Transmission Oil Seals May Leak on High Mileage Vehicles on Mercedes-Benz 300SE

High mileage vehicles may develop a transmission fluid leak from one or more of the oil seals.

 

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Average mileage: 170,000 (105,000–275,000)
4 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 300SE 185,000 mi,
Transmission fluid leaks from gaskets. Losing fluid at a slow rate.
1990 Mercedes-Benz 300SE 115,000 mi,
300 se 1990 will not move in reverse
front tranny seal is out, fluid just pours back out.