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Mercedes-Benz 300TE 4MATIC Problems

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Most Common Mercedes-Benz 300TE 4MATIC Problems

The emissions air injection pump can seize, causing a loud squealing noise followed by smoke from the drive belt.
Due to wear of the internal drive gear, the speedometer can stop working.
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...
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2 Known Mercedes-Benz 300TE 4MATIC Brake Problems

4 Known Mercedes-Benz 300TE 4MATIC Drive Train Problems

2 Known Mercedes-Benz 300TE 4MATIC Electrical & Lights Problems

7 Known Mercedes-Benz 300TE 4MATIC Engine Problems

4 Known Mercedes-Benz 300TE 4MATIC Exhaust & Emissions Problems

2 Known Mercedes-Benz 300TE 4MATIC Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

6 Known Mercedes-Benz 300TE 4MATIC Miscellaneous Problems

5 Known Mercedes-Benz 300TE 4MATIC Suspension & Steering Problems

32 Known Mercedes-Benz 300TE 4MATIC Problems

Years to Avoid

Based on owner-submitted report and recall notices, Mercedes-Benz 300TE 4MATIC years 1990, 1991, and 1993 are the most likely to experience problems.

1990 Mercedes-Benz 300TE 4MATIC
1991 Mercedes-Benz 300TE 4MATIC
1993 Mercedes-Benz 300TE 4MATIC
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