Mercedes-Benz 300TE 4MATIC Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Mercedes-Benz 300TE 4MATIC
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Mercedes-Benz 300TE 4MATIC ProblemsEmissions Air Injection Pumps Can Seize Up and Cause Noise/Smoke
The emissions air injection pump can seize, causing a loud squealing noise followed by smoke from the drive belt. If the engine is not turned off, the belt will break, turning on the alternator/battery warning light.
Due to the size and material used on the brakes of these vehicles, the brakes may start to squeak around the 50 percent wear point. The brake rotor surfaces become uneven, causing a lip to form at the outer edge of the rotor. Because of this, the rotors are usually replaced when the pads are worn (pad life varies depending on driving style and terrain).
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.
Mercedes-Benz 300TE 4MATIC QuestionsThis Car Will Start And Run When Cold,After 10 Or So Min. Will Die,And not Start (1 answer)
Until It cools off,Have Replace The Coil.
How many hours of labor does this job take?
I have a 1991 300te 4-matic and need to replace the rear auto leveling shocks with regular shocks . Is there a kit that can make this job alot simpler?