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I have a 1982 300 CD. Two major things: 1. When you start
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I have a 380 SL 1982 My problem; The power steering oil leaks..vent
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1992 mercedes 300e: a sudden key wont turn..wiggling..steering wheel
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Have a 1991 560 SEL, the key is stuck in the ignition
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1982 mercedes: ignition key wont turn..wrench..steering..cylinder
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mercedes: sl..ignition key..my key there is a little chip on the tip
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1982 380sl: My wheel lock is stuck..wheel wont turn..dash panel
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1995 mercedes: now my key wont work..steering wheel..shifter
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Steering lock..removed the Steering wheel and Dash cluster.
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