1987 Mercedes-Benz 300D Maintenance Schedule

Scheduled Maintenance for Your 1987 Mercedes-Benz 300D

What is the maintenance schedule for the 1987 Mercedes-Benz 300D?

Your Guide to 1987 Mercedes-Benz 300D Scheduled Maintenance

You want your Mercedes-Benz 300D to last as long as possible. With proactive maintenance, your 300D could be on the road well past the 200,000 mile mark. Not an expert in what services your car needs and when? No problem. There's no need to guess when it's time to get 300D maintenance, and no need to wait until something goes wrong. It’s as easy as following the recommended maintenance schedule that’s been written specifically for your 1987 Mercedes-Benz 300D!

The recommended maintenance schedule is put together by Mercedes-Benz, your vehicle manufacturer. Driving conditions, climate variations, and other variables can affect which scheduled maintenance services you’ll need; in most cases, though, recommended maintenance will consist of services like oil changes, tire rotations, brake pad replacement, filter changes, and fluid checks and exchanges. Staying on track with routine service appointments can help your 300D perform better, decrease your risk of dangerous malfunctions on the road, and help you avoid expensive repairs caused by 1987 Mercedes-Benz 300D problems later.

Essential Maintenance to Keep Your Mercedes-Benz 300D Running Newer, Longer

Head to your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care in your 1987 Mercedes-Benz 300D for factory-recommended routine maintenance and a skilled technician will start the appointment with a Courtesy Check. The Courtesy Check helps us see what we’re working with under the hood, and allows us to alert you to any potential problems before they worsen. During a Courtesy Check, we’ll always check your battery, then we’ll move on to inspect your 300D’s head and tail lights, tires, fluid levels, alignment, and windshield wipers.

Think you could be due for a new battery in your 1987 Mercedes-Benz 300D? If your current battery is more than three years old, it may be time for a replacement (batteries typically last somewhere between three and five years). Depending on the climate where you live and your habits while driving, your 300D may need a replacement battery sooner. Extremely hot or cold temperatures can take a toll on your Mercedes-Benz 300D battery, and so can frequent short drives. It can be tempting to try and get as much life out of your battery as possible, but it’s smart to check it regularly and replace it before it gets too weak. Otherwise, you may find yourself (and your trusty 300D) stuck in the middle of nowhere. Your Mercedes-Benz 300D could quickly go from being a trusty ride to a source of stress in a matter of minutes.

In addition to maintaining a strong battery, investing in regular oil changes can help your 1987 Mercedes-Benz 300D's engine run smoother. Reference the chart toward the top of the page if you're not sure about the optimal oil change intervals for your 1987 300D. Remember, things like average outside temperature or frequency of trips could increase or decrease this interval for your specific vehicle. Come in and speak with a Firestone Complete Auto Care technician to find out how often to change your oil. We'll also help you understand what type of oil to use for your 1987 Mercedes-Benz 300D.

Periodic service to the steering system in your Mercedes-Benz 300D can help you keep control of your vehicle at all times (plus, it can make for a smoother ride!). Don’t let a misalignment or pulling steering wheel put you in danger. You can count on Firestone Complete Auto Care’s trained technicians to inspect this system and, if needed, perform Mercedes-Benz 300D suspension and steering services. These might include wheel alignment, power steering fluid flushes and replenishments, ball joint lubrication, wheel bearing replacement, and strut replacement. Components within your Mercedes-Benz 300D's steering system require regular maintenance.

If you skip recommended Mercedes-Benz 300D services, you could be feeling the heat on the road – literally! A malfunctioning A/C system or overheating engine can wreak havoc on your car. Don’t sweat it, though! Our technicians can take care of those issues, too. At Firestone Complete Auto Care, we have what it takes to provide top-notch service for your Mercedes-Benz 300D engine heating and cooling systems, as well as your air conditioning. Need a new Mercedes-Benz 300D radiator? We got it. Is your A/C blowing hot air? We’re on it. Firestone Complete Auto Care is your spot for 1987 Mercedes-Benz 300D maintenance.

We can help you keep your vehicle (and your life!) running smoothly. Many of our locations have weekend and evening hours for your convenience.

Want to know the secrets to maintaining your 1987 Mercedes-Benz 300D? Read on for answers to common maintenance questions!

Take an active role in maintaining your 1987 Mercedes-Benz 300D. Get answers to common Mercedes-Benz 300D maintenance questions and learn more about caring for your vehicle.

  • What do I do if I hit a pothole in my Mercedes-Benz 300D? Check your car for pothole damage! If you’ve recently hit a pothole (or even if you don’t remember hitting one… they can be sneaky!) check your tire treads, tire sidewalls, and wheels for damage. Potholes can also knock your car out of alignment, so have your alignment checked if you suspect you’ve driven over a rough patch of road lately.
  • When should I switch my Mercedes-Benz 300D to high mileage oil? Do you have more than 75,000 miles on your Mercedes-Benz 300D? If so, request to switch to high mileage oil at your next oil change. This type of oil is specially formulated to keep aging engine parts in the best possible condition.
  •  Why are my Mercedes-Benz dashboard lights on? It's better to get them addressed as soon as possible. An illuminated dashboard light means something in your vehicle isn't functioning like it should. Letting problems linger can mean bad news for your Mercedes-Benz 300D, so be sure to take your car in for service as soon as you notice an illuminated dashboard light

Get Work Done on Your Mercedes-Benz 300D

Your Mercedes-Benz 300D isn’t just a car. It’s a part of your lifestyle. Keep it running newer, longer and schedule your routine maintenance appointment today.