Transmission Services for 1985 Mercedes-Benz 300D

Why is Your 1985 300D’s Transmission So Important?

The transmission delivers power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive on your terms. Because your transmission is responsible for converting the right amount of power into the right amount of speed, a tiny transmission issue can take a major toll on your car’s performance. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. 1985 Mercedes-Benz 300D transmission problems could include shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, the car shaking at any speed, or whistling noises and a burning smell coming from under the hood. If you don’t pay attention to Mercedes-Benz 300D transmission trouble you might notice your fuel economy decrease or find that your 300D isn’t working at all.

Mercedes-Benz Transmission Recommendations for 1985 300Ds

According to Mercedes-Benz, your 300D’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. Specifically, the transmission fluid in your 300D should be exchanged regularly with Mercedes-Benz-approved fluid. Our technicians know how to service your 1985 300D up to Mercedes-Benz-recommended standards. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your 300D’s transmission, book an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your engine running at peak performance.

How Much Do Mercedes-Benz 300D Transmission Repairs Cost

We do our best to keep Mercedes-Benz 300D transmission repairs and services affordable. Drop by your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for a free Courtesy Check. We'll inspect your 300D's major operating systems so you can have the information you need to make the best decision for your car. Whether your vehicle needs a fluid exchange or preventative maintenance, you can trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1985 Mercedes-Benz 300D Transmission Q&A

  • 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. Pay attention to how often you apply your brake and use engine braking when possible.
  • What can I tow in a Mercedes-Benz? 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. Check your owner's manual to ensure you have the proper towing setup and aren't going over your towing capacity.
  • When should I have my 300D's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Caring for your Mercedes-Benz 300D’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. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.

Brake for Mercedes-Benz 300D Transmission Service

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