1993 Mercedes-Benz 300SD Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1993 Mercedes-Benz 300SD

1993 Mercedes-Benz 300SD Problems

Premature Tire Wear Due to Cracked Lower Control Arm Bushings

The lower control arm bushings can wear and crack, leading to irregular and premature tire wear. Worn Ball joints can also cause similar tire wear problems. I some cases it may be necessary to replace the lower control arm, including bushings & ball joint to correct this concern.

Tandem Hydraulic Pumps May Leak From Either Section

Some models have tandem hydraulic pumps—one section for power steering and the other for suspension adjustment. These pumps are prone to leakage from either section.

Engine wire harness damage due to leaking battery

The battery can leak acid onto the engine compartment wiring harness, causing damage to the wiring from corrosion.

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