Close
Mercedes-Benz 400SEL Problems

Poor idle quality due to oil feed tubes falling into crankcase on Mercedes-Benz 400SEL

Problem Description and Possible Solution

Oil feed tubes break and fall into the crankcase (engine) and the tappet becomes noisy (ticking), resulting in degraded idle quality. Our technicians recommend replacing all of the tubes at the same time, broken or not.
(1 person reported this problem)

Mercedes-Benz 400SEL Vehicles With This Problem

RepairPal Verified
Average mileage: (–)
1 model year affected: 1993
Not Your Mercedes-Benz 400SEL Problem?
Brake problem? Or maybe a faulty head gasket cylinder?
Learn About Your Car Problems
Search For a Specific Car Problem
Viewing 0 comments