1992 Mercedes-Benz 300TE Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1992 Mercedes-Benz 300TE

1992 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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1992 Mercedes-Benz 300TE Questions

Recently changed fuel pump, plugs, wires, distributor cap and checked coil resistance: .8 ohms primary
8,300 ohms secondary cold. Seems ok.
Any suggestions where to go from here ??

sputter is random...started about 2 weeks ago i notice more obvious when go from stop to cruise speed...once cruise about 60/70 mph its better....replaced fuel pump located under chassis right side rear passenger area about 6 months ago, plugs, distributor rotor/cap...running excellent...recent s...

I know that I will need a special tool to get the radio out, so where do I get it or do retail stores have the tool when I take it to them to put a new radio in? What all do I need to remove to get the original radio out?

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1992 Mercedes-Benz 300TE Reviews

Awesome car! These cars were so over-engineered and built as to almost never wear out. We drive "Betty" all over the Big Island with no worries about break-downs, etc. If you think getting your oil/filter changed is a service, you're heading for trouble, no matter what you drive. I service the car well, near-new tires, belts, hoses, etc. replaced on a regular basis. Use only Premium fuel...

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