1992 Mercedes Benz 500E
VIN number: WDBEA36E4NB803251
Motor number: 119974-12-005265
Smoke Silver with Cream-Beige Leather
Original owner purchased the vehicle from W.I. Simonson, Inc, Santa Monica, CA on January 30,1993.
This 500E has always been a California registered car and is for sale by the second owner who purchased it December 23, 1998 from R.A.B. Motors in West San Rafael, CA with a mileage of 72,961. The current mileage is approximately 200,500 and the car easily passed a recent California emissions test.
The original books and Mercedes Benz AM/FM Stereo Radio with Cassette Player are included with the sale although the original radio is not currently installed. There is a Kenwood KDC-X696 CD-Receiver with USB Interface head unit with Bluetooth and an external microphone currently installed. All service receipts from 1999 are included. I don’t have the receipts prior to my ownership. All routine service performed per Owner’s Manual, which is up to date. Four door/ignition keys and one valet key.
At mileage 104,805 BergWerks in Van Nuys, CA installed an ASR Defeat switch in the Snow Chain switch slot. The wiring harness was replaced on 7/12/11 at mileage 149,754.
Transmission rebuilt by Sun Valley Mercedes Transmission on 9/23/14 at mileage 178,526. Transmission with torque converter rebuilt using original transmission case.
The front struts, strut mounts and strut bearings were replaced on 3/4/15 at mileage 182,478.
In the past month the distributor caps, spark plugs, wire set, air mass meter, air temperature sensor, engine temperature sensor, oxygen sensor, ignition coils, fuel pressure regulator, catalytic converter, radiator, engine under tray and battery were all replaced.
The interior is in good condition except for the driver’s seat where there is wear on the bolsters as should be expected. There is a crack in the veneer on the rear seat ashtray cover and a small crack between the exterior mirror adjust switch and window lock switch. There are no cracks on the dash. All electrical controls work as they should. The A/C blows cold air.
The original windshield has been replaced with a windshield made by Pilkington. Current rubber is Bridgestone Potenza RE760, 225/55R16. The sale includes one spare wheel/tire, in addition to the spare in the trunk. There are two rubber front floor mats for winter and four carpet mats. No logos. There is also a custom fit Covercraft sun shade/heat shield. The car has always been garaged during my ownership and there is zero rust having always been a California car. There a couple of small parking dents in the rear panel between the trunk and the bumper.