Transmission Services for 1997 Mercedes-Benz E420

Show Your Mercedes-Benz E420’s Transmission Some TLC

Don’t wait for minor transmission issues to snowball. Firestone Complete Auto Care will take care of your 1997 E420, whether it's a manual or automatic. Schedule an appointment today.

What Does Your Mercedes-Benz E420 Transmission Do?

The transmission delivers power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive on your terms. Because of the transmission’s responsibility to translate the right dose of power into the right amount of speed, a small transmission issue can put a big dent in your E420’s performance. They're often easy to notice. 1997 Mercedes-Benz E420 transmission problems could include shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, the car shaking on the road, or whistling noises and a burning smell coming from under the hood. Let Mercedes-Benz E420 transmission problems linger and your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that you can't drive your E420 at all.

Mercedes-Benz Transmission Recommendations for 1997 E420s

Your E420’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to Mercedes-Benz. First off, the transmission fluid in your E420 should be exchanged regularly with Mercedes-Benz-approved fluid. Our technicians know how to service your 1997 E420 up to Mercedes-Benz-recommended standards. If you think there’s something wrong with your E420’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your Mercedes-Benz running for miles and miles.

Mercedes-Benz E420 Transmission Service Cost

We work to keep the average cost for Mercedes-Benz E420 transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Stop by your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care and we'll start your visit with a free Courtesy Check. We'll inspect your E420's major operating systems so you can have the information you need to make the best decision for your car. Whether your vehicle needs a 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 E420 Questions & Answers

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your Mercedes-Benz? Riding the brakes (keeping your foot lightly pressed on the brake pedal for a long time) can lead to transmission issues over time. Keep that in mind when driving in hilly terrain and remember to use engine braking when possible.
  • What can I tow in a Mercedes-Benz? Think twice before volunteering to tow a moving trailer, no matter how small. 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.
  • Does my E420's transmission fluid need to be inspected? Caring for your Mercedes-Benz E420’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.