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1990 Mercedes-Benz 300TE Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1990 Mercedes-Benz 300TE

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 1990 Mercedes-Benz 300TE is between $654 and $799 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

Repair Cost Index Score
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1990 Mercedes-Benz 300TE
scores in the middle range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$726
Annual Repair Cost
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The part that attaches the distributor rotor to the camshaft can break; the starter will still crank, but the engine will not start.
The cooling system hoses may fail unexpectedly. The hoses can look good on the outside, but the rubber can degrade and erode on the inside. If not carefully checked, the hoses can burst at any ...
The bushings for the shifter lever wear out to the point where they break and fall out. This causes excessive movement (loose feel) in the shifter lever and a clanging-type noise when changing gears.
Don't know were the fuse box is at
It seems like it isn't going to start then when I put my foot down on the throttle it eventually ...
This problem happens once it is warm
Overall (3 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
July 21, 2010
1990 Mercedes-Benz 300TE
love the car but always seem to need something. Best family car EVER
August 22, 2009
1990 Mercedes-Benz 300TE
I have purchased a 1990 300TE. Bodywork fab, general condition is awesome throughout. Some slight problems with the transmission, but nothing that a transmission oil change and check on vacuum pi...
March 08, 2009
1990 Mercedes-Benz 300TE
It's a Benz. Like no other car. The only problem i had is the premature suspension failure (at 168K miles) Replacement parts are rather costly, and so is the expert service. It is NOT a car to tak...