Mercedes W123 Repair iFixit

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Mercedes-Benz W123


Background ¶

is the internal chassis-designation Mercedes-Benz for their executive line of manufactured between 1976 and

Within the W123 chassis, as it for Mercedes of the era, cars named after their size, fuel type, and sub-type.

Engine size was by its displacement in liters. So a 280E has a 2.8 inline-6 cylinder engine.

type was indicated by the trailing after the number. D stands for E stands for Einspritzung, which to fuel-injection on the gas engines. If there is no E or D it is a carbureted gas engine.

Chassis sub-type is designated another trailing letter the number. C stands for coupe. T for touring, otherwise known as an or station-wagon. If there is no T or C then it is a sedan.

A few examples:

A 240D is a 2.4 diesel engine sedan

A 300TD is a 3.0 liter diesel station wagon

A 200T is a 2.0 carbureted gas engine touring/station-wagon that was not available in the U.S.

good to remember that TD not stand for turbo diesel and designates the touring models. diesel models will TURBODIESEL on the rear of the car, but is no designation between turbo and in the model numbers.

Early Diesel models in the United States, up to about were not equipped with Afterwards, the OM617 3.0 liter engines in U.S. W123’s turbocharged (in other parts of the a turbo charger remained an The OM616 2.4 liter diesel in the U.S. 240D remained aspirated throughout their run. There were several gas engines across the These various W123 models shared many but also have some differences. Some guides be specific to early Diesels, to late. Others will all years and engine types.

The following models were in the United States:

Gas version ¶

Mercedes-Benz W123

230 (carborated 2.3 liter I4)

280E (fuel-injected 2.8 liter I6)

280CE (coupe model)

version models: ¶

(2.4 liter OM616 I4)

300D (3.0 liter I5)

300CD (coupe model)

(wagon model)

In the United the larger engine cars, the 300’s, came with a list of standard items were options in other They would come with power windows, locking, automatic climate and automatic transmission. Only the engine cars, like the came with base-level like manual windows and a transmission.

Mercedes-Benz W123
Mercedes-Benz W123
Mercedes-Benz W123
Mercedes-Benz W123

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