Transmission Services for 1989 Mercedes-Benz 300TE

Show Your Mercedes-Benz 300TE’s Transmission Some TLC

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

What’s the Importance of Your 1989 300TE’s Transmission?

Your transmission carries power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive at the speed you desire. Since the transmission has to translate the precise amount of power for your desired amount of speed, a tiny transmission issue can take a major toll on your car’s performance. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. 1989 Mercedes-Benz 300TE transmission problems could include shifting delays, grinding when accelerating, the car shaking on the road, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. Let Mercedes-Benz 300TE transmission problems linger and you could see your fuel economy decrease or find that your 300TE isn’t working at all.

Mercedes-Benz Transmission Recommendations for 1989 300TEs

According to Mercedes-Benz, your 300TE’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. First off, your 300TE differential and transmission fluids should be exchanged at regular intervals with Mercedes-Benz-approved products. Our technicians know how to service your 1989 300TE up to Mercedes-Benz-recommended standards. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your 300TE’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 300TE Transmission Repairs Cost

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

1989 Mercedes-Benz 300TE Questions & Answers

  • What happens if I "ride" my Mercedes-Benz's brakes? Riding the brakes or keeping your foot on the brake pedal (even lightly) can lead to transmission issues. 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 300TE? Think twice before volunteering to tow your friend's moving trailer, no matter how light the load might seem. Defying your 300TE 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 300TE transmission fluid need to be checked? Maintaining your Mercedes-Benz 300TE transmission fluid is one of the best ways to maintain your transmission's health. 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. Leaks or low transmission fluid are easy to spot and affordable to repair.
  • Is it possible for transmission fluid to leak from my Mercedes-Benz 300TE? Over time, transmission fluid can leak from your Mercedes-Benz 300TE, potentially causing transmission problems. A transmission fluid leak may be caused by a damaged transmission pan, faulty transmission cooler lines, worn-out seals, a cracked transmission housing, or an overfilled transmission.
  • Who fixes Mercedes-Benz 300TE transmission leaks? Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care can troubleshoot and repair 300TE transmission systems. Book an appointment online today.
  • Is it okay to drive a 300TE with a transmission fluid leak? It’s not advisable to drive your 300TE if it’s leaking transmission fluid. Your transmission system needs transmission fluid to function properly, and a leak can lead to significant problems, such as overheating or reduced performance. You might even experience transmission failure.