Transmission Services for 1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SL

Why is Your 1987 560SL’s Transmission So Important?

Your transmission carries power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive at the speed you desire. Because your transmission is responsible for converting the right amount of power into the right amount of speed, a tiny transmission issue can take a major toll on your car’s performance. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. 1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SL transmission problems could include shifting delays, grinding when accelerating, the car shaking at any speed, or whistling noises and a burning smell coming from under the hood. Let Mercedes-Benz 560SL transmission problems linger and you might notice your fuel economy decrease or find that you can't drive your 560SL at all.

Mercedes-Benz Transmission Recommendations for 1987 560SLs

According to Mercedes-Benz, your 560SL’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. Specifically, your 560SL differential and transmission fluids should be exchanged at regular intervals with Mercedes-Benz-approved products. Our technicians are trained to service 1987  Mercedes-Benz 560SL transmission systems according to vehicle manufacturer recommendations. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your 560SL’s transmission, book an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your engine running at peak performance.

Mercedes-Benz 560SL Transmission Service Pricing

We do our best to keep Mercedes-Benz 560SL transmission repairs and services affordable. Stop by your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care and we'll start your visit with a free Courtesy Check. We’ll give your 560SL a check-up so you can make informed service and repair decisions. Whether your car needs a transmission fluid exchange or routine maintenance, you can rely on our Triple Promise to deliver a car that’s Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SL Questions & Answers

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your Mercedes-Benz? Keeping your foot on the brake pedal or lightly but consistently pushing it down can lead to transmission problems. Pay attention to how often you apply your brake and use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can I tow in a Mercedes-Benz 560SL? Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how small it is. The added weight can cause issues with your transmission if your vehicle isn't equipped to handle the load. Always consult your owner's manual before towing or hauling something.
  • When should I have my 560SL's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Caring for your Mercedes-Benz 560SL’s transmission fluid is a great way to help it perform. A general rule of thumb is to have your transmission fluid checked and changed about every 30,000 to 60,000 miles, but that timeline can change if you're hard on your Mercedes-Benz. Leaks or low transmission fluid are easy to spot and affordable to repair.

Show Your Mercedes-Benz 560SL’s Transmission Some TLC

Don’t wait for minor transmission issues to snowball. Firestone Complete Auto Care will take care of your 1987 560SL, whether it's a manual or automatic. Schedule an appointment today.