1996 MERCEDES S280
THE STORY SO FAR Miles driven 119 Total mileage 80,139 What’s gone wrong The auto needs a service
The hunt is on for an automotive exorcist to rid the Mercedes of its demons – well, a decent specialist to give the four-speed auto a service, anyway. As news editor Murray reported on his trip to Long Sutton Athletic FC ( CCW, 19 April) we reckon it’s holding on to those ratios way too long. It isn’t doing its mpg readout any good, so we’re going to get it booked in with the experts. We’ll keep you posted.