1990 Mercedes-Benz 500SL Drivetrain Repair & Service

1990 Mercedes-Benz 500SL Drivetrain Service

The drivetrain is responsible for transferring power from your 500SL's engine to its wheels. It runs the full length of your Mercedes-Benz, from the axles to the transmission. It’s a very intricate system of moving parts and is comprised of everything after the engine transmission: axles, wheels, driveshafts, differentials, and joints. When you tune into you 1990 Mercedes-Benz 500SL drivetrain, you help maintain your vehicle’s overall power. You can minimize repairs by following Mercedes-Benz's recommendations for checking and changing differential fluids, and lubricating bearings and gears.

Mercedes-Benz 500SL Drivetrain Repairs

Drivetrains for front, rear, and all-wheel-drive and 4WD vehicles are quite different, so you don't want to go to just anyone for drivetrain repair. You want to visit Firestone Complete Auto Care. We can take care of most 1990 Mercedes-Benz 500SL drivetrain components including the CV joints, CV axles, and driveshaft. Your 500SL might need driveshaft repair if you notice resistance when turning, heavy vibrations in your floorboards, clunks when shifting, or vibration as your vehicle accelerates. There isn’t necessarily a concrete timeframe for when drivetrain repair will be needed. The system’s parts and pieces don’t have a set expiration date. A lot depends on your driving style and climate. That’s one reason it’s a wise idea to visit Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign your Mercedes-Benz 500SL doesn’t drive like it used to.

Is normal to wonder whether or not 1990 Mercedes-Benz 500SL drivetrain repair is expensive. Again, it depends! Some more minor differential repairs, like gasket or seal replacement, can lean toward being more affordable. But bigger repairs, like gear or bearing replacement, can be a little more expensive since the labor is much more intensive.

Mercedes-Benz 500SL Drivetrain Q&A

Drivetrain problems mean driving problems. Get answers to common drivetrain questions and visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for drivetrain help.

  •  Can Mercedes-Benz drivetrain maintenance help me save money? Yes. Servicing the drivetrain system can help you avoid more significant repairs. A bad drivetrain can put more stress on other vehicle components.
  • What are signs my Mercedes-Benz drivetrain is damaged? Noises toward the back of your Mercedes-Benz 500SL, leaking fluid, trouble turning — these could all be signs of drivetrain damage you want to address. Take action before something more severe happens.
  • How often will I need Mercedes-Benz 500SL differential service? We recommend getting your differential inspected and the differential fluid changed as a part of your regular vehicle maintenance routine. Your vehicle cannot function without a differential. Differential service frequency varies from car to car.

1990 Mercedes-Benz 500SL Repair

Nothing lasts forever. Even your Mercedes-Benz 500SL's many parts and pieces. When something breaks, we're ready. Click on a repair below to learn more about 1990 Mercedes-Benz 500SL repairs.

Schedule Mercedes-Benz 500SL Drivetrain Service

Maintain your vehicle power by maintaining your drivetrain. Firestone Complete Auto Care technicians are equipped to fix 1990 Mercedes-Benz 500SL drivetrain systems. Schedule your appointment.