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Mercedes-Benz 450SEL (1971 - 1980)

Complete coverage for your vehicle

Written from hands-on experience gained from the complete strip-down and rebuild of a Mercedes-Benz 450SEL, Haynes can help you understand, care for and repair your Mercedes-Benz 450SEL. 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 450SEL can help maintain its resale value, save you money, and make it safer to drive.

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Mercedes-Benz 350SL Roadster (1971 - 1980)
Mercedes-Benz 450SE V8 Sedan (1971 - 1980)
Mercedes-Benz 450SEL V8 Sedan (1971 - 1980)
Mercedes-Benz 450SL Coupe (1971 - 1980)
Mercedes-Benz 450SLC Coupe (1971 - 1980)
Mercedes-Benz 450SL Roadster (1971 - 1980)
Mercedes-Benz 450SLC Roadster (1971 - 1980)

PLEASE NOTE that this manual is intended for vehicles built to US specifications and do not cover diesel models unless specifically stated. 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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8.5 x 11