Transmission Services for 1989 Mercedes-Benz 300SE

Why is Your 1989 300SE’s Transmission So Important?

The transmission delivers power from the motor to your wheels so that you can drive at your desired speed. Because your transmission is responsible for converting the right amount of power into the right amount of speed, a small transmission issue can put a big dent in your 300SE’s performance. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. 1989 Mercedes-Benz 300SE transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, the car shaking at any speed, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. Let Mercedes-Benz 300SE transmission problems linger and you could see your fuel economy decrease or find that you can't drive your 300SE at all.

Mercedes-Benz Transmission Recommendations for 1989 300SEs

According to Mercedes-Benz, your 300SE’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. For example, the transmission fluid in your 300SE should be exchanged regularly with Mercedes-Benz-approved fluid. Our expert techs are familiar with 1989 300SE services and perform them according to Mercedes-Benz-recommended specifications. If you think there’s something wrong with your 300SE’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

Mercedes-Benz 300SE Transmission Service Cost

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

1989 Mercedes-Benz 300SE Transmission Q&A

  • 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. Pay attention to how often you apply your brake and use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can my Mercedes-Benz tow?   Think twice before volunteering to tow a moving trailer, no matter how light the load might seem. Defying your 300SE 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.
  • When should I have my 300SE's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Caring for your Mercedes-Benz 300SE’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.

Take Time for Your Mercedes-Benz 300SE Transmission

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