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1991 Mercedes-Benz 300TE Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1991 Mercedes-Benz 300TE

1991 Mercedes-Benz 300TE Problems

The sunroof may not work correctly due to failed components as a result of age and wear. Repairing a sunroof can be labor intensive and very costly.

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.

The part that attaches the distributor rotor to the camshaft can break; the starter will still crank, but the engine will not start.

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1991 Mercedes-Benz 300TE Questions

car will not start battery good turns over will not fire new spark plugs. put dry gas in.email is dhersh56@yahoo.com

THE BATTERY LOSES CHARGE AFTER ABOUT 5 DAYS. THERE IS A SPARK WHEN ATTACHING THE NEG. CABLE. I REMOVED/REPLACED FUSES ONE BY ONE UNTIL NO SPARK AT NEG. CABLE. THE BATTERY NOW HOLDS CHARGE BUT TURN SIGNALS AND FLASHERS DON'T WORK.
SO I KNOW WHICH FUSE IT IS BUT DON'T KNOW WHERE TO GO NEXT?

Just bought a 300TE and it is a great car but I have replaced the motor mounts, radio, antenna and headlight doors. Had to tow the vehicle 200 miles after a wheel bearing broke. Would it be a good idea to replace both of them while the car is on the lift? It is the rear passenger side that wen...

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1991 Mercedes-Benz 300TE Reviews

Over all the car is very well made mine has 270,000 miles normal maint is required.

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