Need Help?

1973 Mercedes-Benz 280 Series 280SEL Sedan 4.5 Base

1973 Mercedes-Benz 280 Series 280SEL Sedan 4.5
Do you own this car?
Estimated Mileage
 Miles
Enter current mileage for most
accurate info about this vehicle


Track Your Service Records
Get Recall Alerts
Get Updated Value Estimates on Your Car.

Ask the Community

Ask Our Auto Mechanics

Ask our panel of certified mechanics a question. We pay for their advice so you don't have to.

Enter a Question:
Details:
Which Car is This Question About?

Recent Questions

car turns over no spark coil ok no power to points
car spins over on poiwer at points checked coil ok
Asked by Rod G June 26, 2010, 6:51 pm 1 reply
Car runs rough when warms up?
Before my car warms up it runs fine but the minute the temperature gets to about half it starts to run rough as if it's getting too much gas does anyone know what could cause this ...
Asked by Raul C November 4, 2009, 12:52 pm 1 reply
I lost power to my AC unit?
I lost power to my AC unit nothing turnes on not even the blower motor and have checked all fuses none are blown I know the system is charged it was used the day before
Asked by Raul C October 26, 2009, 11:20 am 3 replies
The "Thermal switch" that turns the auxilary fan "ON" TO
The "Thermal switch" that turns the auxilary fan "ON" TO cool the condenser on my A/C system does not close at any temperature. This switch was clamped onto the "Receiver Dryer" in...
Asked by Warren  April 11, 2009, 12:03 pm 4 replies
I need some info on heating system. Theres 2 pipes in the
I need some info on heating system. Theres 2 pipes in the firewall one bringing in coolant the other taking it out. They both are connected to I think the heater box. How do I remo...
Asked by Michael R October 14, 2008, 11:20 am 1 reply



My Auto Score

See the free AutoCheck score

Meet The Experts
Kim Perrin
Kim Perrin is our resident mechanic here at DriverSide. Kim worked as…
Tyler Orr
Tyler Orr is an expert in German and Japanese cars and has been a mechanic …
Elizabeth Kriesten
Elizabeth Kriesten worked as an automotive technician for several years at Dodge…
Tips on Servicing

Car Brakes: How Do You Know When to Change Them?

By Zach Bowman For those who suffer a daily commute through heavy traffic, your vehicle's braking system can bring thousands of pounds of metal, plastic and empty Starbucks cups to a stop hundreds of times before you get to work. It goes without saying that these pieces wear out, but they do so slowly, meaning you may not notice they need attention until ...

Read more…