does anybody know how to remove gas tank from a 1981 Mercedes Benz 280 CE?


Asked by Aug 29, 2013 at 08:06 PM about the 1981 Mercedes-Benz 280

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Oh my goodness son are you in for a treat!!! Go here for a step by step guide with pictures.

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found a u-tube video.>>> v=WrtBuQS8oXg&list=PLg0tDX_RxO6AX24-hNc5YEQ_EktVi9IP-

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that's a diesel...the tank appeared to be on the trunk side...will have to watch Mick's vid~

Guess that's SMART, keeping the elements...salt, mud Away from the tank...rusting is minimal....probably a poly tank anyways~


Diesel or not it's 99% the same procedure be it on a w123, 126, 201, 124 saloon.

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Thanks every body for the help looks like i have a lot of work to do! I'll let you all know what happens

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Honestly bud, it's a pretty easy thing to do. The hardest part is probably actually taking the thing out once it's all undone, unplugged... Good luck.

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