1990 Mercedes-Benz 300D Transmission Service

1990 Mercedes-Benz 300D Maintenance Schedule

Not sure when your 1990 300D is due for its next transmission service?

What Does Your Mercedes-Benz 300D Transmission Do?

Your transmission carries power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive at the speed you desire. Because your transmission is responsible for converting the right amount of power into the right amount of speed, even the smallest transmission problems should be addressed right away. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. Mercedes-Benz 300D transmission problems can present themselves as shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, the car shaking on the road, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. If you don’t pay attention to Mercedes-Benz 300D transmission trouble your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that you can't drive your 300D at all.

Mercedes-Benz Transmission Recommendations for 1990 300Ds

According to Mercedes-Benz, your 300D’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. First off, Mercedes-Benz recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 1990 Mercedes-Benz 300Ds at certain intervals with Mercedes-Benz-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians are trained to service 1990  Mercedes-Benz 300D transmission systems according to vehicle manufacturer recommendations. If you think there’s something wrong with your 300D’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

How Much Do Mercedes-Benz 300D Transmission Repairs Cost

We work to keep the average cost for Mercedes-Benz 300D transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Stop by your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care and we'll start your visit with a free Courtesy Check. We’ll give your 300D a check-up so you can make informed service and repair decisions. Whether your vehicle needs a transmission fluid exchange or repair, you can count on our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1990 Mercedes-Benz 300D Transmission Q&A

  • What happens when you "ride" your Mercedes-Benz's brakes? Riding the brakes (keeping your foot lightly pressed on the brake pedal for a long time) can lead to transmission issues over time. Remember that when you’re driving down winding roads, and opt for engine braking when possible.
  • How much can I tow in a Mercedes-Benz 300D? Think twice before volunteering to tow a moving trailer, no matter how light the load might seem. Defying your 300D towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your 300D is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • When should I have my 300D's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Maintaining your Mercedes-Benz 300D transmission fluid is one of the best ways to maintain your transmission's health. 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.

Brake for Mercedes-Benz 300D Transmission Service

Whether you drive an automatic or manual, Firestone Complete Auto Care can help diagnose and fix transmission issues. Schedule transmission services for your 300D today.