - McLean
3/21/01 80848 Test and replace battery American Service Center
5/23/01 82118 Replace radiator; replace thermostat; replace coolant; change engine oil and filter; top off transmission fluid; replace brake bulb Irv's Foreign Car Service, Springfield VA
12/19/01 86475 change engine oil and filter; changed transmission fluid and filter Irv's Foreign Car Service, Springfield VA
1/22/02 ? Replace heater control valve; replace thermostat seal Irv's Foreign Car Service, Springfield VA
6/6/02 90273 Change oil and filter and filter; change p/s fluid and filter; replace front brake pads; replace air filter; replace fuel filter; replace rear bulb Irv's Foreign Car Service, Springfield VA
11/21/02 94205 Change engine oil and filter; top off other fluids Irv's Foreign Car Service, Springfield VA
12/17/02 94519 Replace water pump; replace serp V belt; replace coolant; clean distributor and rotor; replace bypass hose Irv's Foreign Car Service, Springfield VA
4/30/03 97618 Change oil and filter (Pennzoil 15w40) Jiffy Lube Vienna
10/27/08 127460 Replaced battery; replaced valve cover gasket Mercedes of Alexandria
5/22/09 128957 Evac and charge A/C; Mercedes of Alexandria
10/11/11 137128 change engine oil and filter; replaced ball joints; replaced steering knuckles; replaced tie rods; replaced front shocks; alignment Mercedes of Alexandria
3/19/12 ? Evac and charge A/C; replaced line and seals and compressor Mercedes of Alexandria
8/27/12 ? Evac and charge A/C; replaced A/C compressor and converted to R134a Mercedes of Alexandria
12/12/12 ? Topped off fluids Mercedes of Alexandria
7/19/16 143046 Replaced battery; replaced valve cover gasket HBL
8/1/16 143059 Change oil and filter (Mobil Delvac 15W40) Silver Star Motors (Vienna)
SINCE AUGUST WITHIN LAST 3000 miles Replaced differential mount; replaced transmission mount; replaced alternator ;replaced belt tensioner and serp belt; replaced thrust arm bushings; changed differential fluid Silver Star Motors; Carr Mercedes; self