1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SL Engine Tune-Ups & Maintenance

Tune Into Your Mercedes-Benz 560SL

Is your engine overdue for a tune-up? If you're the type of driver who waits for something to go wrong with your vehicle, it might be time to change your ways, particularly if you want to keep your 1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SL in tip-top shape. Periodic tune-ups can bring more power back to your 560SL’s engine. They're designed to help your engine start easier and run more efficiently, which can lead to lower emission levels and better fuel economy. When you follow the guidelines specified by Mercedes-Benz for your vehicle’s tune-up schedule, you’re taking vital steps toward keeping your 560SL’s engine running smoother, longer.

Engine Tune-Up for Mercedes-Benz 560SL

Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care offers a range of engine tune-up services for your 1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SL. The standard Firestone Tune-Up is one service option. The standard Firestone Tune-Up includes new spark plugs (and installation!), a thorough inspection of engine components, and a lifetime parts warranty*. A second service option replaces the air and fuel filter in your 560SL. The third tune-up option is a fuel system cleaning service, which is a three-step process that removes varnish, dirt, and carbon deposits on your 560SL's fuel injectors, throttle body, and throttle plate. This goes a long way in boosting your fuel system’s overall performance. Consider this when choosing a tune-up service for your 560SL: your vehicle’s maintenance record and mileage can determine which service is best. This means that a tune-up service that’s a great fit for another car may not be optimal for yours. Talk to a technician about your driving style, mileage, and service history to learn more about your vehicle's specific needs.

Where Should I Go for My Mercedes-Benz 560SL Tune-Up?

Come to Firestone Complete Auto Care for your next 1987 560SL engine tune-up. Follow Mercedes-Benz's recommended maintenance schedule or book an appointment as soon as you notice one of the following: stalling or shaky idling when you’re stopped, diminished fuel economy, engine knocking, or an illuminated check engine light.

*Check with a teammate at Firestone Complete Auto Care for complete terms and conditions regarding warranties.

1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SL Engine Tune-Up Q&A

  • What happens if my Mercedes-Benz 560SL spark plugs fail? Replace spark plugs on time or about every 30,000 miles or so. Spark plugs are small but mighty. The spark of electricity that the plug emits across a small gap creates the ignition for the combustion needed to start your car. Without that spark, your car won't start.
  • What does a puddle underneath my Mercedes-Benz 560SL mean? Puddles could indicate an oil leak, coolant leak, or brake fluid leak– all of which can critically hurt your engine. Have your engine inspected as soon as you spot a pool of liquid in your usual parking spot.
  • What do hard starts and stops do to my 560SL engine? Hard starts and stops put extra wear and tear on engine components. Smooth, gradual starts and stops, on the other hand, are a great way to help your engine run better. They can also help maximize your fuel economy.

1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SL Maintenance

Take care of your vehicle and it'll take care of you. Click on a service below to learn more about properly maintaining your Mercedes-Benz 560SL.

1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SL Repair

Nothing lasts forever. Even your Mercedes-Benz 560SL's many parts and pieces. When something breaks, we're ready. Click on a repair below to learn more about 1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SL repairs.

Schedule an Appointment for Your Mercedes-Benz 560SL Tune-Up

Keep your 560SL running newer, longer. Schedule an engine tune-up as soon as you notice your engine running differently. Make your appointment today.