Transmission Services for 1989 Mercedes-Benz 260E

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Automatic or manual transmission, Firestone Complete Auto Care can help. Schedule a transmission service or repair today.

What’s the Importance of Your 1989 260E’s Transmission?

The transmission delivers power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive on your terms. Since the transmission has to translate the precise amount of power for your desired amount of speed, even the smallest transmission problems should be addressed right away. It's a type of car problem that’s not hard to notice. 1989 Mercedes-Benz 260E transmission problems could include shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, the car shaking on the road, or whistling noises and a burning smell coming from under the hood. If you don’t pay attention to Mercedes-Benz 260E transmission trouble you might notice your fuel economy decrease or find that you can't drive your 260E at all.

Mercedes-Benz Transmission Recommendations for 1989 260Es

Mercedes-Benz recommends having your 260E's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. Specifically, Mercedes-Benz recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 1989 Mercedes-Benz 260Es at certain intervals with Mercedes-Benz-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians are trained to service 1989  Mercedes-Benz 260E transmission systems according to vehicle manufacturer recommendations. If you think there’s something wrong with your 260E’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your engine running at peak performance.

Mercedes-Benz 260E Transmission Service Cost

We work hard to offer affordable Mercedes-Benz 260E transmission repairs and services. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and we’ll give your car a free Courtesy Check. We’ll check out your 260E’s major systems and components to help inform your car service decisions. Whether your vehicle needs a fluid exchange or routine maintenance, you can rely on our Triple Promise to deliver a car that’s Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1989 Mercedes-Benz 260E Questions & Answers

  • What happens when you "ride" your Mercedes-Benz's brakes? Keeping your foot on the brake pedal or lightly but consistently pushing it down can lead to transmission problems. Keep that in mind when driving in hilly terrain and remember to use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can I tow in a Mercedes-Benz 260E? Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how light the load might seem. The added weight can cause issues with your transmission if your vehicle isn't equipped to handle the load. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your 260E is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • Does my 260E's transmission fluid need to be inspected? Caring for your Mercedes-Benz 260E’s transmission fluid is a great way to help it perform. About every 30,000 to 60,000 miles is a good timeframe for having your transmission fluid inspected and perhaps changed. Service intervals can vary depending on how you use your Mercedes-Benz, so check with your technician first. Leaks or low transmission fluid are easy to spot and affordable to repair.
  • Can Mercedes-Benz 260E transmission fluid leak? Yes. Mercedes-Benz 260E transmission fluid can leak as time passes, which may lead to transmission problems. Transmission fluid leaks are often caused by worn or damaged transmission components, such as the transmission pan, cooler lines, seals, or housing. An overfilled transmission may also be behind your transmission fluid leak.
  • Where can I get my  Mercedes-Benz 260E transmission fixed? Look to your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for 260E transmission system diagnostics and repairs. Schedule an appointment online today.
  • Can I still drive my Mercedes-Benz 260E if it has a transmission fluid leak? Driving your 260E with a transmission fluid leak is highly discouraged. Transmission fluid is vital to the smooth operation of your transmission system, and a leak can put the entire system at risk. A transmission fluid leak may lead to decreased performance, overheating, and possibly even transmission failure.