Mercedes-Benz 300D Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Mercedes-Benz 300D
Mercedes-Benz 300D Problems
Due to age and sun exposure, the interior wood trim cracks and the finish gets a cloudy haze. Replacement if the trim would be the most common solution to the problem.
Due to wear of the internal drive gear, the speedometer can stop working.
Mercedes-Benz 300D Questions
Would like to know how to check the current and working condition of the glow plug relay before buying a new relay or new glow plugs. Plugs are 3 years old.
Mercedes-Benz 300D Reviews
I own a 94 european model imported in 97. Best ever hands down, it even has the fire-extinguisher system under driver seat. Starts right up, handles, accelerates and handles great.
It may be old and slow by today's standards but it is absolutely fabulous to drive and built like a tank.
The 1993 Mercedes Benz 300D is the best car I've ever owned. Not only is it a fun, smooth ride, but the engine is practically immortal as long as you do routine checkups and quick fixes. The fuel efficiency is epic for an early 90's vehicle. I average about 30mpg driving like a maniac, and that's with some throttle problems as well. Also, mind you, the fact that you can use SVO and WVO to p...