1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 Transmission Service & Repairs

Take Time for Your Mercedes-Benz E320 Transmission

Don’t wait for minor transmission issues to snowball. Firestone Complete Auto Care will take care of your 1997 E320, whether it's a manual or automatic. Schedule an appointment today.

What Does Your Mercedes-Benz E320 Transmission Do?

The transmission delivers power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive on your terms. Because your transmission is responsible for converting the right amount of power into the right amount of speed, a small transmission issue can put a big dent in your E320’s performance. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. 1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, a feeling of shakiness, or a burning smell or whistling sounds coming from under the hood. If you ignore Mercedes-Benz E320 transmission issues you could see your fuel economy decrease or find that you can't drive your E320 at all.

Mercedes-Benz Transmission Recommendations for 1997 E320s

According to Mercedes-Benz, your E320’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. For example, the transmission fluid in your E320 should be exchanged regularly with Mercedes-Benz-approved fluid. Our expert techs are familiar with 1997 E320 services and perform them according to Mercedes-Benz-recommended specifications. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your E320’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 E320 Transmission Repairs Cost

We work hard to offer affordable Mercedes-Benz E320 transmission repairs and services. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and we’ll give your car a free Courtesy Check. We’ll check out your E320’s major systems and components to help inform your car service 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.

1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 Questions & Answers

  • What happens when you "ride" your Mercedes-Benz's brakes? Riding the brakes (keeping your foot lightly pressed on the brake pedal for a long time) can lead to transmission issues over time. Pay attention to how often you apply your brake and use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can my Mercedes-Benz tow?   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.
  • How often does my E320 transmission fluid need to be checked? Regularly checking and exchanging your 1997 E320’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.