1989 Mercedes-Benz 300-Class Overview


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300CE Coupe
3 national listings
300E Sedan
2 national listings
300SE Sedan
2 national listings
300SEL Sedan
3 national listings
300TE Wagon

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300sd by Jack
 — The 300SD... Poor performance, but this car isn't meant for the track. This car is the perfect everyday, drivable car. It will ALWAYS get you from A to B and with a "little" modification, it is one... Read More
If You Find One In Good Shape Like Mine And Have A Slight Neurotic Nature, This Car Is For You. by Denton
 — (1989 300 SE W126 S-Class, short body, 3.0 inline 6.) It's a very comfortable car and everything works. It moves for the most part, but when driving in the mountains, it can be sluggish at times. ... Read More
Masterpiece. German Artwork by Taylor
 — The car is made like a tank, probably the safest car on the road. While performance may not be top notch its a wonderful and comfortable car to be in. Acceleration is slow in the diesel but handling a... Read More

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Mercedes-Benz 300-Class Questions


I Have A 300e Mercedes 1989

I was told that it is not a good idea to switch from regular oil to synthetic, was told it might create leaks and damage the engine. Your feedback is appreciated.

88 views with 1 answer (last answer 4 months ago)

I Have Pulled My Key Out Of My Mersades 300e In Wrong Possition Now Cant Ge...

I have pulled key out in wrong possition now cannot put key back in to unlock

33 views with 1 answer (last answer 7 months ago)

How To Replace In Tank Fuel Pump 300e

i have a chance o buy a 1989 300e with in tank fuel pump problems. need to know if i can replace it by myself?

126 views with 3 answers (last answer 7 months ago)

1989 Benz - What Should The Rpm's Be At 70 Mph?

1989 Benz 300SE - what should the rpm's be at 70 mph? It currently run at 3500 RPM - feels and seem like it should be shifting into another gear. It shifts on about 15-20 mph then again at 40-45 mph.

66 views with 3 answers (last answer 8 months ago)

What Type Oil To Use In My 1989 300 Sel Gas Mercedes

not sure what oil to use whether its 10 30 or synthetic or what

302 views with 1 answer (last answer about a year ago)