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Mercedes-Benz 450SLC (1971 - 1980)

Complete coverage for your vehicle

Written from hands-on experience gained from the complete strip-down and rebuild of a Mercedes-Benz 450SLC, Haynes can help you understand, care for and repair your Mercedes-Benz 450SLC. We do it ourselves to help you do-it-yourself, and whatever your mechanical ability, the practical step-by-step explanations, linked to over 900 photos, will help you get the job done right. Regular servicing and maintenance of your Mercedes-Benz 450SLC can help maintain its resale value, save you money, and make it safer to drive.

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What's covered

What's covered: 

Mercedes-Benz 350 & 450 1971-1980
Rear wheel drive
Series –

350SL Roadster
450SL Roadster
450SLC Coupe
450SE Sedan
450SEL Sedan
Chassis Type W107 W116

Body – Roadster, Coupe, Sedan
Engine –

Petrol:  3.5L V8 SOHC engines (M116), 4.5L V8 SOHC engines (M117)

PLEASE NOTE that this manual is intended for vehicles built to US specifications. Although it is useful when the products or systems are similar to those in other markets, there may still be significant differences, especially in areas concerned with safety and emission control.

Table of contents

Chapter 1: Tune-up and routine maintenance
Chapter 2: Engine
Chapter 3: Cooling, heating and air conditioning
Chapter 4: Fuel and exhaust systems
Chapter 5: Engine electrical systems
Chapter 6: Emissions control systems
Chapter 7: Automatic transmission
Chapter 8: Driveline
Chapter 9: Braking system
Chapter 10: Chassis electrical system
Chapter 11 A: Standard suspension and steering
Chapter 11 B: Hydropneumatic suspension
Chapter 12: Bodywork
Wiring Diagrams

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