1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL Drivetrain Service

What Does the Drivetrain Do In Your 1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL

The drivetrain is responsible for transferring power from your 560SEL's engine to its wheels. It runs the full length of your Mercedes-Benz, from the axles to the transmission. It’s one of your 560SEL’s most complex systems and includes everything after the engine transmission: driveshafts, axles, joints, differentials, and wheels. When you tune into you 1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL drivetrain, you help maintain your vehicle’s overall power. Follow Mercedes-Benz's recommendations for lubricating bearings/gears and checking/changing differential fluids to minimize repairs over time.

What Are Mercedes-Benz 560SEL 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 1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL drivetrain components including the CV axles, joints, and driving shaft. Your 560SEL might need driveshaft repair if you notice clunks when shifting, vibration as your vehicle accelerates, resistance when turning, or heavy vibrations in your floorboards. It's hard to put a timeframe on drivetrain repair. The system's pieces and parts don't necessarily have a "shelf life." 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 560SEL drives.

How much does it cost to fix your 1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL drivetrain? Again, it depends! Some more minor differential repairs, like gasket or seal replacement, can lean toward being more affordable. But bigger repairs, like bearing or gear replacement, can be a little more expensive since the labor is much more intensive.

Questions About 1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL

When you have drivetrain problems, you have driving problems. Check out our top 1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL drivetrain Q&A below, and visit your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care with any drivetrain concerns.

  • How does Mercedes-Benz drivetrain maintenance help 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? Your Mercedes-Benz 560SEL drivetrain might be damaged if you notice strange noises from the rear of your vehicle, see fluid leaking, or have issues turning.
  • How often should I come in for Mercedes-Benz 560SEL 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.

1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL Repair

Nothing lasts forever. Even your Mercedes-Benz 560SEL's many parts and pieces. When something breaks, we're ready. Click on a repair below to learn more about 1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL repairs.

Schedule Mercedes-Benz 560SEL Drivetrain Service

Maintain your vehicle power by maintaining your drivetrain. Firestone Complete Auto Care technicians are equipped to fix 1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL drivetrain systems. Schedule your appointment.