1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SL Drivetrain Service

1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SL Drivetrain Service

Your 380SL drivetrain transfers power from your engine to the wheels. It spans the length of your vehicle, from the transmission to the axles. It's one of the most complex systems in your 380SL and is made up of everything after the engine transmission: differentials, driveshafts, joints, axles, and wheels. When you tune into you 1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SL drivetrain, you help maintain your vehicle’s overall power. You can help prevent repairs by checking and changing differential fluids, and lubricating bearings and gears according to Mercedes-Benz's recommendations.

What Are Mercedes-Benz 380SL Drivetrain Repairs

Drivetrains for front, rear, and all-wheel-drive and 4WD vehicles are not all the same. You don't want to go to any random shop for drivetrain repair. You want to visit Firestone Complete Auto Care. We can help repair all of your 1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SL drivetrain components including the CV axles, joints, and driving shaft. Your Mercedes-Benz 380SL may need driveshaft attention if you feel vibration as your vehicle accelerates, clunks when shifting, heavy vibrations in your floorboards, or resistance when turning. It's hard to put a timeframe on drivetrain repair. There’s no expiration date on the system’s pieces and parts. A lot depends on your driving style and climate. Your best bet is to visit Firestone Complete Auto Care when you first notice a problem with how your Mercedes-Benz 380SL drives.

How much does it cost to fix your 1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SL drivetrain? Again, it depends! Some more minor differential repairs, like seal or gasket replacement, can fall in the more affordable category. Major repairs, like gear or bearing replacement, require more labor and can therefore be more expensive.

1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SL Drivetrain Questions

Got drivetrain problems? Then you’ve got driving problems. Get answers to everyday 1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SL drivetrain questions, and stop by your neighborhood Firestone Complete Auto Care today.

  • Can Mercedes-Benz service save me money? Yes. Servicing the drivetrain system can help you avoid more significant repairs. A bad drivetrain can put more stress on other vehicle components.
  • How do I know if my Mercedes-Benz drivetrain is damaged? Your Mercedes-Benz 380SL drivetrain might be damaged if you notice strange noises from the rear of your vehicle, see fluid leaking, or have issues turning.
  • When should I come in for Mercedes-Benz 380SL differential service? Double check your owner’s manual and talk with a technician. Differential service frequency varies from car to car. At a minimum, we recommend getting your differential inspected and the differential fluid changed as a part of your regular vehicle maintenance routine since your vehicle cannot function without a differential.

1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SL Repair

Nothing lasts forever. Even your Mercedes-Benz 380SL's many parts and pieces. When something breaks, we're ready. Click on a repair below to learn more about 1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SL repairs.

Get Mercedes-Benz 380SL Drivetrain Service

Don’t let drivetrain problems drive you crazy. Drive to Firestone Complete Auto Care for 1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SL drivetrain service and repair. Schedule an appointment today.