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How much does Mercedes-Benz 280SE repair and maintenance cost?

The cost depends on your car, the type of service, and where you live. Here are estimates for a selection of Mercedes-Benz 280SE services.

Service Estimate Savings Dealer Estimate Location
Service type Door Lock Actuator - Rear Hatch/Trunk Replacement for 1972 Mercedes-Benz 280SE L6-2.8L Estimate $209 Savings 45.17% Dealer Estimate $382 Location Denver, CO
Service type Axle / CV Shaft Assembly - Passenger Side Front Replacement for 1978 Mercedes-Benz 280SE L6-2.8L Estimate $333 Savings 45.01% Dealer Estimate $605 Location Denver, CO
Service type Variable Valve Timing (VVT) Solenoid Replacement for 1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SE L6-2.8L Estimate $500 Savings 47.90% Dealer Estimate $959 Location Denver, CO
Service type Serpentine/Drive Belt Replacement for 1971 Mercedes-Benz 280SE V8-3.5L Estimate $132 Savings 42.74% Dealer Estimate $231 Location Denver, CO
Service type Shock Absorber - Front Replacement for 1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SE L6-2.8L Estimate $414 Savings 42.02% Dealer Estimate $715 Location Denver, CO
Service type Axle / CV Shaft Assembly - Passenger Side Rear Replacement for 1980 Mercedes-Benz 280SE L6-2.8L Estimate $333 Savings 45.01% Dealer Estimate $605 Location Denver, CO
Service type Control Arm Assembly - Rear Lower Left Replacement for 1970 Mercedes-Benz 280SE V8-3.5L Estimate $223 Savings 43.64% Dealer Estimate $396 Location Denver, CO
Service type Door Lock Actuator - Rear Hatch/Trunk Replacement for 1980 Mercedes-Benz 280SE L6-2.8L Estimate $209 Savings 45.17% Dealer Estimate $382 Location Denver, CO

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Answers to common Mercedes-Benz 280SE questions

Q: Car hard to start and hesitates
Answered by Jerel
Thanks for asking. With all of the work that has been done to the vehicle, I would recommend having a mechanic, such as one of our YourMechanic experts, inspect your starting issue (https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/car-is-hard-to-start-inspection). Your symptoms sound like an air/fuel metering...
Q: Active Body Control problem
Answered by Spencer
Hi. It sounds like there was a small leak in the system that has turned into a bigger one, and now the system can't hold any pressure at all. Typically, there will be puddles of hydraulic fluid leaking from the...
Q: Q: how often do i change my oil
Answered by Jay
My service manual says to change oil and filter every 13,000 miles or 12 months. You should verify this in the owners manual and with a local dealer just to verify.
Q: Trunk popping open while driving
Answered by Spencer
It sounds like you are on the right track. The most common cause would be an issue with the locking assembly but if the car is equipped with a switch to open the trunk that could also be an issue....

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