1991 Mercedes-Benz 300TE 4MATIC Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1991 Mercedes-Benz 300TE 4MATIC
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 300TE 4MATIC ProblemsEmissions Air Injection Pumps Can Seize Up and Cause Noise/Smoke
The emissions air injection pump can seize, causing a loud squealing noise followed by smoke from the drive belt. If the engine is not turned off, the belt will break, turning on the alternator/battery warning light.
Due to the size and material used on the brakes of these vehicles, the brakes may start to squeak around the 50 percent wear point. The brake rotor surfaces become uneven, causing a lip to form at the outer edge of the rotor. Because of this, the rotors are usually replaced when the pads are worn (pad life varies depending on driving style and terrain).
Internal and External engine oil & coolant leaks can develop from the head gasket and/or timing cover gasket; these leaks should be repaired before the engine oil and coolant intermix which can result in severe engine damage.
1991 Mercedes-Benz 300TE 4MATIC QuestionsIs there a replacement kit for rear shocks (1 answer)
I have a 1991 300te 4-matic and need to replace the rear auto leveling shocks with regular shocks . Is there a kit that can make this job alot simpler?
Occasionally starter will not work when in "Park" or "Neutral" or or sometimes both. What could be the cause ?
How much would it be for just both rear bearings parts without the service of someone fixing the bearings?