Mercedes-Benz 300SD Repair and Maintenance

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

Mercedes-Benz 300SD Problems

Insulation Degrades on Engine Wiring Harness and Leaves Conductors Exposed

The engine wiring can degrade because the insulating material falls off leaving the bare wire exposed. This can cause many problems depending on which wires are exposed and what they touch.

Closing Assist/Door Lock Issues Due to Pneumatic System Problems

Problems with the pneumatic system can cause closing assist and door lock issues.

High Usage Vehicles May Experience Ignition Lock and Tumbler Failures

Due to wear, high usage vehicles can experience ignition lock and tumbler failures. The ignition lock cylinder will generally require replacement to correct this concern.

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Mercedes-Benz 300SD Questions

Only one lifter was leaking now all six how do I fix (1 answer)

There is fuel coming out of hoses it's everywhere

How to remove Auxiliary fan assembly and fan blades in Mercedes 1992 300SD (1 answer)

Problems to remove the auxiliary.

please help me out love this car (1 answer)

when i put the car in reverse the engine revs up and jerks in to reverse. also the ac or heat wnt blow out the vents

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Mercedes-Benz 300SD Reviews

Beautiful road car. Well balanced. With me, a full tank of fuel and a suitcase in the trunk the car has 2500 lbs on the front axel and 2500 lbs on the real axel. Has long legs (28 gal tank and 30 MPG on the road) which gives me an 840 mile range to fuel exhaustion. I had just about everything replaced under MB warranty (new factory crated engine, turbocharger, A/C evaporato...

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