Transmission Services for 1987 Mercedes-Benz 420SEL

Why is Your 1987 420SEL’s Transmission So Important?

The transmission delivers power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive on your terms. Because of the transmission’s responsibility to translate the right dose of power into the right amount of speed, even the smallest transmission problems should be addressed right away. It's a type of car problem that’s not hard to notice. 1987 Mercedes-Benz 420SEL transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, grinding or jumping 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 420SEL transmission trouble your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that you can't drive your 420SEL at all.

Mercedes-Benz Transmission Recommendations for 1987 420SELs

Your 420SEL’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to Mercedes-Benz. For example, the transmission fluid in your 420SEL should be exchanged regularly with Mercedes-Benz-approved fluid. Our expert techs are familiar with 1987 420SEL services and perform them according to Mercedes-Benz-recommended specifications. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your 420SEL’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 420SEL Transmission Repairs Cost

We work hard to offer affordable Mercedes-Benz 420SEL 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 check out your 420SEL’s major systems and components to help inform your car service decisions. Whether your car needs a transmission fluid exchange or preventative maintenance, you can rely on our Triple Promise to deliver a car that’s Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1987 Mercedes-Benz 420SEL Questions & Answers

  • What happens when you "ride" your Mercedes-Benz's brakes? Riding the brakes or keeping your foot on the brake pedal (even lightly) can lead to transmission issues. Pay attention to how often you apply your brake and use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can I tow in a Mercedes-Benz 420SEL? Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how light the load might seem. Defying your 420SEL 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.
  • Does my 420SEL's transmission fluid need to be inspected? Regularly checking and exchanging your 1987 420SEL’s transmission fluid is one of the best ways to help the transmission system 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. Leaks or low transmission fluid are easy to spot and affordable to repair.

Show Your Mercedes-Benz 420SEL’s Transmission Some TLC

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