Parts Catalog Accessories Catalog Tech Info Tech Forums
  Search our site:    
 Cart  | Project List | Order Status | Help    

Go Back   PeachParts Mercedes ShopForum > Technical Information and Support > Tech Help

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 03-05-2001, 12:48 PM
Registered User
Join Date: Jan 2001
Location: Charleston, SC
Posts: 93
Being a fairly new MB owner I have a couple of quick questions. Is three (3) hours labor typical for R&R of a front flex disc on my 88 300TE? What about 6 hours to R&R valve seals and gaskets(done @ 130k mi)?

I am not yet familiar enough with MBs to know if my independent has the proper experience. This vehicle continues to impress me, 13 years old and solid as a tank.

Thanks in adnvance, this site continues to be an excellent information source.

88 300TE 143,000
Reply With Quote
Old 03-05-2001, 01:54 PM
Join Date: Mar 2000
Location: Gainesville FL
Posts: 6,844
MB labor guide gives 3.4 for the V/G oil seals and 1.2 for the front flex disc only. Very few shops actually use those times as they are considered "warrantee" time and are based upon new vehicles. Our shop usually charges 4 hours and 2 hours respectively.
Steve Brotherton
Continental Imports
Gainesville FL
Bosch Master, ASE Master, L1
33 years MB technician
Reply With Quote
Old 03-05-2001, 06:52 PM
Registered User
Join Date: Feb 2000
Location: Rancho PV, CA, USA
Posts: 328
I had an independent MB shop charge one hour for the front disc along with some other work. Should not be more than two hours for this job solo. Ed
Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
flex disc alignment WillN Vintage Mercedes 3 12-31-2003 08:59 PM
Bad Flex Disc??? Or Tranny??? Gordinho80 Diesel Discussion 0 03-07-2003 02:07 AM
'95 E420 - Flex Disc vs Flex Joint - Same thing??? John_Schwarz Tech Help 0 10-17-2002 03:47 PM
Help onFront Flex Disc Replacement oktake Tech Help 4 07-15-2002 02:10 PM
Is lock tight needed on flex disc? 240-diesel Diesel Discussion 3 03-14-2002 10:58 AM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:27 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0
Copyright 2011 Pelican Parts - Posts may be archived for display on the Peach Parts or Pelican Parts Website -    DMCA Registered Agent Contact Page