Transmission Services for 1987 Mercedes-Benz 300E

Why is Your 1987 300E’s Transmission So Important?

Your transmission carries power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive at the speed you desire. Because of the transmission’s responsibility to translate the right dose of power into the right amount of speed, a tiny transmission issue can take a major toll on your car’s performance. It's a type of car problem that’s not hard to notice. 1987 Mercedes-Benz 300E transmission problems could include shifting delays, grinding when accelerating, a feeling of shakiness, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. If you don’t pay attention to Mercedes-Benz 300E transmission trouble your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that you can't drive your 300E at all.

Mercedes-Benz Transmission Recommendations for 1987 300Es

Mercedes-Benz recommends having your 300E's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. First off, your 300E differential and transmission fluids should be exchanged at regular intervals with Mercedes-Benz-approved products. Our expert techs are familiar with 1987 300E services and perform them according to Mercedes-Benz-recommended specifications. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your 300E’s transmission, book an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

How Much Do Mercedes-Benz 300E Transmission Repairs Cost

We work to keep the average cost for Mercedes-Benz 300E transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Drop by your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for a free Courtesy Check. We’ll give your 300E a check-up so you can make informed service and repair decisions. Whether your car needs a transmission fluid exchange or repair, you can rely on our Triple Promise to deliver a car that’s Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 1987 Mercedes-Benz 300E’s Transmission

  • What happens if I "ride" my 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 my Mercedes-Benz tow?   Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how small. Defying your 300E towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Check your owner's manual to ensure you have the proper towing setup and aren't going over your towing capacity.
  • How often does my 300E transmission fluid need to be checked? Caring for your Mercedes-Benz 300E’s transmission fluid is a great way to help it perform. Some technicians would say that between 30,000 and 60,000 miles is a good timeframe for having your Mercedes-Benz's transmission fluid checked and replaced, but that timeline can vary depending on how your vehicle is used and your manufacturer’s recommendations. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.

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