1991 Mercedes-Benz 190E Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1991 Mercedes-Benz 190E

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1991 Mercedes-Benz 190E Problems

Cracked Driveshaft Flex Discs May Cause Driveshaft Movement/Vibration

A vibration felt through the center floor of the vehicle can be caused by cracked and/or shredded driveshaft flex discs, resulting in excessive driveshaft movement. If not repaired, damage to the driveshaft center support bearing, transmission, or differential can occur.

Coolant Leak/Overheating Due to Radiator Leak

A coolant leak may develop form the Radiator due to degradation of its plastic components. Replacement of the failed radiator will be necessary.

Rough Running Engine Due to Misfire

A rough running motor or lack of power can be caused by a failed distributor cap or rotor, ignition wires (or their resistors), or valve cover gasket leaks. If the valve cover gasket leaks, oil can pool where the ignition wire resistor connects to the spark plug. The resistor can fail and the spark plug may not fire because of a short circuit through the oil.

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1991 Mercedes-Benz 190E Questions

Why dose the transmission shift hard from first to second or not have reverse (2 answers)

When I shift from first to second it makes a clucking sound and sometimes when I am on the freeway sometimes I loose power also when I try to shift into reverse it just free revs

Cold start Then runs rough till warm (1 answer)

Changed the plugs and wires due to skip this fixed it but VERY hard too start cold. This problem happens all the time

what are possible causes for automatic transmission shifting hard fluid is fine (2 answers)

seems worse when cold

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1991 Mercedes-Benz 190E Reviews

My car starts but will not stay started. Today I was trying to start it and the master cylinder backfired. Please advise Thanks, Tommu Lee

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