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How Much Does It Cost to Replace a Mercedes Transmission?

FAQs Jackson Bowman July 29, 2022

The cost of a new Mercedes-Benz transmission can be over $3,500 depending on the vehicle, however transmission services such as oil changes and a transmission fluid flush are significantly cheaper, costing less than $150 in some cases.< /p>

How long do Mercedes transmissions last?

At German Auto Center we strongly recommend servicing your Mercedes-Benz transmission between 80,000 and 100,000 miles or after five years of operation. We also recommend a continued service interval every 40,000 miles thereafter. No liquid is really for life.

How much does it cost to replace an entire transmission?

On average, replacing a vehicle transmission costs approximately $2,600, with average transmission replacement prices in the US for 2020 ranging from approximately $1,800 to $3,400, according to the TransmissionRepairCostGuide.

Is it worth changing a transmission?

Rebuilding a transmission can save you big bucks in the short term while keeping car payments off your monthly budget. For many, rebuilding their transmission is well worth the cost. Rebuilding a transmission can cost you $2500 or more, which is a significant change.

Are Mercedes transmissions reliable?

Unlike many other car manufacturers, Mercedes only uses self-made automatic transmissions. These are generally very reliable as long as these transmissions are regularly maintained.

What is considered high mileage for a Mercedes-Benz?

The Mercedes-Benz Classic High Mileage Award is presented to owners whose vehicles have traveled 155,000 miles or more as verified by an official Mercedes-Benz dealer representative.

Is it cheaper to rebuild or replace a transmission?

Transmission replacement is the most expensive option when repairing your transmission. In many cases you will hear this being referred to as “obsolete”. Basically, the manufacturer replaces defective parts with modified parts. This is an option when the gearbox is too damaged to even consider an overhaul.

Is it better to replace a transmission or buy a new car?

It’s almost always cheaper to fix a car than to buy a new one. Although something as serious as an engine failure or a failed transmission can cost anywhere from $3,000 to $7,000 to replace at a dealership, such repairs still don’t cost as much as buying a new car.

Why is transmission work so expensive?

Transmission repairs are so expensive because of the diagnostics, which is figuring out which part of the transmission has failed. Suppose you are driving to work and stop at a red light.

How much does it cost to remove and install a transmission?

Replacement can range from $1,800 to $3,400. Depending on the shop and technician, labor costs can range from $500 to $1,200. Here’s a quick rundown of the average transmission replacement cost: Remanufactured Transmission – $1,300 to $3,400.

What are the signs your transmission is going out?

What causes the transmission to go out?

Transmission failure is the complete loss of transmission performance. Transmission failure can be caused by slipping, symptomatic noise, lack of fluid due to leakage, overheating, or external factors affecting the transmission.

How long does it take to replace transmission?

The time required to replace a transmission often depends on the type of transmission and the vehicle. It usually only takes a day or two to replace a transmission in most rear wheel vehicles. However, some newer front wheel drive models can be quite labor intensive and take three to four days.

Why is my Mercedes transmission slipping?

One of the main reasons your transmission is slipping is low transmission oil. The fluid in your transmission uses hydraulic power to shift gears. If the fluid level is too low, it cannot build up enough pressure to force a transmission to shift.

Can you rebuild a Mercedes transmission?

This is one of the biggest – and most expensive – repairs you can do. A gearbox can fail for almost as many reasons as there are parts in it, and it is often easier to replace than to repair.

Why is my Mercedes in limp mode?

To protect your transmission from further overheating (and to keep you safe while driving), your Mercedes-Benz activates limp home mode, throttles your power, prevents gear changes and thereby lowers the transmission temperature.

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