What does it mean when it says transmission service required?

A clear red fluid shows that a transmission is in good working order. If the fluid is discolored or has unpleasant odour, this is usually an indication of internal wear and damage. If so, an internal inspection is required.

How much is a Mercedes transmission service?

Mercedes-Benz E350 Transmission Fluid Change Cost Estimate. Labor costs are estimated between $187 and $236 while parts are priced at $82. This range is based on the number and age of Mercedes-Benz E350’s on the road.

How often should a Mercedes transmission be serviced?

every 40,000 miles
Most Mercedes Benz models specify a transmission service every 40,000 miles. It is important to check your owner’s manual or stop in at German Auto Center and have one of our Mercedes Benz experts take a look for you. Dirty transmission fluid within your Mercedes Benz will quickly lead to costly repairs.

How often should you service transmission?

every 30,000 to 60,000 miles
Most manufacturers recommend replacing transmission fluid every 30,000 to 60,000 miles. If you tow, or do mostly city driving with constant changes of gears, it may be wise to change your ATF even more often.

Is a transmission service necessary?

How often do I need a transmission service? It is recommended to service your transmission every 30,000 miles or 2 years. However, if you drive in extreme conditions you may need to have it serviced more often.

What does Mercedes transmission service include?

A Full Mercedes-Benz Transmission Service includes a gasket, filter replacement, flush, fluid change, hose and pan inspection and a free multi-point inspection on all other components.

Does Mercedes recommend transmission flush?

Most Mercedes Benz automatic transmissions are required to be serviced every 40,000 miles. On some of the older Mercedes models, then A/T was serviced at 40,000 miles and then not serviced again for the life of the vehicle. Do Not have your Mercedes Benz automatic transmission flushed.