Mercedes-Benz 190E Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Mercedes-Benz 190E
Mercedes-Benz 190E Problems
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.
One or more door windows may stop working due to a failed window regulator. Replacement of the failed regulator will be necessary to correct this concern.
High mileage vehicles may develop a transmission fluid leak from one or more of the oil seals.
Mercedes-Benz 190E Questions
When I shift from first to second it makes a clucking sound and sometimes when I am on the freeway sometimes I loose power also when I try to shift into reverse it just free revs
THERE IS NOTHING ON THE INTERNET to go by and local mechanics have not worked on one as old as mine?!?
Mercedes-Benz 190E Reviews
This car has been a joy to own. Transmission went at 120,000 miles and there have been a few minor electrical problems, but overall it's been great. At 180,000 miles my A/C is out and I need advice on what to fix.
I bought the car, 1989 190E 2.6, with 100K miles about 6 months ago off Craigslist. It wasn't running but it was very inexpensive and cosmetically excellent. The owner before me drove it home from work one day, 2 1/2 years ago and it quit and he left it in the driveway. I paid the $500 he was asking and towed her home. This is what she needed and I did all the work myself: New Battery-$60 New...
My car starts but will not stay started. Today I was trying to start it and the master cylinder backfired. Please advise Thanks, Tommu Lee